South East LED roadside lighting upgrades

We’re cutting carbon emissions in the South East by switching to cleaner LED lights, making our motorways and A-roads greener and more energy efficient.

Latest updates

  • 25 January 2024

    Surveys start on A21 between Kipping’s Cross and John’s Cross

    We’ll be starting surveys of the existing lighting on the A21 between Kipping’s Cross to John’s Cross on Monday 29 January. This information will help us plan our upgrades.

    We’ll be using a mixture of overnight temporary traffic lights, lane and full closures, as detailed in the 'overview' section below.

Project information

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We’re currently surveying our road network to find opportunities to upgrade and install LED lighting.

More details of individual LED lighting schemes, including any closures, will be available here.

We’re carrying out surveys of the existing lighting on the A21 between Kipping’s Cross and John’s Cross to help us plan our upgrades.

We’ll be using a mixture of overnight temporary traffic lights, lane and full closures, as detailed below. All work will be carried out between 8pm and 6am unless stated.

Date

Closure details

Monday 29 & Tuesday 30 January

Johns Cross Roundabout – lane closures and temporary traffic lights on the roundabout and approaches.

Wednesday 31 January & Thursday 1 February

Flimwell Crossroads – lane closures and 4-way temporary traffic lights on the approaches to the crossroads.

Monday 5 & Tuesday 6 February

Blue Boys Roundabout – lane closures and temporary traffic lights on the roundabout.

There will be no vehicle access to the services overnight on Monday 5 February.

Wednesday 7 February

Kipping’s Cross to Blue Boys roundabouts – lane closures and temporary traffic lights between the roundabouts.

Thursday 8 & Friday 9 February

Forstal Farm Roundabout – lane closures on the roundabout and approaches.

Sunday 11 February 

Scotney Castle to Forstal Farm roundabouts – the A21 will be fully closed between Scotney Castle and the Forstal Farm roundabouts from 8pm Sunday 11 February to 5am Monday 12 February.

A diversion in place via the A268, A229 and A262. There will be temporary traffic lights in Goudhurst to help keep traffic moving.

Monday 12 February

Scotney Castle Roundabout – lane closures and temporary traffic lights on the roundabout and approaches.

We’re carrying out surveys of the existing lighting on the roundabouts on the A27 between Beddingham and Arundel to help us plan our upgrades.

We’ll be using a mixture of overnight temporary traffic lights, lane and full closures, as detailed below. All closures are between 8pm and 6am only.

Date

Closure details

Monday 19, Tuesday 20 & Wednesday 21 February

Beddingham Roundabout – lane closures and temporary traffic lights on the roundabout and approaches.

Thursday 22 & Friday 23 February

Ashcombe Roundabout – lane closures on the roundabout and approaches.

Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 February & Friday 1 March

Offington and Grove Lodge Roundabouts (Worthing) – lane closures and temporary traffic lights on the roundabouts and approaches.

Documents

Traffic information

Information about scheduled roadworks and events on our motorways and major roads.

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