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Traffic Update – Stoke Road Closure Monday 15th April – Friday 12th July 2024

Update:  We have received confirmation today that the works will have to be extended to at least 12/07/2024.

Update: The Tunnel car park will also be closed for the duration. It will be used as a storage area for the contractors.

There will be access for walkers and horses along the path by the car park to the fields.  On behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, Kier Highways will be undertaking essential carriageway strengthening works on Stoke Road. This is to ensure the structural stability of the carriageway and stabilise the adjacent embankment. The works will also include some carriageway resurfacing and installation of vehicle restraint barrier.
Where: Stoke Road, Blisworth.
When: Monday 15th April – Friday 12th July 2024
Times: 24/7 Closure. Working hours Monday – Saturday 08:00 – 17:00.
How long: 12 Weeks.  

Highways have instructed the public not to park on the carriageway during these works. They reserve the right to tow away any vehicles restricting the works.
Residents: Vehicle access will be limited for residents.

Residents with properties within the road closure will be escorted through by the traffic management contractors. Please see the map for the diversion route.

Traffic Update: Part of Stoke Road will be closed between 1st-3rd July 2024

BPC have been notified that Anglian Water has also requested a road closure to allow an air valve and chamber to be repaired. Stoke Road Closure Map 1-3 July   (Information received 06/02/2024).

Traffic Update: Part of Gayton Road will be closed between 24th June – 28th June 2024

Kier HIghways state that they will be utilising the JCB POTHOLE PRO to carry out essential carriageway works.  Map to view the diversion route and section of Gayton Road, Blisworth that will be closed

Please note the diversion route is over a weak bridge (over the canal) via Chapel Lane: this weak bridge is subject to a compulsory 10T weight limit.

Traffic Update: Part of Gayton Road will be closed between 1st -2nd  August 2024

This is to allow Kier to complete carriageway repairs, please see below the plan.  Information received from Kier Highways 08/05/2024.  We have been advised that this is to complete pot-hole maintenance on the lower section of Gayton Road, Blisworth.

Again, please note the diversion route is over a weak bridge (over the canal) via Chapel Lane: this weak bridge is subject to a compulsory 10T weight limit.

Gayton Road Closure

Traffic Update: Courteenhall Road will be closed 15th -19th July 2024.

Kier Highways need to undertake some carriageway repairs.  Kier have assured us that they will only close Courteenhall Road, if the works on Stoke Road have been completed and Stoke Road has re-opened.

Map showing closure of Courteenhall Road and diversion via Stoke Road and Stoke Bruerne onto A508.

Traffic Update: Stoke Road road will be closed 17th -19th September 2024

We have received a notification that part of Stoke Road will be closed between 17-19 September to allow Sunbelt to repair a damaged box in the verge near to Southern Wood. Stoke Road Closure September