Highways England has announced the overnight closure of he A34 near Newbury for 12 nights in February. Details below.

Dear Stakeholder,

A34 Oxford Road – Bridge Joint Replacement

Kier Highways, on behalf of Highways England, will be undertaking essential maintenance work to replace the joints in the bridge which carries the A34 over Oxford Road (near Snelsmore Common), to ensure the structure remains in a safe and serviceable condition. Please see map overleaf for location details.

For the safety of our workforce and customers, the A34 will be closed overnight (between 9pm and 6am, Monday to Friday only) on the following dates:

  • Monday 4 February for six nights – A34 northbound carriageway from the A4 Speen junction to the A34/A339 merge
  • Tuesday 12 February for six nights – A34 southbound carriageway from the A34/A339 split to the A4 Speen Junction

During the closures traffic will be diverted using the A4, Newbury and the A339 Donnington Link.
Please be aware that these works have been carefully programmed but are subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances – please check the yellow signs placed in advance at the junction for confirmation of the closures dates/timings.

We would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience or disruption caused during our work; if you have any questions, or if you’d like to know about our work please contact us on 0300 123 5000 or email info@highwaysengland.co.uk

Yours faithfully

Kathryn Blofield
Communications Coordinator