Where roadworks are set to delay traffic on busy Herefordshire roads

THE resurfacing works around the county continue and Herefordshire Council has released a list of where the roadworks are planned for October. 

The council said funding from the government has meant they can resurface some of the busiest roads across the county, which is the biggest investment the council has been able to make for more than 20 years.

The council advise residents to cycle, walk or take the bus if possible if you are travelling around the city.

The council said: “We’ll be off the city centre roads in December in time for the Christmas shopping period.”

Here are the planned roadworks for October as it stands. All dates are provisional, as works are moved forward if they’re completed ahead of schedule, or may be delayed due to poor weather, for example.

A438

11 – 16 October: A438 Kings Acre Road (Monument) roundabout to Huntington Lane Night-time closure 6pm-1am. Look out for diversion signs

16 – 24 October: A438 Brecon Road from A480 junction (Credenhill Road) to Swainshill Closure 9am-5.30pm. Please follow diversions

25 – 30 October A438 Brecon Road near the Rhydspence Inn Closure 8am-6pm. Please follow diversions.

A465

9&10 October: A465 Aylestone Hill, from the Worcester Road roundabout to the entrance of Aylestone Park Night-time closure 6pm-1am. Look out for diversion signs.

Night-time closure 8pm-6am 
(please plan an alternative route):

9 – 13 October: A465 Pontrilas Sawmills to Howton Court

12 – 19 October: A465 Howton Court bends

18 – 26 October: A465 Cobhall Common track junction to Goose Pool

A49

22-27 October: A49 Edgar Street (Prior Street junction) to The Courtyard
Night time closure 6pm-6am with a diversion in place. 

Until 30 November: Newtown Roundabout (A49 ) Closure with a diversion in place, look out for the diversion signs. Lane widening.

A4103

Closure 8am-6pm (follow diversion signs)

6 – 16 October: A4103 Worcester Road, Tanhouse Lane to Steen’s Bridge

17 – 19 October: A4103 Worcester Road, Steen’s Bridge to Fromes Hill

19 October only: A4103 Worcester Road, near Leadon Court

19 – 27 October: A4103 Worcester Road, Fromes Hill

All roads are open at the weekend

Highways England is carrying out work on the A49 between the Starting Gate roundabout and the Belmont roundabout.

It is a re-lining scheme which started on September 11 and is due to finish on October 19. The work is being carried out between 8pm and 6am.

There are temporary traffic lights in place.

To enable them to carry out works on Edgar Street there will be a night closure of the A49 from Eign Street to Starting Gate from October 16 for three nights.

Short diversion routes will be via Eign Street, Whitecross Road, Three Elms Road and Roman Road.

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