A4 Bath Road, Saltford: Notice of overnight resurfacing works - Saltford Parish Council

The following information has been shared by B&NES Council’s Highways Maintenance Team:

Resurfacing works will take place overnight on the A4 Bath Road in Saltford from Monday 1st August 2022 and are expected to take up to 1 week to complete, depending on the weather. Please see here for a copy of the information below and a map outlining the works.

Work will be carried out under road closures between 7pm and 7am. Any cars parked within
the closure may be removed so as not to delay this work. The road will be re-opened to
traffic at the end of each night’s work. One.network have information about the works here. Diversions to achieve the works will be in place (see alternative route below).

Residents will need to make their own arrangements to find alternative parking.
Unfortunately, this also applies to disabled parking spaces within the area of work, we
apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Diversion routes will be in place for local traffic and advance notices positioned along the
route to warn drivers of the road closure (see map over for closure extents).
B&NES Council state they always try to complete works as quickly as possible, but please be aware the timeframe given is a guide and that poor weather or good progress on site may mean the timings can

Restricted vehicle access for residents’ private frontages within the road closures will be
maintained whenever possible and when it is safe and as site operations allow. Access will
be controlled by Traffic Marshalls, who will also give advice on likely access windows as the
works progress.

Unfortunately, there will be times when access will not be possible, so please be prepared
for delays, disruption and make alternative arrangements before this work starts.
Please consider providing advance warning to any deliveries or visitors you may expect
during this period and suggest they find alternative routes as there will be no through access
of the site while the closure is in place.

Just so you know:

  • Emergency services will always be given access when responding to an emergency.
  • Bus operators have been informed and will be re-routing services if needed.
  • We are working with our Waste Service Team to try and ensure collections are not
    disrupted, although regrettably there will be occasions when this is not possible.
    Bath and North East Somerset Council are working in partnership with our Contractor Volker
    Highways, to maintain our highway network. They follow strict protective measures to keep
    themselves and others safe during the works. Please respect social distancing guidelines
    and allow them to carry out their roles.

If you would like any more information, please call B&NES Council’s Council Connect on 01225 394041. For any queries or concerns you can also contact B&NES Council, please find further contact details here.

The B&NES Council Highway Maintenance Team thank you for your co-operation and patience during these necessary works.

A copy of the map above can be downloaded here

The following B&NES Council information is on the notice for the works (displayed on A4 Bath Road):





Notice is given that Bath and North East Somerset Council in exercise of its powers under

section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 intends to make an order to the effect of

which will be to temporarily introduce a road closure and suspend all parking to vehicles in

that length A4 Bath Road, Saltford from its junction with Copes Road extending to its

junction with Corston Lane.

This order is required because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near

the road for resurfacing and associated works by Bath and North East Somerset Council

on the 27th July 2022 for a maximum period of 18 months. The road will only be restricted

as and when traffic signs are in position and may not be effected for the whole of the period

but only for so long as is necessary to execute the works. This is anticipated to be for FIVE


ALTERNATIVE ROUTE: A4 Bath Road – A4 Keynsham Bypass – A4 Bath Road – A4174

Callington Road – A37 Wells Road – A37 Bristol Road – A37 Hursley Hill – A37 Pensford

Hill – A37 New Road – A368 – A39 – A39 Wells Road – A4 Bristol Road – A4 Bath Road –

Vice Versa.


Buses stop suspensions will be in place. Please see notices on display at bus stops.

More information can be found by scanning the QR code on the notices and by visiting the TravelWest website at https://travelwest.info/ .

Bus stop suspensions will be in place

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