As part of the ongoing commissioning stage for the A20 Junction Improvement project which was completed in early 2017 it has become necessary to undertake some resurfacing works during November.
In order to maximise resources and outputs these works will take place overnight (8pm until 6am the following morning), for 6 consecutive nights. The 6-day period will begin at 8pm on Monday 26th November and conclude at 6am on Sunday 2nd December.
These works consist of resurfacing at Union Street westbound and York Street in both directions, and include High Friction Surfacing, Traffic Signal Loop Cutting and Installation Works, and Line Marking Works.
A20 Snargate Street / Townwall Street will be closed at the signal-controlled junction with A256 York Street.
ONLY ONE CARRIAGEWAY OF THE A20 WILL BE CLOSED AT ANY ONE TIME, AS SIGNPOSTED ON SITE
The closures will also have the following effects on local roads, depending on which carriageway of the A20 is closed.
WESTBOUND A20 CLOSURES – during westbound (London-bound) A20 closures, there will be No Right Turn from A256 York Street westbound onto A20 Snargate Street.
EASTBOUND A20 CLOSURES – during eastbound (Port-bound) A20 closures, the following restrictions will apply:
- A256 York Street will be closed southbound only for its entire length;
- A256 York Street will be closed northbound between the junction with A20 Townwall Street / Snargate Street and Queen Street;
- Queen Street – there will be No Left Turn from Queen Street into A256 York Street.
- Worthington Street will be closed at the junction with York Street and can be accessed from Biggin Street; the One-way Traffic Order in respect of Worthington Street will be suspended to allow this.; and
- New Street will be closed at the junction with York Street, and can be accessed via Queen’s Gardens
Diversions will be in place, as signposted on site.
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