SCC: Foreman Road closed for 6 months

Ash Road Bridge

Surrey County Council has issued a notice that Forman Road will be closed for 6 months. The closure will begin from 24th November 2023 until 21st June 2024 and will be in operation 24/7. A Diversion route will be signed. The works are in relation to the Ash Road Bridge project which has now started. During this time a diversion will direct traffic via Grange Road and Ash Church Road. Access to residents’ homes will be maintained.

Description of works

  • Surface water drainage, gullies and attenuation tank
  • Bus stop temporary closure to facilitate new bus stop to be installed
  • SSE LV diversion works
  • South East Water main works
  • BT diversion works
  • Telecoms works
  • New kerbs, tactile crossings, and carriageway and footpath surfacing
  • New street lighting and ducting
  • Line marking

Buses

If you use the bus, check with your bus operator to find out if there are any alterations to the service during these roadworks. Stage Coach offers a journey planner on their website to see how it impacts you, see https://www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey.

You can find all of Surrey’s operators and their websites listed here: www.surreycc.gov.uk/busoperators

Contact SCC

www.surreycc.gov.uk/highways
0300 200 1003 (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm)
Contact Centre, Dakota, 11 De Havilland Drive, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0YP
Email Works.Communication@surreycc.gov.uk.
Customer feedback for SCC works may also be given via an online survey using this link: https://www.surreysays.co.uk/environment-and-infrastructure

Have you seen a road sign left behind?

If a road sign has been left behind following any road works please report it to Surrey via the web link www.RemoveThisSign.com

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2 thoughts on “SCC: Foreman Road closed for 6 months”

  1. What a lot of disruption and expense just to limit the pollution from electric cars waiting at the level crossing

  2. Garry Brown

    While I understand that the road closure is necessary, there are some issues that SCC need to look into.

    Firstly, the road closure fencing has been placed too close to the Foreman Park estate entrance, causing a bottleneck and the need for traffic lights. This could have been avoided if the fencing was placed further away.

    Secondly, the traffic lights on Foreman Road and in Foreman Park are causing unnecessary delays. It appears that the site was not surveyed correctly, as the removal of parking on the left-hand side would have eliminated the need for traffic lights.

    Thirdly, the diversion signage is misleading and causing more traffic on Foreman Road, as drivers are being directed to turn into Foreman Park to turn around and go back up Foreman Road.

    Lastly, there is a lack of consideration from the workmen and lorry drivers, who park their vehicles along Foreman Road, blocking traffic and the traffic lights.

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