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Road works are essential for maintaining the highway and to allow utility companies to lay, repair and maintain their equipment.  The majority of road works can be carried out with minimal disruption to traffic however at times it will be unavoidable to impact the way traffic flows on the highway. If any major works are in progress they are detailed at the foot of this page. 

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Current Road works on a map

Details of current road works are shown on an interactive map, by changing the date filter it is also possible to see all works planned for the next 2 weeks and the next 12 months. By clicking on the icons information is available regarding details of the work including dates and who is responsible. For more information regarding individual works please contact the named organisation, for example; SGN, BT, Wessex Water.

Current works  

POOLE LIFTING BRIDGE AND BRIDGE APPROACH (to the roundabout at the junction with New Quay Road and Blandford Road.  Access for businesses will be maintained. Monday 12 September 2016 until Friday 9 June 2017. The closure is required for the demolition and replacement of the existing bridge approach spans, including the abutments at the Poole and Hamworthy ends of the bridge. If you have any queries please contact Mr C Moors, Tel. No. 262171.     
OCTOBER 2016  

FOOTWAY CLOSURE BETWEEN STERTE ROAD AND HOLES BAY ROAD. Monday 31 October until Friday 31 August 2018. The closure is required for health and safety while various utility works are undertaken. If you have any queries please contact Mr I McKenzie, Tel. No. 07974 454286.   

JANUARY 2017

KNIGHTS ROAD (North of its junction with Stephen Langton Drive).  From Monday 16 January 2017 until Friday 3 February 2017.  This closure is required for essential drainage work.  If you have any queries please contact Mr D Escott Tel No: 01202 537232.  

A350 and A35,  UPTON BY-PASS Monday 16 January 2017 until Friday 5 May 2017. Temporary 30mph speed limit is to be in place on the A350 and the A35, Upton By-Pass as follows:
  • In an eastbound direction from Bakers Arms Roundabout to a point approximately 100 metres past the Upton Footbridge
  • In a westerly direction from the Holes Bay North Roundabout to a point approximately 100 metres past the Slip Road from the A350
  • The A350 elevated roundabout
  • All lead-ins and slip-roads to/from the A35, Upton By-Pass to/from the A350 elevated roundabout.
This work is being undertaken by Dorset County Council to protect the piers to the three bridges crossing the A35.  The work entails widening and moving both carriageways towards the central reservation to be able to construct a series of permanent high vertical concrete barriers adjacent to the bridge piers.  Repair work to the bridge parapets is also required.  The temporary speed reduction is required for health and safety in the vicinity of the works and to make road users aware of the works in good time.   
If you have enquiries with regard to the above work on the Upton By-Pass please contact Dorset County Council on Tel. No.01305 225300. 
JANUARY 2017
SERPENTINE ROAD  - From Saturday 21 January to Sunday 22 January 2017 (two days). The closure is required for health and safety while a crane lift is undertaken to the Barclays building. If you have any queries please contact Mr Paul Waugh, Tel. No. 01772 471111. 

FEBRUARY 2017

NORTH LODGE ROAD (between Lodge Close and Parkstone Avenue).
Wednesday 1 February 2017 to Friday 3 February 2017. The closure is required for highway drainage repairs. If you have any queries please contact Mr Stuart Priest, Tel. No. 01202 262233.   
CHURCHFIELD ROAD. 8am on Thursday 2 February to 5pm on Friday 3 February 2017. The closure is required for health and safety while a crane lift operation is undertaken. If you have any queries please contact Forest Traffic Services, Tel No. 01962 855351.  
STERTE ROAD – NO RIGHT-TURN FROM STERTE ROAD ONTO HOLES BAY ROAD. Monday 6 February 2017 until Monday 20 March 2017. The lane closure is required for the installation of a surface water sewer. If you have any queries please contact Wessex Water, Tel No 0345 600 4 600.   
MORRISON AVENUE, 9.30am until 4pm daily (at its junction with Alder Road). Wednesday 15 February 2017 until Friday 17 February 2017. The closure is required for carriageway resurfacing on Alder Road. If you have any queries please contact Mr S Priest, Tel. No. 01202 262233.   
PARKSTONE ROAD from the junction of Elizabeth Road to the rear entrance of Poole Hospital. Monday 27 February 2017 until Friday 7 April 2017. The closure is required for the replacement of a gas main. If you have any queries please contact Mr Groves. Tel. No. 07817 014522.

 

ALDER ROAD - SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURE FROM WALLISDOWN ROUNDABOUT TO LANGSIDE AVENUE.  Please be advised that from 9.30am on Monday 13 February to Tuesday 14 February (two days, effective 24 hours) there will be a southbound lane closure from Wallisdown Roundabout to just past the northern junction of Langside Avenue for carriageway resurfacing.  This will affect all southbound traffic, i.e., any vehicles heading towards the Herbert Avenue direction from Wallisdown Road Roundabout. The diversion route will be Wallisdown Road/Ringwood Road and will be signed as such. If you have any queries please contact Mr S Priest, Tel. No. 01202 262233. 

 Roads that will be closed for special events can be seen on the 'Special Events 2016' download available on the right of this page.

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Contact us

Email
streetworks@poole.gov.
uk

Telephone
01202 265255

Address
Transportation Services
The Civic Centre      Poole                                 
BH15 2RU