Sections of A17 to close overnight for resurfacing work

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Sections of the busy A17 will be closed over several nights while essential resurfacing works are carried out.

Work will begin on Monday, July 29, and last until Thursday, August 8 – weather permitting.

It will take place between 8pm and 6am at Long Sutton, Swineshead, Sutton Bridge, Fosdyke and Hoffleet Stow and involve ten overnight road closures:

L A17 Long Sutton, from the B1190 roundabout to the A1101 roundabout between July 29 and 31 and August 3 and 4.

A17 Swineshead, from the A1211 to East Heckington on July 29 to 31 and August 4;

A17 Sutton Bridge, from the A1101 roundabout at Wisbech to Tydd Road between July 30 and August 1, and August 5 and 6;

l A17 Fosdyke, between Sutterton roudabout and Fosdyke village on July 31, August 1, 6 and 7;

l A17 between Bicker Bar and Wigtoft on July 31, August 2, 3 and 7.

On Wednesday, July 31, only three sections will be closed at one time. The roadSwineshead and Hoffleet Stow will not be closed at the same time.

Martyn Allen, network and development manager, said: “We appreciate that the A17 is a very busy road, so we will improve the road surface at these locations overnight simultaneously to avoid us having to revisit the road in the near future and ensure that we cause the minimum amount of disruption to motorists.”