Highways improvements to start at Northampton junction

08 August 2016

Roadworks start this week on the roundabout at the junction of Mereway and Towcester Road in Northampton.

The work will see an upgrade to the traffic lights and repair to safety damaged safety barriers.

The project, which starts on Thursday, 11 August, will include lane closures and occasional overnight road closures.

The work is being done over the school summer holidays when there is relatively less traffic on the roads. The scheme is scheduled to take about four weeks but timescales are dependent on the weather.

The overnight closures will take place:

  • Friday, 12 August, 8pm – Saturday, 13 August, 6:00am to install concrete barriers to protect the workforce and the travelling public. Full closures on Danes Camp Way to Tesco, Towcester Road and Mereway Eastbound.
  • Sunday, 21 August, 4:30pm – Monday, 22 August, 6:00am, for construction work.
  • Tuesday, 30 August, 8pm – Wednesday, 31August, 6:00am, for the removal of concrete protection barriers.

Access will be maintained at all times for residents and businesses, while pedestrian access to footpaths and the subway will be also be maintained. Cyclists will be able to use the route as usual.


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