A-one+, on behalf of Highways England will be carrying out geotechnical ground investigation to determine ground conditions for proposed footway improvements. The surveys will include hand dug trial holes, topographical and ground penetration radar.
In order to carry out these works as efficiently and as safely as possible, work will be carried out under full east and west bound carriageway closures of the A27 between Wilmington Crossroads and Folkington Road. The works will be carried out overnight between 8pm and 6am from Monday 12 August 2019 to Thursday 15 August 2019. All works are weather dependent.
Series of full closures on main carriageway Dates and timings
Full east and west bound carriageway closure –between Folkington Road and Wilmington Crossroads 12 August 2019 to 15 August 2019 (inclusive) 8pm to 6am
Diversions: clearly signed diversions will be in place during all closures utilising local routes, suitable for all types of vehicles when full closures of the carriageway are in place.
Eastbound: Traffic will be diverted onto the A26 at Southerham Roundabout and continue northbound to Little Horsted Roundabout. Taking the 3rd exit off the roundabout onto the A22/Hailsham bypass to Cophall Roundabout, Polegate where they can re-join the A27 to continue their journey eastbound.
Westbound: Follow the above diversion in reverse.
Access to emergency vehicles will be provided at all times.
Residents located between Wilmington crossroads and Folkington Lane will access and egress only via the A27 only will be provided with escorted access to their properties, though there may be a short wait whilst the work area is made safe. Escorted pedestrian access will also be provided.
Please note that our diversion signage will be symbolised with a square to avoid confusion with Network Rail who also have works in the area. Their diversion route will be symbolised with a circle.