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12 April 2021

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Road closures

Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach / Elanora

Day 111 of 178

Streets affected: Palm Beach Avenue (Reduced lanes) between K P McGrath Drive and Philippine Parade

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Also affected: Tahiti Avenue and Katamunda Close

Start date: 4 January 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate the installation of temporary signs as part of the M1 Upgrade project

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Temporary Road Closure - Ormeau

Day 97 of 691

Streets affected: Unformed Road (Vennor Reserve) (Full road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Peachey Road and Shaws Pocket Road North 

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Start date: 18 January 2021

End date: 9 December 2022

Duration: 6.30am to 5.00pm

Reason: Construction of new 70m telecommunications tower (including associated equipment) and decommission existing structure and remove from site – entire project timeframe is approximately 23 months. Works include upgrade of track/road.

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 93 of 160

Streets affected: Sarawak Avenue (continuous verge/footpath closure) between Coolgardie Street and Tahiti Avenue

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Start date: 22 January 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 23:59pm

Reason: M1 Upgrade Project - to facilitate the reconstruction of the road and adjacent footpaths

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Temporary Road Closure - Broadbeach

Day 88 of 91

Streets affected: George Avenue (half road closure with detour - traffic control on site) between Surf Parade and Old Burleigh Road

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Start date: 27 January 2021

End date: 27 April 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: To facilitate safe environment during construction activities

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Temporary Road Closure - Mermaid Beach

Day 86 of 90

Streets affected: Peerless Avenue (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Gold Coast Highway and Hedges Avenue

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Start date: 29 January 2021

End date: 28 April 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: To facilitate a safe working environment during construction activities

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Temporary Road Closure - Currumbin Waters

Day 83 of 150

Streets affected: Guineas Creek Road (Reduced lanes) between Doubleview Drive and Numidia Street

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Start date: 1 February 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To safely construct a retaining wall adjacent to the roadway

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Temporary Road Closure - Mermaid Waters

Day 83 of 150

Streets affected: Surfers Avenue (Reduced lanes) between Sunshine Boulevard and Vatakoula Parade

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Start date: 1 February 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: 6am – 5pm

Reason: To safely construct the signalisation of the intersection Sunshine Boulevard / Surfers Avenue

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Temporary Road Closure - Reedy Creek

Day 76 of 143

Streets affected: Bridgman Drive (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Ridgevista Court and Boambee Court

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Start date: 8 February 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration 1: 9am – 2:30pm   (School Days)

Duration 2: 7am - 5:30pm   (Saturdays and School Holidays only)

Reason: The construction of a concrete shared pathway and concrete driveways

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 74 of 141

Streets affected: Tallebudgera Drive (full road closure local traffic access only) between End of road and Elanora Wastewater Treatment Plant

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Start date: 10 February 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate the construction of new M1 (Pacific Motorway) access

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 69 of 121

Streets affected: Tallebudgera Drive (full road closure local traffic access only) between Diplacus Drive and Melaleuca Drive

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Start date: 15 February 2021

End date: 15 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: The Tallebudgera Drive Bridge will be CLOSED to all vehicular traffic for remedial works.  Access for pedestrians and cyclists will be maintained.

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Temporary Road Closure - Currumbin

Day 67 of 90

Streets affected: Pacific Parade (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Murraba Street and Tomewin Street

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Start date: 17 February 2021

End date: 17 May 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: To facilitate a safe environment during construction activities and site deliveries at new development

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Temporary Road Closure - Stapylton

Day 61 of 90

Streets affected: Hillside Drive (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Stapylton Jacobs Well Road and End of road

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Also affected: Yellowood Road, De Bortoli Street and Quarry Road

Start date: 22 February 2021

End date: 23 May 2021

Duration: 6pm – 6am

Reason: Constructing an industrial subdivision (Vantage) at Yatala, including upgrading the entry off Stapylton Jacobs Well Road

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 61 of 128

Streets affected: The Esplanade (shared path) between Twenty Seventh Avenue and Twenty Fifth Avenue

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Start date: 23 February 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: Closures to facilitate safe environment during foreshore development

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Temporary Road Closure - Carrara

Day 56 of 170

Streets affected: Alabaster Drive (full road closure local traffic access only) between Nerang Broadbeach Road and Plateau Crescent

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Start date: 27 February 2021

End date: 16 August 2021

Duration: Noon – 1am

Reason: To facilitate safe ingress and egress of patrons attending AFL event at Metricon Stadium

Closure times will vary as per AFL Fixture 2021

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 55 of 89

Streets affected: Palm Beach Avenue (half road closure with detour - traffic control on site) between Jefferson Lane and Gold Coast Highway

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Start date: 1 March 2021

End date: 28 May 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: To facilitate large concrete pours and deliveries

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Temporary Road Closure - Main Beach

Day 48 of 93

Streets affected: Aloha Lane (full road closure local traffic access only) between Main Beach Parade and Pacific Street

