Proposed new signalised pedestrian crossing on the A28 Ashford Road, Tenterden

A consultation has been launched for a proposed new signalised pedestrian crossing on the A28 Ashford Road, Tenterden. The scheme, outside the Spires assisted living residential homes, would see the traffic island crossing removed, replacing it with a Puffin crossing. This would include dropped kerbs and red tactile paving to benefit disabled pedestrians, those using…

Kent’s 2021 road resurfacing gets underway

The first phase of Kent’s road resurfacing programme for 2021 has recently started. This five million pound phase of work includes twenty six locations around the county and will continue through to the end of March. A considerably larger programme will continue over the spring, summer and autumn months. The work will be carried out…

One day road closure for Sandwich Toll Bridge

A road closure is planned for Friday, January 29 for maintenance to Sandwich Bridge. A specially commissioned gearbox spline will be installed – a component unavailable ‘off the shelf’ when the bridge reopened in December. As previously publicised, these works are required to maintain operation of the swing bridge. The road closure is for one…

Good-to-go lorry drivers help keep Kent moving

Border-ready HGV drivers are helping reduce the risk of issues on Kent’s roads and currently enjoying smoother trips through the county, the Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) said today. With COVID travel regulations tightening, and freight numbers expected to return to normal seasonal averages in the coming weeks, chair of the KRF – Assistant Chief Constable…