Peterborough road closures: nine for motorists to avoid this week - including A1

Three new road closures will take place over the next week
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Peterborough’s motorists will have nine road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And one of them is expected to cause major delays – with drivers facing a holdup of at least 30 minutes. Another three will cause moderate delays of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that six closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

A47, from 8pm March 30 to 6am April 15, severe delays (more than 30 minutes): A47 both directions, junction 15 entry and exit slips - works under slip road closure and diversion route for resurfacing scheme on behalf of Peterborough Council/Milestone.

A47, from 7am March 6 to 5pm April 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A47 both directions, junction 20 roundabout - diversion route on behalf of Milestone Infra.

A47, from 8pm February 20 to 6am April 22, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A47 eastbound and westbound, between, junction 15 and junction 20 (A15). Diversion route for local authority works on behalf of Milestone.

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A47, from midnight, October 18 2022 to 11.59pm April 30 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A47 both directions, Wisbech Road to Knarr Fen Road - diversion route on behalf of Milestone Infra.

A1, from 8pm September 20 2021 to 6am May 20 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A47 both directions, Longthorpe - carriageway closures, lane closures and diversion route due to structural works on behalf of Graham Construction.

A1, from 9pm July 4 2022 to 5am July 8 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 both directions, Kettering Road to junction 17 - carriageway closures, lane closures and diversion route due to barrier/fence safety repair works on behalf of Graham Construction.

And a further three closures will begin over the next seven days:

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A1, from 9pm April 12 to 5am April 13, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 southbound, Thornhaugh to Stibbington - lane closure for communications works on behalf of National Highways.

A47, from 8am to 5.30pm on April 23, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A47 both directions, Hodney Road roundabout to Eye Green roundabout - diversion route on behalf of BT.

A47, from 8pm April 24 to 6am May 26, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A47 westbound, junction 20 to junction 15 - carriageway closure, lane closure and diversion route for white lining/road markings on behalf of National Highways.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.

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