High Speed 2 (HS2) works on National Highways Network

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Works taking place

HS2 works that are taking place on the National Highways network will be shown below.

HS2 works on the A38 with overnight southbound slip road closures at Streethay, Staffordshire

A southbound slip road closure and diversion route will be in place on the A38 at Streethay in July and again in August 2022.

The initial works will take place overnight from Monday 11 July between 9:00pm until 5:30am for five nights.

From Monday 1 August the southbound sliproad will be closed for 15 months.

Clear diversions and signage will be displayed along the route for road users. There will be narrow lanes and a speed limit of 40 mph in place, to ensure the safety of the public and the workforce.

This diversion will affect road users travelling into Streethay and parts of north Lichfield who would usually use the A38 southbound slip road to the A5127. The diversion will take road users to the next exit at Swinfen Island. Please do not use Sat Navs but instead follow the signed diversion. The diversion route will be clearly signed and free vehicle recovery during the closures will be provided.

The next phase of work will now involve carrying out a road safety audit of the Whitfield Road as well as the junction upgrade where the Whitfield Road meets the A43 northbound. This is expected to take place in the middle of August 2022. Once this audit is completed, signage will be installed and the narrowed lanes will be removed.

In order to conduct the safety audit, the A43 northbound will be fully closed overnight, from the Brackley BP roundabout to the Syresham Junction, from 8pm on Sunday 14 August to 6am on Monday 15 August 2022.

The current closure on a section of the Whitfield Road, Radstone will remain in place, 24 hours a day until the end of September 2022 when the above works are completed and then any restrictions lifted and a further update will be issued.

Additionally, The A43 will have single lane closures overnight, from the Brackley BP roundabout to the Syresham Junction, from 8pm to 6am, from Monday 11 July to Saturday 30 July. These overnight closures will only take place during the week and the road will be fully open during the weekends. These works are to complete resurfacing works, white lining and the installation of signage. 

A section of the Whitfield Road, Radstone will remain fully closed, 24 hours a day until Monday 1 August 2022 when the junction upgrade is completed. There will be no access from Radstone village out onto the A43. 

Once these works are completed, the A43 and Whitfield Road, Radstone will be open as normal.

The A412 between Denham, Buckinghamshire and Maple Cross Hertfordshire will be closed overnight from Friday 19 August with works scheduled to end on Tuesday 25 October 2022. The closures will be in place each night of the week from 10pm until 6am (Monday to Sunday). These works are necessary for HS2 to construct a viaduct.

No access will be permitted through the closure for non-works traffic; however, emergency vehicles will be escorted through the road closure.

Advanced warning signs will be in place at either end of the closure and a fully signed diversion route will be provided for road users on a local diversion route will remain in place until the works are completed.

For further information, contact the HS2 Helpdesk team all day, every day of the year on:

Freephone 08081 434 434

Minicom 08081 456 472

Email HS2enquiries@hs2.org.uk

To keep up to date with what is happening in your local area, visit the HS2 in your area website.


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