Brock to stay on over Easter

Operation Brock will remain in place until after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend as a precaution to manage the flow of traffic to the Port of Dover and EuroTunnel, Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) leaders confirmed today. While both freight and passenger traffic has been flowing well along cross-Channel routes since the weekend, the volume of…

Public thanked as KRF collective effort gets Kent through Shorts Straits festive rush

Kent’s residents and motorists have been thanked for their patience as Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partners worked round-the-clock with Port of Dover and Eurotunnel over the pre-Christmas getaway weekend to help thousands of passengers get safely to their destination. Already a traditionally busy period for freight, as hauliers work to deliver goods and keep supermarket…

A20 junction improvement proposals

Kent County Council has announced proposals to improve road lanes and cycle lanes along the A20 London Road in East Malling, Larkfield and Ditton. The scheme, which goes out to public consultation on Monday, would take place between the junctions of New Hythe Lane and Station Road. It aims to reduce congestion at these two…

A20 Harrietsham Highway Improvements Scheme

Kent County Council is launching a consultation into highway improvements on the A20 at Harrietsham. The plan is to create a more pedestrian friendly environment and improve links between the new housing development sites, the existing housing and village centre. Proposals include a reduction in the speed limit from 40mph to 30mph, constructing new pedestrian…