KENT COUNTY COUNCIL
Various Roads, Maidstone & Swale
(PROHIBITION OF DRIVING, 50MPH AND 30MPH SPEED REDUCTION, NO RIGHT TURN, NO WAITING OR LOADING)
TEMPORARY ORDER OCTOBER 2021
|To allow the National Highways M2 J5 Stockbury Roundabout improvement scheme to be carried out, Kent County Council has made an Order to temporarily restrict traffic on various roads in Maidstone and Swale.|
|This Order takes effect on or after 1st October 2021 for a period of up to 31 months or until works have been completed. Planned dates will be published in advanced of the works on One.Network and indicated by signage displayed on site 14 days before they start.
These works are subject to weather and other factors which may potentially cause changes at short notice; every effort will be made to keep as close as possible to the planned dates that are notified, and any changes will be publicised.
Each individual restriction will be signed on site and will follow the construction programme as required.
The A249 Sittingbourne Road, Detling, Detling Hill, Detling, Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham, Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury will be closed northbound between the A249 Newnham Court Roundabout M20 J7 and the A249 M2 J5 Roundabout.
The alternative route for motorway traffic is via A249 Sittingbourne Road, Newnham Court Roundabout, M20 J7 to J6 On Slip, M20, M20 J6 Off Slip, Running Horse Roundabout, A229 Chatham Road, Cobtree Roundabout, A229 Chatham Road, Bluebell Hill, Taddington Wood Roundabout, M2 J3 to J4 On Slip, M2, M2 J5 Off Slip.
The A249 Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury & A249 Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham will be closed southbound between the junctions with A249 M2 J5 Roundabout and Rumstead Lane.
The alternative route for motorway traffic is via M2 J5 to J4 On Slip, M2, M2 J3 Off Slip, Taddington Wood Roundabout, Blue Bell Hill, A229 Chatham Road, Cobtree Roundabout, M20 J6 to J7 On Slip, M20, M20 J7 Off Slip.
Maidstone Road, Stockbury will be closed between the junctions with Wormdale Hill and A249 M2 J5 Roundabout.
The alternative route is via Maidstone Road, Chestnut Street, Key Street Roundabout, Key Street Slip Southbound On, A249 Maidstone Road, A249 M2 J5 Roundabout and vice versa.
Oad Street, Stockbury & Bredgar will be closed between the junctions A249 Sittingbourne Road and Woodgate Lane.
The alternative route is via Maidstone Road, Stockbury Roundabout, A249 Sittingbourne Road and vice versa.
Honeycrock Hill, Stockbury will be closed for it’s entire length.
The alternative route is via A249 Sittingbourne Road, A249 M2 J5 Roundabout, A249 Sittingbourne Road, Church Hill.
Church Hill, Stockbury will be closed for it’s entire length.
The alternative route is via A249 Sittingbourne Road, A249 M2 J5 Roundabout, A249 Sittingbourne Road, Honeycrock Hill.
50mph Speed restrictions:
A temporary mandatory 50 mph speed restriction will be imposed on A249 Sittingbourne Road, Stockbury (Northbound and Southbound) & A249 Sittingbourne Road, Thurnham (Northbound and Southbound) between A249 M2 J5 Roundabout & 600m South of Chalky Road.
30mph Speed restrictions:
A temporary mandatory 30 mph speed restriction will be imposed on the following roads:
No Right Turn restrictions
A restriction on turning right will be imposed on the following roads:
Weight Restriction & No Parking Restriction:
It will be necessary to temporarily suspend the weight restriction Order and prohibit waiting on Chestnut Street, Borden for its entire length.
|The restrictions are required for the safety of the public and workforce while highway improvement works are undertaken by Graham Construction on behalf of National Highways.|
|For information regarding this Order please contact National Highways on 0300 123 5000, who will be able to assist with the scope of these works and any further enquiries.|