Wednesday 27th February


Kent County Council:

Highways, Transportation and Waste


Highway Management Centre

07:00-18:30, Monday-Friday


Morning Report:

Wednesday 27th February 2019

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Cranbrook, Colliers Green Road: Road closure until 6th March between A262 and Marden Road due to broken/burst drainage pipes:

Fawkham, Steep Hill: Road closed 22nd February for up to 7 days to allow for Kent Highways to deal with a fly tipping / carriageway damage incident between Castle Hill and Fawkham Road, use alternate route:


Dartford, Dartford Half Marathon: Various road closures on 3rd March for half marathon event:

Traffic Lights:  

There are no reported traffic signal faults across the Kent network.



Advanced  Warning: 

Sturry, A28 Mill Road: Closed at Sturry Level Crossing 2nd March at 23:50 until 4th March at 04:15 to allow for @networkrail to carry out level crossing maintenance and other associated works. See attached for full details:

Hawkhurst, A229 Cranbrook Road: Temporary traffic lights from 4th to 15th March near Heartenoak Road for SGN gas mains connection works:

Tonbridge, A21/A26 Quarry Hill: Overnight closures from 4th to 15th March (20:00-06:00) for Highways England works:

Aylesford, Lord Lees Roundabout: Overnight closures from 4th March for 6 nights (20:00-06:00 - Including the weekend) for resurfacing works:

Leigh, A21 Powder Mill Bridge: Overnight lane closures from 4th to 8th March (20:00-06:00) for Highways England bridge inspection works:

Tonbridge, A21 Both directions: Overnight lane closures from 6th to 8th March (20:00-06:00) between Upper and Lower Haysden Lane Bridges for Highway England bridge inspection works:

Tunbridge Wells, Garden Road: Temporary traffic signals in place 18th - 22nd March to allow for @sewateruk works near the junction with Lansdown Road. Lights will be manually controlled during peak periods to help minimise disruption:



Willesborough / Mersham, A20 Hythe Road: 30MPH speed limit in place from 3rd April in conjunction with construction works for the forthcoming Junction 10A:

Ashford, A2070 Both directions: 24 hour lane closures until June 2019 between The Boulevard and M20 Junction 10. These are in place for the Highway England M20 Junction 10a construction scheme:

Ashford, M20 J9-J11 (Both directions): 24 hour lane closure & 50mph speed restriction in place until January 2020 for Highways England Junction 10a construction works:

Tenterden, A28 Ashford Road: Temporary traffic lights from 11th February to 19th July between A262 Biddenden Road and Pope House Lane for South East Water new water mains installation works:



Herne Bay, The Broadway: Various road closures on side road junctions & traffic restrictions from 7th January for 14 weeks for SGN gas mains replacement works:

Barham, A260 Old Dover Road: Temporary traffic lights and 40mph speed restriction in place from 7th January for new roundabout construction works:

Herne Bay, A299 Thanet Way (Coast bound): Overnight closures from 23rd February for 23 nights (20:00-06:00) between Eddington Interchange & St Nicholas At Wade for carriageway resurfacing works:

Whitstable, B2205 Sea Street: Road closure and various traffic restrictions from 25th February for 5 weeks for SGN new gas supply works:

Canterbury, St. Stephens Road Level crossing: Closed 26th Feb (00:15-04:30), 3rd March (06:00-20:00) and 5th March (00:15-04:30) to allow for @networkrail level crossing maintenance and other associated works:



Greenhithe, @StClementsWay improvement scheme starts 15th January, with off-peak lane closures for vegetation clearance. Visit for more info:

Darenth, A2 (Eastbound): 24hr weight restriction, 50mph speed limit & narrow lanes in place until March 2019 for Highways England M25 Junction 2 Roundabout improvement works:

Swanscombe, Ebbsfleet Gateway: Overnight closures from 26th February for 4 nights (20:00-05:00) for #PotholeBlitz works: #Kentpotholes



