Road closures, diversions and delays: Chaos on the cards for Milton Keynes’ drivers

Roadworks at Kingston Roundabout
Roadworks at Kingston Roundabout
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Further roadworks announced today are set to disrupt drivers until October.

Starting on August 26, resurfacing work will be carried out on ten roads across Milton Keynes between 9.30am and 4.30pm - taking up to four working days at a time.

This means roads will be closed with diversion routes set up where necessary.

Cllr Matt Clifton, Cabinet member responsible for Transport Strategy, said: “We need to carry out this resurfacing work and we will of course try and keep disruption to a minimum, but we would ask drivers to be patient, as in the long run, they will benefit from better road conditions.”

The council’s highways contractor Ringway have warned that the dates outlined for works could change depending on weather and other “unforeseen circumstances”.

Information boards on the roadside will give an indication of any changes to the start or finish dates for each scheme.

> The full list of upcoming roadworks:

Belvedere Roundabout (Northfield) 26/08 to 02/09

Secklow Gate (Midsummer Boulevard to Avebury Boulevard, CMK) 03/09 to 04/09

Saxon Gate, Southbound (Midsummer Boulevard to Avebury Boulevard, CMK) 07/09 to 08/09

Midsummer Boulevard (Eastbound) (*Night works 20:00 hours to 05:30 hours) 07/09 to 08/09

South Saxon Roundabout (Fishermead) 09/09 to 14/09

H6 Childs Way, Westbound (South Witan Roundabout to Grafton Gate, CMK) 15/09 to 17/09

Walton Roundabout (Kents Hill) 18/09 to 23/09

Emerson Roundabout (Emerson Valley) 24/09 to 29/09

Bleak Hall Roundabout (Bleak Hall) 30/09 to 5/10

Medbourne Roundabout (Medbourne) 06/10 to 09/10

For further information about highways and street lighting works or to report highways defects, visit the council website: at www.milton-keynes.gov.uk.

For full details of the road closure and diversion routes, visit www.roadworks.org.