Roadworks Set To Resurface Major Roads in Crawley

Road Works To Get Underway in Crawley

There's roadworks on the way in Crawley as the council looks to resurface 6km of carriageway.

Night-time works to reconstruct and resurface roads in and around Crawley get underway from Tuesday (March 1).

Approximately 6km of carriageway will be resurfaced in the works, which are set to be completed by mid-May and set to cost £3.5 million.

West Sussex Council say the affected roads are:

• A2220 between Cheals roundabout and Bewbush roundabout
• A2011 between Tushmore roundabout and Northgate (Hazelwick) roundabout
• A2011 Northgate roundabout
• A2011 westbound carriageway between M23 and Northgate roundabout

The works will be carried out at night-time only under a full road closure, running from 8pm to 6am every day.

It's in order to minimise the impact on road users.

There will be signed diversion routes will be in place for each site, with roads open for daytime traffic whilst being restricted to 30mph until the final surface has been laid.

The works will include installing a steel mesh membrane to help improve the resilience of the roads when planning for increased traffic volumes in the future.

A West Sussex County Council spokesperson said: “We apologise in advance for any disruption these works will bring to both residents and businesses. However, this work is essential and by ensuring the works take place at night, we are minimising the daytime disruption.

“We are bringing the latest technology and advances to these works to enable them to be sustainable and long-lasting.”

Of the materials being used in the works, 75% are from sustainable sources, including 10% recycled road construction materials. The asphalt mix is also able to be mixed at reduced temperatures, which equates to a 10% CO2 saving.

The works will also incorporate latest material design advances to provide quieter road surfaces with reduced spray.

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