Deal, A258 Queen Street/Beach Street: Overnight road closures from 22nd February for 8 nights (20:00-05:00) for resurfacing works:

Whitfield, A256 Whitfield Hill: Lane closures from 25th February for 10 nights (20:00-06:00) for road stud replacement works:

Whitfield, A256 Whitfield Bypass: Temporary 40 & 20mph speed limit restrictions in both directions until 17th March between Whitfield Interchange & Eastry roundabout for highway maintenance works:


Folkestone and Hythe:

Woolpack Bridge, Brookland (From Rye Rd to Hook Wall): Long-term road closure near the A259 junction due to a dangerous bridge in need of extensive repairs or replacement:

St. Marys Bay, A259 Dymchurch Road: Temporary traffic lights until 8th March near Jefferstone Lane for Affinity Water mains repair works:



Meopham, A227 Gravesend Road: Temporary traffic lights until 4th March near Oak Farm Lane for South East Water mains leak repair works:



Maidstone, Week Street and Gabriel's Hill: Works have started on the Week Street and Gabriel's Hill regeneration project. For more information see

Maidstone, Upper Stone Street: Temporary traffic lights at the Brunswick Street junction. Expect delays on the approaches:

Maidstone, A26 Tonbridge Road: Temporary traffic lights until 4th March near Hartnup Street for SGN gas leak repairs:

Marden, A229 Staplehurst Road: Temporary traffic lights until 5th March between Summerhill Road and Chart Hill Road for SGN gas leak repair works:



Edenbridge, B2026 Main Road: Temporary traffic lights have been removed until further notice at the Four Elms Road junction improvement works, will advise when these are re-instated:

Leigh, Coppings Road: Road closure from 25th February for 6 days (08:00-17:00) between Compasses Road and Scabharbour Road for carriageway patching works:

Westerham, A25 High Street: Overnight road closures from 25th February for 5 nights (20:00-07:00) between Goodley Stock Road & Winterton House for carriageway patching works:

Badgers Mount, A224 Orpington Bypass Road: Temporary traffic lights until 15th March near Badgers Road for carriageway construction works:



Minster-on-Sea, A2500 Lower Road: Improvement scheme starting on 25th June until December 2019 at the Barton Hill Road junction: Further information available at,-minster

Newington, A2 High Street: Temporary traffic lights from 18th to 27th February near Playstool Road for drainage works:

Teynham, A2 London Road: Temporary traffic lights until 1st March near Lynsted Lane for UK Power Networks cable fault repairs:

Sittingbourne, A2 St Michaels Road: Temporary traffic lights until 15th March at the West Street junction for traffic signal upgrade works:



Minster, B2190 Spitfire Way: Overnight road closures from 25th February for 6 nights (20:00-06:00) between Columbus Avenue and B2050 Manston Road for resurfacing works:


Tonbridge & Malling:

Larkfield, A20 London Road: Temporary traffic lights from 7th January for 8 weeks at the New Road junction for traffic signals upgrade works:

M2 J1-J3 Both directions: Various road, lane and slip road closures from 7th January to 12th March for Highways England M2 bridge joints replacement works:

Aylesford, Hall Road: Temporary traffic lights in place until 1st March for SGN gas mains replacement works:

Walderslade, Taddington Roundabout, North Section (M2 J3): Overnight road closures from 25th February for 4 nights (20:00-06:00) for resurfacing works:

Ryarsh, Woodgate Road: Road closure from 25th February for 5 days (07:00-19:00) for carriageway repairs and maintenance works:

Mereworth, A228 Malling Road: Temporary traffic control (Stop/go boards) from 27th February to 1st March (10:00-14:00 each day) for pothole repair works:


Tunbridge Wells:

Tunbridge Wells, Monson Road: Various closures / suspension of one way in place from 28th January, see the link for more information


Today:  A chilly start with mist and fog clearing through the morning. Most places then seeing another dry, sunny and very mild day, however it may be misty near the coast. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Tonight / Tomorrow:  Early fog possible Thursday, then rather cloudy with showery rain.