A major resurfacing scheme will begin in Barnstaple today (Monday) with work carried out in Butchers Row, Holland Walk, Rose Lane, the A39 and Newport Road.Find out which roads will be closed when here.
Major resurfacing works are set to begin in Barnstaple today (Monday), including a facelift for Butchers Row, Holland Walk, and Rose Lane.
The road repairs are part of Devon County Council’s (DCC) £16million restoration fund, which will see 120 miles of Devon’s roads restored.
Repairs will be carried out to the pavement and kerbing in Butchers Row today, and on February 9 it will be closed again while the road is resurfaced.
On February 9 the pavement in Holland Walk will also be repaired, but the road will remain open.
Road resurfacing will be carried out during overnight closures from 7pm to 7am on Rose Lane on Tuesday, January 20; A39 Eastern Avenue on Wednesday, January, 31; the A39 Territorial Army Centre roundabout on Monday, January 26; and Newport Road on Wednesday, January 28.
Temporary traffic lights will be in place overnight from 7pm to 7am for resurfacing on Rose Lane roundabout on Sunday, January 25 and Station Road roundabout on Sunday, February 1.
Victoria Road will be closed during the daytime for resurfacing on Monday, February 2.
Councillor Stuart Hughes, DCC cabinet member for highway management, said the schemes were part of Devon’s continuining storm recovery programme.
He said: “It is a huge undertaking right across the county which has to be completed by the end of March.
“We are working hard to restore our roads, and these works in Barnstaple are essential. Every effort is being made to minimise disruption as much as possible.”
Town centre traders have been involved in discussions with DCC early in the planning process for the footway works so that access will be maintained to all shops in Butchers Row and Holland Walk.