Notice of Major Roadworks in Towcester

The A5 (Watling Street) through Towcester will be closed for approximately 17 weeks from 23 July 2018 while roadworks take place.

Published: Monday, 11th June 2018

The A5 (Watling Street) through Towcester will be closed for approximately 17 weeks while roadworks take place. These works are incorporating a number services including a Gas trench, improved drainage and CCTV, with the whole of the road through Towcester being resurfaced including some High Friction Surfacing (HFS) areas which helps prevent skidding. The work will take place in phases so as to keep disruption to a minimum for local residents.

  • Phase 1A, B, C Road Closure for 3 weeks
    River Tove Bridge to Northampton Road
    Covers/Frames/Gully Connections/ Drainage/ CCTV/ Surfacing/ Lining/ HFS & Loops
  • Phase 2A, B, C Road Closure  for 5 weeks
    Northampton Road to Richmond Road
    Drainage/CCTV/Gullies/Ponding/Gas Trench/Concrete Slab/Surfacing/Lining/ HFS & Loops
  • Phase 3  Road closure for 8 weeks
    Richmond Road to Reffield Close
    Drainage/CCTV/Gullies/Ponding/Gas Trench/Concrete Slab/Surfacing/Lining & HFS
  • Phase 5 Road Closure for 1 week
    Reffield Close for 100m to the South
    Drainage/CCTV/Surfacing & Lining 
  • Phase 4 Road Closure for 2 days
    Up to Marlow Road
    Surfacing/Lining & HFS

Work is due to start 23 July 2018 and is scheduled for completion by the end of November 2018.

If you have any questions about this work please contact the Highways England Public Liaison Officer by emailing infoA5towcesterhighstreet@forkers.com or call 07964 114623.