19th & 20th July Closure of Barford Lane & Witherington Road for resurfacing

The following length of road will be closed to all traffic early on Thursday 19th July in the interests of public safety to enable Eurovia to carry out carriageway resurfacing, surface dressing and road markings:

C336 Whitherington Road, Downton; from its junction with Tunnel Hill to its junction with Barford Lane.
C336 Barford Lane, Downton; from its junction with Whitherington Road to its junction with B3080.
Alternative route: via Shute End – Southampton Road – A36 – A338 – B3080 and vice versa.

The closure and diversion route will be clearly indicated by traffic signs and access will be maintained for residents and businesses where possible throughout the works period.

The Parish Council has been advised that the resurfacing works will continue beyond the working day on Thursday whilst it is light but that the road will be open to traffic after dark.  On Friday 20th July, it is anticipated that the work will be completed by 3 pm and the road will be opened thereafter.