Temporary diversion announced for final phase of South Devon Link Road project - Driving School South West

Temporary diversion announced for final phase of South Devon Link Road project

The constructor of the new A380 South Devon Link Road, Galliford Try, has announced the next phase of works which will Driving Lessons Torquayimpact on road users travelling towards Newton Abbot.

Devon County Council and Torbay Council, along with Galliford Try, are thanking all road users and residents for their continued patience as the project enters the critical final phase of activity, before opening to traffic.

An essential diversion near to Hanson’s Quarry entrance and Aller Roundabout is required to facilitate works which need to be completed before opening the road. This phase of traffic management is likely to cause disruption to road users particularly at peak times

The diversion will take all northbound (Newton Abbot-bound) traffic off the existing A380 at the new Aller Roundabout, through the Langford junction onto a section of the new road, over the railway and on towards Penn Inn Roundabout.

Traffic will be directed around the new twin roundabouts on Kingskerswell Road and re-join the A380 near the new sign gantry by Hanson’s Quarry entrance via the new dual carriageway on-slip. Motorists are advised to adjust travel times and routes where possible during peak traffic times.

The diversion will be in place until the opening of the new dual carriageway in December. It is due to be put in place week commencing 23rd November – this phase of works is particularly dependent on good weather, so precise dates cannot be given at this stage, but the website will be updated regularly.

During the weekend of 21st and 22nd November the extended Aller Brake Road link to Hanson’s Quarry also will be closed for surfacing. Local residents will be directed to use the access points on to St Marychurch Road during this short-term closure.

Diversion routes will be signposted and advance notices will be in place to advise road users.