Posts Tagged ‘night work’

Swannery car park

August 1, 2011

You may have noticed that the site offices have now been removed from Swannery car park.

Now that construction works are complete for the Weymouth Transport Package we are reinstating the area that was used for the site compound.

This week work will be taking place to resurface some areas of the car park.

  • Monday 1 August, 4pm to midnight – access into the car park will not be restricted for these works
  • Thursday 4 August, from about 9pm – there will be times where access to the car park is restricted to enable the final surfacing to be completed

Re-lining of the car park will be starting on Tuesday 2 August.

Kings Statue finishing works

July 28, 2011

Next week the area around the King’s Statue will be resurfaced, and signal the end of the bus stop improvement work in the area.

Surfacing of this area is being carried out overnight on:

  • Sunday 31 July, 4pm to 1am
  • Tuesday 2 August, 6.30pm to 1am
  • Wednesday 3 August, 6.30pm to 1am
  • Thursday 4 August, 6.30pm to 1am (work should be completed earlier than 1am)

Night work will not be carried out on Monday 1 August due to the evening events in the borough.

During these working hours Stop/Go boards will be in operation to manage traffic.

It will not be possible for buses and taxis to stop within the working area during these hours. Bus services will use the park & ride stop at Marks & Spencer during these works.   

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Kings junction night work

July 1, 2011

Kings Junction - artist impression (large version)The final night of surfacing work will be on Kings junction:

7pm Tuesday 5 July to 6am Wednesday 6 July

Thank you for your patience during the past month of night works and subsequent road closures.

Harbour Crossroads night work

June 30, 2011

Harbour Junction artists impression (large version)Remedial surfacing work will be carried out overnight on Harbour Crossroads:

7pm Monday 4 July to 6am Tuesday 5 July

During these times, the following roads will be closed except for access to properties:

  • Westwey Road
  • North Quay between Trinity Road and Harbour Crossroads
  • Newstead Road between Marsh Road and Harbour Crossroads
  • Rodwell Road between Rodwell Avenue and Harbour Crossroads

There will also be no access onto Rodwell Road from Wyke Road, Chickerell Road or Franchise Street.

Reminder – night work

June 23, 2011

Night work will start next week on Radipole Park Drive to surface the new junction area.

Radipole Park Drive will be closed from Jubilee Retail Park to Kings junction between 7pm and 6am on:

  • Tuesday 28 June
  • Wednesday 29 June
  • Thursday 30 June
  • Friday 1 July

Businesses will be open as usual, with access from the Swannery Bridge end of Radipole Park Drive.

Reminder – King Street surfacing

June 17, 2011

King Street closure (large version)

Night work to surface King Street will start on Tuesday 21 June and take five nights.

This means that King Streetwill be closed between 6.30pm and midnight on:

  • Tuesday 21 June
  • Wednesday 22 June
  • Thursday 23 June
  • Friday 24 June
  • Monday 27 June

Residents of Upway Street will be able to access their properties from the Kings junction end of King Street, and the Esso petrol station will be open for business as usual with access from Kings junction.

There will also be two-way signals on The Esplanade during the work so that the surfacing will link in with the Jubilee Clock junction.

Night work ahead of schedule

June 14, 2011

Due to the good weather, night surfacing works have progressed well and there are some changes to the original dates:

Kings junction surfacing will now finish on Friday morning.

Westham Crossroads remedial work will be brought forward to between 7pm and 6am on:

  • Friday 17 June
  • Monday 20 June

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Reminder – night work

June 6, 2011

Kings junction works (large version)

Starting tonight, Kings junction will be closed for surfacing between 7pm and 6am Monday to Friday for just over two weeks:

  • Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June
  • Monday 13 June to Friday 17 June
  • Monday 20 June

Drivers wishing to access the town centre from the west will be able to use Town Bridge or Weymouth Way/Dorchester Road/The Esplanade.

Jubilee Retail Park will be open for business as usual with drivers able to access the site from Spa Road (deliveries will be guided through the works area from Swannery Bridge).

Through traffic will still be able to use Weymouth Way.

The surfacing work is weather dependent and any changes to dates will be posted on this blog.

Month of night work

May 27, 2011

Night surfacing work (large version)

Throughout June, night time road closures will be in place in the area of King Street so that surfacing work can be carried out as quickly as possible.

Kings junction will be closed between 7pm and 6am on the following dates:

  • Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June
  • Monday 13 June to Friday 17 June
  • Monday 20 June

King Street will then be closed between 6.30pm and midnight on:

  • Tuesday 21 June to Friday 24 June
  • Monday 27 June

Radipole Park Drive will be closed from Jubilee Retail Park to Kings junction between 7pm and 6am on:

  • Tuesday 28 June to Friday 1 July

The surfacing work is weather dependent and subject to change. Any alteration to the dates will be posted on this blog.

Read the press release.

Reminder – road closure

April 19, 2011

Portland Road closure (large version)

A small section of Portland Road will be closed to traffic on Wednesday and Thursday between 6pm and midnight.

This is so that the area can be resurfaced and the new lining for the junction can be laid.

Northbound traffic will be directed along Buxton Road, down Cross Road and onto Wyke Road.

Southbound traffic will be directed down Lanehouse Rocks Road onto Lynch Road, along Chickerell Road and down Abbotsbury Road to Westham Crossroads. Drivers will then be signed along the A354 southbound.

Read the press release.