Thornwell Road and Bayleys Lane, Wilmington - Surface Dressing
What works are taking place?
We will be carrying out surface dressing works on Thornwell Road and Bayleys Lane, Wilmington.
Work will involve spraying bitumen binder onto a dry road surface. We then spread stone chippings and roll the surface to embed the stones.
Following works, advisory 20mph speed limits are put in place. This is to protect road users from loose chippings.
This type of work provides a safer, non-skid road surface. It also seals and waterproofs the road, extending the life of the road by 10 years.
We will sweep the road after 24 hours, 3 days and again one week after the new surface has been laid.
We will replace any road markings after the final sweep. This can be one to three weeks after the works. If parked cars are in the way then there may be further delays so please do not park here following works. There will be ‘no parking’ signs and cones on site to advise where parking is restricted.
When will these works start?
Works are scheduled to take place on 31 July 2022 between 7am and 7pm.
This date may be subject to change. We will keep you updated with any changes via the signs on site and our website.
Road closure information
During the works, Thornwell Road/Bayleys Lane will be closed from A27 to Wilbess Road. Traffic will be diverted via A27, A22, Arlington Road West, Caneheath and vice versa.
We will always allow access for emergency vehicles. Pedestrian access will be maintained.