Traffic information

Lynton Station Hill

Work will be taking place on Station Hill, Lynton starting 6 January 2020.

Work will be carried out under a full road closure but when safe it will be reduced to two-way traffic lights. The work will run until the start of April 2020.

What are we doing?

Along Station Hill in Lynton there is a section of highway (40 meters) which is showing serious signs of cracking and has deteriorated over time. No existing edge support to the carriageway has been identified and in addition, there is no suitable road restraint system in place to protect vehicles from the road edge.

To repair the carriageway and provide long-lasting support a mass concrete retaining wall will be constructed, which will be finished with a masonry parapet to protect vehicles from the steep bank below. Resurfacing of the highway will also be carried out.

Traffic management

The traffic management will be in the form of a full road closure which will be in place 24/7. This road closure will be in action for much of the scheme to safeguard both the contractor and members of the public. However, if possible, we may consider the use of two-way traffic lights to allow the road to be reopened earlier than anticipated.

Diversion routes

For this closure we have provided one diversion route for both a light vehicle and HGV (heavy goods vehicle) to use.

Both diversion routes (Station Hill and B3234) can be found on one.network which will display the exact routes. Please note one.network requires you to create an account to view future and proposed work. Create an account here.

Can I claim compensation?

There is no legal obligation or express statutory authority that enables Devon County Council to compensate for increased costs or any financial loss suffered as a result of the traffic management in place.

While every effort is made to inconvenience the public as little as possible there are times when however regrettable interruptions cannot be avoided.

If you would like any further information, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 155 1004.