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Start date: 8 March 2021

End date: 8 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate placement of dewatering plant and construction related activities

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Temporary Road Closure - Nerang

Day 48 of 61

Streets affected: McLaren Road (Reduced lanes) between Lancaster Court and Beltana Way

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Start date: 8 March 2021

End date: 7 May 2021

Duration: 9am – 2pm

Reason: To facilitate replacement of existing traffic island and construction of new concrete footpath

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Temporary Road Closure - Broadbeach Waters

Day 44 of 81

Streets affected: Monaco Street (lane, verge - expect delays) between Pacific Boulevard and Rio Vista Boulevard

 

 

 

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Start date: 12 March 2021

 

End date: 31 March 2021

 

Duration: 7.00am - 5.00pm

 

Reason: Refurbishment works to road bridge (Mostly under bridge works)

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Temporary Road Closure - Southport

Day 41 of 93

Streets affected: Spendlove Avenue (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Tweed Street and Ferry Road

 

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Start date: 15 March 2021

 

End date: 15 June 2021

 

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

 

Reason: For wide deliveries, concrete pours, civil works, crossover construction, service connections, kerb and footpath work. The development is for Spendelove Private Hospital.

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Temporary Road Closure - Paradise Point

Day 38 of 93

Streets affected: Paradise Parade (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Swallow Avenue and Plover Avenue

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Start date: 18 March 2021

End date: 18 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate intersection upgrade

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Temporary Road Closure - Robina

Day 36 of 170

Streets affected: Stadium Drive (half/full road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Promethean Way and East Lane

Also affected:  Cheltenham Drive, Centreline Place, Laver Drive, Robina Station Road

 

 

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Start date: 19 March 2021, 3 April 2021, 10 April 2021, 23 April 2021, 22 May 2021, 12 June 2021, 20 June 2021, 16 July 2021, 8 August 2021, 19 August 2021, 5 September 2021

 

End date: 19 March 2021, 3 April 2021, 10 April 2021, 23 April 2021, 22 May 2021, 12 June 2021, 20 June 2021, 16 July 2021, 8 August 2021, 19 August 2021, 5 September 2021

 

Duration: 3 hours prior to scheduled game start, 2 hours post game finish

 

Reason: Various closures to facilitate advance warning signs and a safe environment for all road users on event days as per submitted Traffic Management Plans and direction of Queensland Police.

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Temporary Road Closure - Yatala

Day 34 of 101

Streets affected: Alto Terrace (full road closure local traffic access only) between Pagan Road and Pagan Road

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Also affected: Kismet Court

Start date: 22 March 2021

End date: 30 June 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 5pm

Reason: To facilitate full width road pavement construction, replacement of kerb and channel and driveways

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Temporary Road Closure - Pimpama

Day 29 of 32

Streets affected: Soldier Bird Avenue (full road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Matasha Crescent and Lee Street

 

Also affected: Laon Street

 

 

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Start date: 27 March 2021

 

End date: 27 April 2021

 

Duration: Midnight to 11.59pm

 

Reason:  Excavation and rework to the pavement and road way.

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Temporary Road Closure - Stapylton

Day 27 of 32

Streets affected: Quinns Hill Road East (Reduced lanes) between Stapylton Jacobs Well Road and Woodshed Road

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Start date: 29 March 2021

End date: 29 April 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate road widening up to road centre line

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Temporary Road Closure - Nerang

Day 21 of 26

Streets affected: Lavelle Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Price Street and Nerang Street

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Start date: 4 April 2021

End date: 29 August 2021

Duration: 2am – 1pm

Reason: To facilitate the safe operation of the Nerang street markets (Sundays Only)

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Temporary Road Closure - Coolangatta

Day 19 of 53

Streets affected: Rutledge Street (half road closure with detour - traffic control on site) between Tweed Street and Stapylton Street

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Start date: 6 April 2021

End date: 28 May 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate maintenance repair works

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Temporary Road Closure - Palm Beach

Day 19 of 25

Streets affected: Thrower Drive (half road closure with detour - traffic control on site) between Duringan Street and Sarawak Avenue

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Start date: 6 April 2021

End date: 30 April 2021

Duration: 7pm – 5am

Reason: To facilitate pedestrian crossing upgrade

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Temporary Road Closure - Nerang

Day 17 of 26

Streets affected: Mortensen Road (full road closure local traffic access only) between Eureka Street and Mortensen Road

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Also affected: Cayuga Street

Start date: 7 April 2021

End date: 3 May 2021

Duration: 7pm – 6am

Reason: To facilitate excavation and resurfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Mudgeeraba

Day 13 of 15

Streets affected: Railway Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Gold Coast Springbrook Road and The Link Way

 

 

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Also affected: Swan Lane

Start date: 12 April 2021

End date: 26 April 2021

Duration: 7pm – 6am

Reason: To facilitate excavation and resurfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Coomera

