Temporary Overnight Road Closures – A256 Sandwich Bypass / Ramsgate Road, Sandwich – 23 & 26-29 March 2018
Overnight closures of part of A256 Sandwich Bypass / Ramsgate Road, Sandwich are planned from Friday 23rd March 2018 for up to 5 weekday nights.
Closures are from 9.00 pm through until approximately 5.00 am each night.
A256 SANDWICH BYPASS / RAMSGATE ROAD will be closed between the Monks Way and Richborough Roundabouts
~ There will be no direct access between Sandwich and Thanet during these closures ~
The alternative route (fully listed at foot of message) is via
A256 Sandwich Bypass, A257 Ash Bypass, Wingham and Littlebourne to Canterbury, then onto A28 Ring Road and Island Road to Sarre, A253 Ramsgate Road to Monkton Roundabout, then A299 Canterbury Road West and Hengist Way to re-join A256 Richborough Way and Ramsgate Road.
RAMSGATE ROAD will be closed at the roundabout where it meets A256 Sandwich Bypass / Ramsgate Road, and can be reached via Monks Way and the above diversion
The closures are to enable Kent County Council to carry out essential carriageway resurfacing works.
The works have been timed to be carried out overnight, to reduce their impact
Some delays are to be expected, especially at busier times, so it is recommended that motorists allow extra time for their journeys or consider using alternative routes during these works.
These works are weather dependent, and if adverse conditions prevent works being fully completed within the planned dates given, the duration may need to be extended or some works re-scheduled.
The full alternative route is via A256 Sandwich Bypass, Sandwich Road (Worth), A257 Each End, Sandwich Road, Ash Bypass, Pedding Hill, Roman Road, Gobery Hill, High Street (Wingham), Canterbury Road, Wingham Road, High Street (Littlebourne), The Hill, Canterbury Road, Littlebourne Road, St Martin’s Hill, Longport, Lower Chantry Lane, St George’s Place, St George’s Roundabout, A28 Lower Bridge Street, Broad Street, Military Road, Tourtel Road, Sturry Road, Mill Road, Island Road, Staines Hill, Island Road, A28 Canterbury Road (Sarre), A253 Ramsgate Road, A299 Monkton Roundabout, Canterbury Road West, Mount Pleasant, Hengist Way, Sevenscore roundabout, A256 Richborough Way, Ebbsfleet Roundabout and A256 Ramsgate Road
The Kent County Council Highway Helpline phone number is 03000 418181 – please ask for Road & Footway Asset Team
Enclosed is a copy of Public Notice D799H in confirmation of this.