A285 Duncton road closure – update

Tom Richardson, our County Councillor, reports that the recent good weather has enabled significant progress to be made on the repair work to the carriageway. A number of the gabion baskets have been positioned and filled that will strengthen the overall integrity of the structure and all being well, with weekend working, the remaining gabions will be in position next week and works to the bank profiling will commence alongside the drainage improvements. The good progress has allowed us to develop the programme. Currently our ambition is for the road to be reopened under two-way traffic light control by mid-December. The full reopening of the road will follow as soon as possible after that – before Christmas all being well. This is subject to a number of factors including, weather conditions, resource and material availability and any unforeseen problems occurring during the construction works.