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A381 Totnes Western Bypass

What are we doing?

Planned highway work on the A381 Western Bypass Totnes will be carried out over the next 8 months.  This work is the commencement of the second phase of work on the A381 Western bypass Totnes and will involve clearance to the footways and verges, and road restraint system improvements.

When are we closing the highway?

Vegetation clearance to footways and verges: 4 January 2021 to 23 January 2021 We are using lane closures and where necessary two way lights to manage traffic flow on the highway. The traffic management will only be operational from 9.30 until 15.30, weekdays only. We are closing footways and will have diversion routes for pedestrians.

Road Restraint Systems: 18 January 2021 to 31 March 2021: We are using lane closures to manage traffic flow on the highway. We are closing footways and will have diversion routes for pedestrians.

Why do we have to close the highway?

Traffic Management is neede d due to the nature of the works being undertaken on the footway vegetation clearance and for the safety of the public. The majority of the work will be done under a lane closures to maintain the road open for as long as possible.

How is pedestrian traffic being handled?

There will be signs to use the alternative routes. The footways will be closed and reopened as soon as possible, once work is complete, in sequence over the three weeks, working from Station road junction towards the south to the Ashprington junction.


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