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All five roads into Wye subject to disruption

Map of the Southern Water road closure and diversion,  The Street, Willesborough from 11th April 2022

As lorries continue to queue for miles along the M20, all five routes into Wye will be subject to additional delays from road closures and diversions this week. Local journeys and emergency vehicle response times will be affected by three different sets of planned roadworks. Olantigh Road, Wye remains closed for a second week as the UK Power Network trenching works have overrun. These works are currently... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:58 by Admin

Tags: A20, BT Openreach, Dover, Infrastructure, KCC Highways, M20, Operation Brock, Road Closure Notice, Rural Roads, Southern Water, UK Power Networks

Hampton Lane will be recycled Saturday 2nd April

Road Closed warning sign

Hampton Lane will be closed to all traffic between Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th April as part of KCC Highways' rural 'retread' programme. Retread is a road recycling operation which planes the old road surface and breaks it up. The broken material is then levelled out to form a new road base. Bitumen emulsion is mixed into this base to bind the surface, which is then compacted and sealed. Recycling... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Mar 2022 12:00 by Admin

Tags: Hampton Lane, KCC Highways, Retread

Hinxhill Road closed again for up to 12 days

Hinxhill Road closure banner from 19th November 2021 for 12 days

KCC Highways has issued an emergency road closure order for Hinxhill Road to let UK Power Network contractors work near the rear entrance to the William Harvey Hospital. This road closure order runs from Friday 19th November and applies for up to twelve days. Though in fact KCC closed the road without warning yesterday. it should reopen in time for the Wye Christmas Street Party 3rd December. Meanwhile... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 17:34 by Admin

Tags: Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Road Closure Notice, UK Power, William Harvey Hospital

Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane to close for three weeks.

Map of planned road closure Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane, starting 9th August 2021 until 1st September ning signs

Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane, Wye will close for gas main replacement works. SGN plans to start the works on Monday 9th August 2021, and estimates to complete them by Wednesday 1st September 2021. Due to the nature of the works, SGN will not re-open the road outside the working hours.

Scotton Street and Coldharbour Lane will be closed in sections as work progresses, between Rowan House and Coldharbour... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:15 by Admin

Tags: Coldharbour Lane, Gas Main, KCC Highways, Road Closure, SGN, Scotton Street, Withersdane

Oxenturn Road to close Monday 19th July

Road Closed warning sign

KCC Highways will close Oxenturn Road, Monday 19th of July 2021 Wye, between the Chequers Park entrance and Pottery Cottages, Naccolt. For operator safety reasons it will be necessary to close the road completely to traffic, for some time between 07.00 and 19.00. This is to enable contractors to apply a surface dressing treatment over approximately 2,000m of road between Wye and the former Naccolt... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 17 Jul 2021 22:59 by Admin

Tags: KCC Highways, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Pottery Cottages, Surface Dressing

Hassell Street Road Closure

Hassell Street closed while contractors lay a new water main

Hassell Street is closed east of the junction with Waltham Road. The planned closure of this 1/3 mile section of Hassell Street is enabling contractors to lay a new water pipe under the verge. The road closure permit extends until Tuesday 20th April, but this is subject to change. Please view the KCC Highways planned roadworks map for updates. Clearly, the works are in progress and the road is impassable.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 20:45 by Admin

Tags: Elmsted, Hassell Street, KCC Highways, 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

Amage Road, Wye to close for up to two weeks

KCC Road Closure Notice for Amage Road, Wye

Kent County Council has issued a Road Closure notice for Amage Road, Wye. The temporary prohibition of through traffic will enable South East Water to make new water connections in the vicinity of Amage Farm. However local access to the remainder of Amage Road will continue from either direction up to where the road is actually closed. This road closure will most affect residents of the Brook, Pickersdane,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:35 by Admin

Tags: Amage Farm, Amage Road, Brabourne Road, Brook, Hampton Lane, KCC Highways, Mukota House, Pickersdane, Road Closure

Emergency road closure notice for White Hill, Boughton Aluph

Map showing the location of an emergency road and works to White Hill, Boughton Aluph

Kent County Council Highways issued an emergency road closure notice today for White Hill, Boughton Aluph. This road is closed to through traffic from today, Monday 14th September 2020 and it may remain closed for up to 2 days, some 200 metres from The Bungalow. The alternative route is via Canterbury Road, Wye Road and Faversham Road. This road closure is necessary to enable BT Openreach to repair... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:12 by Admin

Tags: Boughton Aluph, KCC Highways, Road Closure, White Hill

Blackwall Road closed for drainage works

Road Closed warning sign

Blackwall Road is due to be closed from Tuesday 28th July for drainage cleansing works near Bromley Cottage. The closure affects National Cycle Route 18. This route runs between Royal Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury, via Bedgebury and country lanes across the High Weald Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB) before it descends to to Ashford. NCR18 then climbs again through the Kent Downs AONB, and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 08:00 by Admin

Tags: AONB, Blackwall Road, Great Bromley Farm, Hinxhill, KCC Highways, NCR18, Road Closure