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A40 Over Roundabout works

Through the summer there will be widening works proceeding at the A40 Over roundabout - these are described in detail at the following website:

Gloucestershire county Council - A40 Over Roundabout Improvement Scheme

The approaches to the roundabout from Maisemore and Longford will be increased from two lanes to three, and a third lane will also be added around the island.



There will be night-time closures of the road to Maisemore meaning a long diversion will be necessary - the same as when the road is flooded. The affected days will be announced via roadside signs and hopefully on here and by the parish council.

See also http://www.southwestbusiness.co.uk/sectors/transport/-2-23m-of-gfirst-lep-cash-to-tackle-over-roundabout-congestion-15122016074013/

This is Bulletin 1 received from Britannia dated 17 May 2018:

The scheme to improve the capacity of the A40/A417 Over Roundabout has commenced.
Initial works over the first two weeks have included:

·         Site set up in Hereford and Gloucester Canal trust complete.

·         Night time sheet piling commenced Monday 14th May. The works are being undertaken at night due to the size of equipment required to install the piles.

·         At the A40 Western Approach splitter Island, the area has been cleared of soils and repairs to existing drainage are on going.

·         At the A417 Southern Approach splitter island, bulk dig is underway for carriageway widening.

·         A40 Eastern Approach splitter island bulk dig is underway for carriageway widening, with traffic signal ducting extensions complete.  

Further information about the scheme can be found at

http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/A40-Over

If you have any concerns or issues regarding the roundabout improvement scheme, please contact me. I will be available throughout the construction phase to provide continuous liaison and engagement with both businesses and residents within the local area.

Christian Chambers
Project Manager
Britannia Construction Ltd








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