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Hinxhill Road to close for 60 days from Monday 16th May

Road closure and diversion warning signs

KCC Highways has issued another temporary road closure order for Hinxhill Road for works near the ambulance entrance at the rear of the William Harvey Hospital. KCC's Traffic Regulation Order (see below) runs for 60 days from Monday 16th May until the estimated completion date Friday 8th July. This closure of a short section of Hinxhill Road will enable Tamdown Group Ltd to proceed with works on Bellway's... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 May 2022 11:25 by Admin

Tags: A2070, A28, Ambulance, Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, Road Closure, Traffic Regulation Order, William Harvey, Wye Level Crossing

M20 Operation Brock extended to 20 miles from J8 to J11

Operation Brock: a 20 mile queue of stationary lorries on the M20 between J8 and J11 (archive image)

Operation Brock is now Operation Zero: a 20-mile section of the M20 is closed coastbound between J8 (Maidstone), and extended to J11 (Westenhanger) to hold HGVs bound for Dover or Eurotunnel. Local journeys around Ashford are affected as National Highways is diverting all other coastbound traffic at J8 via the A20 to re-join the M2 at J11. However, drivers then face further queues and delays between... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 18:01 by Admin

Tags: A20, A2070, A28, Brexit, Dover, M20, Operation Brock, Operation Zero

Planned road closures today and tomorrow

Map of the planned road closure of Oxenturn Road Wye, starting 21st June 2021 for three days

KCC Highways has issued a notice to close a section of the A28 today. This is to enable Network Rail to remove a hazardous trackside tree. The closed section is between Branch Road and The Beeches Chilham where the track runs in a cutting adjacent to the A28. The diversion route is via Challock on the A251 and A252. Network Rail estimated that its contractors would need six hours for the tree works... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:11 by Admin

Tags: A28, Chilham, Oxenturn Road, Road Closure

Hinxhill Road closed from Monday 9th November for ten days

Road closure and diversion warning signs

KCC Highways has issued another temporary road closure order for Hinxhill Road for works near the ambulance entrance at the rear of the William Harvey Hospital. This order runs from Monday 9th November until the estimated completion date Friday 20th November. This closure is necessary for excavations to lay new power supplies to the Bellway Hinxhill Park development. The road will remain closed outside... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 20:19 by Admin

Tags: A2070, A28, Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Road Closure, Wye Level Crossing

Olantigh Road to shut for emergency sewer repairs

Emergency Road Closure Notice for Olantigh Road, Wye, valid from 12th August 2020

KCC Highways issued an emergency road closure Notice today to authorise Southern Water to block Olantigh Road to all through traffic, for up to ten days. Southern Water's contractors are not on site now and the road is open, but the permit is valid from 12th August for 21 days (until Wednesday 2nd September). To repair the sewer Southern Water need to dig up the road outside 10-12 Olantigh Road (near... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:27 by Admin

Tags: A28, Godmersham, Infrastructure, Leppers, Olantigh Road, Road Closure, Sewer, Southern Water, Wye School

A28 to shut this weekend for roadworks

Road closure notice for the A28 between Kempes Corner and Chilham

Kent County Council Highways Dept will close three large sections of the A28 Ashford Road and A28 Canterbury Road this weekend Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd August. The closure will apply to sections of the A28 between Kempes Corner and Branch Road, near Bagham, Chilham. This closure will enable road and footway dressing works to the carriageway. A three mile diversion off the A28 will be signed via... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 20:15 by Admin

Tags: A28, Canterbury Road, Kempes Corner, Road Closure

Naccolt Road will close again from Monday 2nd March 2020 for about nine weeks.

Road closure and diversion signs. Naccolt Road will be closed from Monday 2nd March 2020

Kent County Council Highways has made another Order to temporarily prohibit through traffic on part of Naccolt Road. This latest road closure is necessary for safety reasons to enable South East Water's contractors to install a new water main in the vicinity of Pottery Cottages, and Herons Brook. These works will not deal with the separate problems of surface water flooding and drainage from the former... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 20:30 by Admin

Tags: A2070, A28, Blackwall Road, Bramble Lane, Brook, Canterbury Road, Herons Brook, High Street, Hinxhill, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Naccolt Brickworks, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Pottery Cottages, Road Closure, South East Water, Spelders Hill, The Street, Upper Bridge Str

Wye level crossing to close overnight

Wye level crossing to close overnight

KCC Highways has issued a temporary prohibition of traffic order for Bridge Street, Wye in the vicinity of the level crossing. The road will be closed overnight from 23.00 on Monday 23rd January 2017, until 05.30 on Tuesday morning. Consequently there will be no direct access to Wye from the A28. KCC will signpost the alternative route into Wye via Kennington, Willesborough, Hinxhill, Naccolt Road... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:30 by Admin

Tags: A28, Bridge Street, KCC Highways, Naccolt Road, Physical Infrastructure, Road Safety, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station

For safety reasons the A28 will close on Sunday 9th October from 10.00

For safety reasons the A28 will close on Sunday 9th October from 10.00

For a list of the other road closures in the Ashford area - Kennington, Willesborough and around the Julie Rose Athletics Stadium, please click here.

2016 is a record year for entries for the 30th annual Givaudan Ashford 10K Road Race. The event will follow a route along closed roads, starting and finishing at the Julie Rose Stadium TN24 9QX.

From 10.00 onwards, the roads will be closed on a rolling... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Oct 2016 23:00 by Admin

Tags: A28, Julie Rose Stadium, Kennington, Sporting Event, Willesborough

A28 closed again tonight at Chilham

A28 closed again tonight at Chilham

KCC Highways will close the A28 again at Chilham, on Monday 19th September to complete resurfacing works. A Temporary Order to prohibit overnight through traffic will apply from 22.00 until 05.00 Tuesday. The works are between the A252 Maidstone Road and the A28 Canterbury Road and the junction with Bagham Lane.

All through traffic on the A28 traffic will be diverted via the A2042 Faversham Road to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:00 by Admin

Tags: A28, Chilham, Highways, KCC, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure