Junction improvement consultation for Blue Bell Hill

A junction improvement scheme for the A229 Blue Bell Hill goes out to consultation today (Tuesday). The dual carriageway, which runs between Junction 6 of the M20 in Maidstone and Junction 3 of the M2 at Blue Bell Hill village, is a key link between the M20 and M2, as well as between Maidstone and…

Maintenance work carried out on Grove Ferry Bridge

Maintenance work has been carried out on the Grove Ferry Bridge earlier than planned due to lockdown. The bridge, first renovated by KCC back in 2000, needed a new waterproofing layer and surfacing. Work was brought forward after KCC and maintenance contractor Amey took the lockdown opportunity to review its programme of work and carry…

Calling all road safety superheroes!

Kent Road Safety has just launched the first of its Road Safety Superhero lessons for children available via YouTube. Aimed at those in years one to three, Kent Road Safety created its online lesson for primary school children currently working from home. The interactive lesson gives parents a chance to pause the session at certain…

Extra buses to run over Bank Holiday weekend

To help key workers get to and from Kent Hospitals, Kent County Council has arranged for some of its funded bus services to continue over the Bank Holiday weekend. Services over the Bank Holiday period would usually operate to Sunday timetables but KCC realises that during the Covid-19 pandemic, this could leave some gaps in…