Road closures in Mere area
The following temporary road closure notices have been received by Mere Town Council
- Notice of Temporary Road Closure to enable Tarmac to carry out carriageway reconstruction and associated works. B3095 Castle Street, Mere from its junction with Gillingham Road to its junction with Manor Road . This Order will come into operation on 18 March 2019 and the closure will be required daily between the hours of 09.30 and 15.30 until 29 March 2019. Alternative route: via B3095 (unaffected length) – A303 – A350 – Out of County (Dorset).
- Notice of Temporary Road Closure to enable Eurovia to carry out carriageway patching, reconstruction, surface dressing, road markings & associated works:
Phase One: B3095 (Part), Gillingham Road, Mere; from its junction with B3092 to its junction with C278. This Order will come into operation on 6 March 2019 and the closure will be required between the hours of 09.00 and 15.00 for one day. Alternative route: via B3092 – A303 – B3081 – B3095 (unaffected length) and vice versa.
Phase Two: B3092 (Part), Mere and Zeals; from its junction with Crab Lane to its junction with B3095. Phase Three: B3092 (Part), Stourton; from its junction with Crab Lane to its junction with The Street. Phase Four: B3092 (Part), Maiden Bradley; from its junction with White Sheet Lane to its junction with Bradley Lane. Phases Two, Three and Four: operating 07 March 2019 between the hours of 09:00 and 15:00 until 14 March 2019. Phases Two – Four Alternative routes: via B3092 (unaffected length) – A361 – A36 – A350 – B3095 and vice.
In addition the Clerk had received notice of A303 Mere to Zeals westbound resurfacing works from Highways England:
Dates: Evening of 25 February to morning of 20 March 2019
Hours of work: Overnight 8pm to 6am Monday to Thursday and 9pm to 6am Friday.
Phase 1: 25 February to 5 March 2019 and 19 March 2019 westbound overnight closure from Mere to Zeals: A303 westbound (including A303 to B3081 exit slip) – access to Castle Street will be maintained for local traffic. All other traffic will be diverted from the Furze Hedge junction (A303/A350) to travel south on the A350 then north on the B3081 to re-join the A303 westbound.
Access to West Knoyle Services will be maintained.
Laybys will remain closed 24/7 throughout the works.
In addition to the overnight slip road closures Zeals westbound exit slip (leading to B3081) will also be closed during the daytime of Tuesday, 5 March.
Phase 2: 6 March to the morning of 20 March 2019 westbound overnight closure from Zeals to Tinkers Hill
A shorter diversion route will be in place which will take traffic through Zeals via New Road to re-join the A303 at Tinkers Hill.