Traffic information

B3212 Longdown – drainage repairs

What are we doing?

We need to carry out repairs to drainage on the B3212 near Longdown. The section of road affected will be between Farrants Hill and Perridge Cross.

The work will start Monday 2 December and last for up to 5 days, however, this work is weather dependent so delays may occur.

What traffic management will we use?

A road closure will be in place for the majority of this work.  While the road is closed a signed diversion route will be in place via B3212, Ide Village Road, A30, A38, B3344, B3293, B3212 and vice versa.

Light vehicular access will be available using local roads. A plan of the closure and diversion route can be found here.

Why are we doing this work?

We need to maintain drainage systems to ensure that surface water can drain away from the road surface. This work is essential to ensure the road is maintained in a safe condition.

Why do we have to close the road?

We must ensure the safety of our workforce and the public, we have carried out investigatory work and due to the scale of the repair, it will not be possible to carry out the work without a road closure.

We appreciate that there have been other works on this road recently and aim to keep the closure period to a minimum.

We apologise for any inconvenience this essential work causes and assure you that we are doing our best to minimise disruption wherever possible.