Day 11 of 11

Streets affected: Finnegan Way (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Felix Entrance and Celestial Way

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Also affected: Ritz Drive, Chromata Lane, Olivia Close and Trillers Avenue

Date 1: 14 April 2021 to 16 April 2021

Duration 1: 7am – 5pm

Date 2: 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021

Duration 2: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: Install coloured surfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Pimpama

Day 11 of 11

Streets affected: Pimpama Jacobs Well Road (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Village Boulevard and Wharf Road

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Date 1: 14 April 2021 to 16 April 2021

Duration 1: 7am – 5pm

Date 2: 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021

Duration 2: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: Install coloured surfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Runaway Bay

Day 11 of 17

Streets affected: Lae Drive (Reduced lanes) between The Runaway Bridge and Bayview Street

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Also affected: Morala Avenue

Date 1: 14 April 2021 to 17 April 2021

Duration 1: 9am – 3pm

Date 2: 19 April 2021 to 30 April 2021

Duration 2: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: To facilitate installation of new remote Bluetooth pole and footing

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Temporary Road Closure - Pimpama

Day 11 of 38

Streets affected: Yawalpah Road (Reduced lanes) between Attenborough Boulevard and Cunningham Drive North

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Start date: 14 April 2021

End date: 21 May 2021

Duration: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: To facilitate installation of fibre optic cable

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Temporary Road Closure - Nerang

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Crusader Way (full road closure local traffic access only) between Weedons Road and Saxon Court

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Also affected: Weedons Road

Start date: 14 April 2021

End date: 28 April 2021

Duration: 7pm – 6am

Reason: To facilitate excavation and resurfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Mudgeeraba

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Langport Parade (full road closure local traffic access only) between Lancashire Drive and Gemvale Road

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Start date: 14 April 2021

End date: 28 April 2021

Duration: 7pm – 6:30am

Reason: To facilitate excavation and resurfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure - Ashmore

Day 10 of 15

Streets affected: Cotlew Street (Reduced lanes) between Wardoo Street and Benowa Road

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Start date: 15 April 2021

End date: 29 April 2021

Duration: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: To facilitate borehole and asphalt core works

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Temporary Road Closure - Currumbin

Day 6 of 68

Streets affected: Pacific Parade (Currumbin Oceanway only) (continuous full shared path closure) between Cooinda Avenue and Tomewin Street

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Start date: 19 April 2021

End date: 25 June 2021

Duration: Midnight – 11:59pm

Reason: Continuous closure of Currumbin Oceanway shared path to facilitate sea wall construction and pavement rectification works

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Temporary Road Closure - Runaway Bay

Day 6 of 27

Streets affected: Ocean Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Stradbroke Street and Morala Avenue

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Start date: 19 April 2021

End date: 15 May 2021

Duration: Midnight - 11:59pm

Reason: To facilitate final connection of recycled water main as part of the long term water release plan Stage 1

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Temporary Road Closure - Bilinga

Day 6 of 62

Streets affected: Golden Four Drive (Reduced lanes with traffic control/Footpath – expect delays) between Lang Street and Pacific Parade

 

Also affected:  Coolangatta Road

 

 

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Start date: 19 April 2021

 

End date: 19 June 2021

 

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm (Footpath 12.00am-11.59pm)

 

Reason: Assembly of awning, roofing and gutters and construction of footpath for development

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Temporary Road Closure - Coolangatta

Day 6 of 19

Streets affected: Eden Avenue (Full road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Ward Street and Hill Street

 

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Start date: 19 April 2021

 

End date: 7 May 2021

 

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

 

Reason: To facilitate sewer connection and works

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Temporary Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 6 of 31

Streets affected: Surfers Paradise Boulevard (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Staghorn Avenue and Cypress Avenue

 

Also affected: Palm Avenue

 

 

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Start date:  19 April 2021

 

End date: 19 May 2021

 

Duration: 9.00am - 2.00pm

 

Reason: To facilitate removal and construction of footpath.  

 

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Temporary Road Closure - Currumbin Valley

Day 5 of 16

Streets affected: Piggabeen Road (full road closure local traffic access only) between Lemontree Lane and Kyle Street

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Start date: 20 April 2021

End date: 5 May 2021

Duration: 7am – 4pm

Reason: To facilitate the relocation of existing power poles

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Temporary Road Closure - Mermaid Waters

Day 4 of 14

Streets affected: Sunshine Boulevard (Reduced lanes) between Bordeaux Parade and Gretel Drive

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Also affected: Surfers Avenue

Start date: 20 April 2021

End date: 4 May 2021

Duration: 6pm – 6am

Reason: To safely mill, profile and reseal roadway pavement asphalt

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Temporary Road Closure - Southport

Day 3 of 16

Streets affected: Geoffrey Avenue (full road closure local traffic access only) between Barton Road and End of road

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Start date: 22 April 2021

End date: 7 May 2021

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: To facilitate placement of mobile crane to carry out signage removal works

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