Sheet Road will NOT be closed for four weeks from Sunday (updated)

Council’s contractors have erected signs along Sheet Road stating:

“Shropshire. Council Road Closed 28/10/18 for 4 Weeks. No Parking. 09.30-16:00”

This is nonsense. The road will be partly closed on 29 and 30 October. Four-way lights will operate on 31 October. Highways managers have issued instructions for the signs to be replaced.

Update: New signs have been put in place this morning advertising a three day closure from Monday. Continue reading “Sheet Road will NOT be closed for four weeks from Sunday (updated)”

A49 to close overnight at Onibury this Thursday and possibly Friday

News in this afternoon from Keir, the contractors that maintain the A49 for Highways England. The A49 will be closed at Onibury on Thursday night, 22 February, from 9pm until 6am. This is for emergency repairs to the road bridge over the Onny. Keir hope to complete the work in one night. If not, the A49 will also be closed from 9pm until 6am on Friday night.

The official diversion from the south is from Woofferton to Bridgnorth and then up to Bayston Hill at Shrewsbury.

Severn Trent to replace water pipes along A49 between Ludlow & Bromfield in January (updated)

The company is planning to replace two kilometres of water pipes between Ludlow Food Centre and finish near Felton Farm. The work will start on 9 January and continue for 5 months. A drop-in session will take place in the Board Room at The Clive near Ludlow Food Centre on Wednesday 13 December between 3pm and 7pm.

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Bus routes during Galdeford road works

Due to the closure of Upper Galdeford over the next couple of weeks and some buses will be diverted.

The 722 park and ride service will travel via Gravel Hill, Henley Road, the A49 bypass, Sheet Road, Weeping Cross and Old Street. The bus departing the town centre on the hour will call at Parys Road and Tollgate on the way back into town. The bus on the half-hour will serve the Rocks Green estate and the Steventon loop. The supermarkets will be served on the way out of town, not the way in.

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Ludlow’s Galdeford to close for around nine days for essential repairs in November

With the A49 and Brand Lane closures, we have about had our fill of road closures in Ludlow this year. But there is one more scheduled closure to come. The top end of Lower Galdeford and Upper Galdeford will be closed from 6 to 16 November during the day to resurface the road surface. There will be temporary traffic lights on the junction of Upper Galdeford, Station Drive and Gravel Hill for one day the week before. This work is essential and has been already delayed to avoid the tourist season.

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