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Partial daytime closure of A50 gets underway

Drivers are being warned of partial closures on a stretch of the A50 at Uttoxeter during over the next three weeks.

The lane closures will take place on the eastern end of the stretch between the A521 Blythe Bridge roundabout and B5030 junctions. 

This will also see a new bridge built over the A50 to carry the A522 whilst the existing one is demolished. In addition three new roundabouts will be built and new slip roads onto the A50. 

A single lane eastbound closure will be in place between from today until Friday 23rd October from 9.15am and 3pm Monday to Thursday and 9.15am and 2pm on Friday. The exit slip road onto the A522 eastbound will also be closed during these times.

There will be no closures at the weekend. 

Staffordshire County Council’s economy leader Mark Winnington said: “We want motorists using the A50 to be aware of the off-peak daytime lane closures and if using the road at these times to allow additional travel time.

"The work is being done at these times to minimise disruption. It is part of the wider junction improvement project which will support local growth, ease congestion and improve safety.”

 

 

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