MOTORISTS are facing several weeks of disruption on the A21 as vital maintenance work is carried out.
Drainage maintenance and resurfacing work is being carried out along sections of the A21 to provide drivers with a smoother journey.
The work will be carried out in phases involving carriageway and lane closures and is due to be completed, weather permitting, by the end of March.
Anita Waterton, Highways Agency Project Sponsor said:
“Sections of the A21 will be resurfaced to provide road users with smoother journeys.
“We will also be maintaining the drainage along sections to provide drivers with safe and reliable journeys by reducing the likelihood of surface water.
“We have planned the work to be carried out overnight, when we know traffic flows are lowest, and in phases to minimise the disruption.”
The first two weeks of the work will be carried out overnight, between 8pm and 6am, in various phases.
Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and a 40mph speed limit were put in place between Poppinghole Lane and Church Road, near Robertsbridge, on Monday (February 10) for six nights of work.
Access to and from Church Road is closed, with diversions via local roads.
The A21 will be closed in both directions between Marley Lane and Whatlington Road for seven nights from Monday February 17.
A signed diversion will be in place via the B2089 and B2244.
Meanwhile 24 hour road works will mean disruption for motorists in the Hurst Green area. Lane closures, temporary traffic lights and a 40mph speed limit will be in place between the A229 Merriments Lane and Northbridge roundabout from February 24 until the end of March.