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Stretch of A30 to close overnight for two weeks

Stretch of A30 to close overnight for two weeks

Published by Emma Carton at 2:15pm 4th November 2019.

From tonight, a stretch of the A30 in Cornwall is closing overnight for two weeks.

Annual maintenance work is being carried out between Carland and Chiverton Cross, from 4th to 16th November.

Highways England sent the following letter to all locals in the area to make them aware.

"Please note that whilst we always aim to work to the programme, unforeseen circumstances may mean slight changes to it. We will keep you updated via advance roadside signs.

"We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience these works may cause you. We will make every effort to ensure the impact on the local community and travelling public is kept to a minimum."

Highways England

What is happening?

Verges and drains will be cleared to prevent flooding, Highways England will carry out some small ares of re-surfacing, clean signs to ensure good visibility, trim vegetation and refresh road markings and road studs where needed.  

Please note this year's closure has been extended by one week to accommodate additional resurfacing, anti-skid, linning and stud work from Zelah to Boxheater and around Carland roundabout.  

Bosses have planned these works to take place within the annual closure 'in order to minimise disruption to residents and motorists'.

road closed

When are the dates and times of the work?

  • Start date: 8pm evening of Monday 4th November 2019
  • End date:  6am morning of Saturday 16th November 2018
  • Hours of work: 8pm to 6am overnight Monday evening  to Saturday morning inclusive

What traffic management will be in place?

Access for residents and emergency services will be maintained at all times, drivers are advised to show their letter to the gatemen in order to gain access through the works.  

Access routes for residents will be as follows:

  • Properties between Chiverton roundabout and Chybucca junction - please access from Chiverton roundabout.
  • Properties between Chybucca junction and Callestick crossroad - please access from Chybucca junction.
  • Properties between Callestick crossroad and Marazanvose - please access from Callestick.
  • All properties in Zelah - please access via A3075 and B3285 (this will be sign posted from Goonhavern).
  • Properties between Carland Cross roundabout and Boxheater junction - please access from Carland Cross roundabout.

What are the diversions?

Through traffic will be diverted via Quintrell Downs (A3058/A3075).

The westbound diversion will be via the A3058 from Summercourt, the A392 and the A3075. It is the reverse for eastbound.

Highways staff will be working on the road and not expecting traffic, please therefore restrict your speed to a maximum of 20mph.

You can check all the planned maintenance work from Highways England here.

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