A5 closures for road resurfacing

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Planned improvements on the A5 through Dunstable mean the road will be shut over the next few dayss.

It is part of a series of works being carried out in the area over the next week.

Work to resurface the carriageway on the A5 will take place between Markyate and Lynch Hall overnight on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 January from 8pm until 6am

Work to resurface the carriageway on the A5 between Lynch Hall and Luton Road will take place overnight on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 January from 8pm until 6am

Work to resurface the carriageway on the A5 between Half Moon and Beech Road will take place overnight on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 January from 8pm until 6am.

During this work the A5 will be closed in both directions and traffic will be diverted via the A4146 and A505 roundabout. Local residents who require access will be escorted past the roadworks.

Continuing work on the A5 bypass means on the A5, travelling from the A505, roundabout traffic has been realigned and now runs on the east side of the carriageway on one lane in each direction to allow for embankment work. Overnight three way traffic lights will be on A5/A505 between 8pm and 6pm.

Until mid-January the A5 will be closed in both directions between 8pm and 6am between Houghton Regis (Thorn Road) and Hockliffe Road for repair work. This work is not part of the A5-M1 link scheme.

And on the A5 Chalk Hill pavement investigations will be carried out between Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 January 2016. During the investigations, overnight traffic signals will be in place.

New signs for Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s A&E department on the verge of the M1 at junction 11 southbound and junctions 10 and 11 northbound mean a kane will be closed in both directions and the hard shoulder during work between 10pm and 6am from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 January.

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