Roads

Traffic management (traffic light area) on the A361 during August

Traffic management (traffic light area) on the A361 during August Message from EKFB on behalf of HS2 We will soon start to prepare the verges of the A361 for the highway realignment, over the Chipping Warden Green Tunnel. This is first phase is early preparatory work, with the new section of highway being constructed during spring and summer 2024. In order to do this, we will be extending the area under traffic light control, near to our compound entrance. Full details of this work are available on the following link.   https://assets.hs2.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/AWN-Notice-of-traffic-management-A361-Chipping-Warden-August-2023_PDF.pdf   A section of the A361 will have temporary traffic management in the form of traffic lights 24 hours a day, from 14 August 2023, for approximately 6

A361 – Early morning temporary closure on 20 August 2023

A361 - Early morning temporary closure on 20 August 2023 Message from EKFB on behalf of HS2. As you may recall from our activities last year, some of our wider precast sections of tunnel require a road closure to travel from Banbury to Chipping Warden. The vast majority of the precast units pass each day without this. The southbound carriageway of the A361 will be closed off-peak, for a maximum period of between 5am and 9am, on  Sunday 20 August 2023, with a back up date of 3 September 2023. The road may well open earlier than 9am.     The works notice is in the link below, please feel free to share with your contacts. The map shows the section of

HS2 – Culworth Road (From Chipping Warden) Closure, 26 June to 8 July

HS2 - Culworth Road (from Chipping Warden) Closure, 26 June to 8 July Notice from EKFB on behalf of HS2 Please see the link below to the official road closure document recently published. Notice-of-road-closure-Culworth-Road-Chipping-Warden-June-2023.pdf (hs2.org.uk) A section of Culworth Road will be fully closed 24-hours a day from, Monday 26 June to Saturday 8 July 2023.  We will be carrying out survey work and for preparing the area for a storm drain to be put in across the road later in the year. ----------------------------------- Wardington Parish Council  

CONSULTATION – Wardington & Williamscot proposed 20mph Speed Limits

CONSULTATION – Wardington & Williamscot proposed 20mph Speed Limits Oxfordshire County Council wants to make our built environments safer and more attractive places to walk and cycle. To enable this, 20mph speed restrictions are being used to help promote alternative modes of transport for local travel. Further details on how the council is considering making 20mph the new 30mph for Oxfordshire communities can be found here. We're therefore asking for your views on the proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit throughout Wardington (including Upper Wardington) and Williamscot, replacing the existing 30mph speed limits in their entirety in the process. The proposals are being put forward following road safety concerns raised by the parish, and form part of a countywide

HS2 – Sunday morning Tunnel Segment deliveries, 18 & 25 June

HS2 - Sunday morning Tunnel Segment deliveries, 18 & 25 June AWN Notification from EKFB (on behalf of HS2) Following the same route and format as before, we are expecting a delivery of the large tunnel segments to Chipping Warden on Sunday 18 June and Sunday 25 June, between 5am and 9am. Please see the route map and further details here:  AWN-Notice-of-precast-delivery-Chipping-Warden-June-2023.pdf (hs2.org.uk) Should you have questions or concerns about any aspect of these works, or if you have additional queries, please do not hesitate to contact our HS2 Helpdesk on freephone 08081 434 434 or email hs2enquiries@hs2.org.uk.   Wardington Parish Council

HS2 Notice: Delivery of Tunnel Segments – 12 March

Notice from EKFB working on behalf of HS2 - Delivery of Tunnel Segments - 12 March We just wanted to write to let you know there will be a delivery of tunnel segments to Chipping Warden on Sunday 12 March, with a back-up date of Sunday 19 March. As previously, the road will need to be closed between 5am and 9am. We will need a southbound carriageway closure of the A361 to allow the wide load to safely pass through the narrow sections of highway near Wardington. This is the same closure area that we used for our previous deliveries. Please follow the link below for further information and the route map. AWN-Notice-of-precast-delivery-Chipping-Warden-March-2023.pdf (hs2.org.uk) Haidee Williams Engagement Advisor

HS2 – Abnormal loads arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week.

HS2 - Abnormal loads arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week. Notice from EKFB working on behalf of HS2. We have some long steel beam sections arriving at Chipping Warden Compound this week. They will be travelling from the Banbury area, via the A361 as abnormal loads. The police escort, which is required for some of the deliveries, may require a very brief halt of traffic at certain junctions or narrow sections of highway. Tuesday 31st January  - 1 delivery, no police escort required  Wednesday 1st February  - 3 deliveries, 2 of which will require a police escort  Friday 3rd February – 2 deliveries, both with a police escort These will pass along the A361 through Wardington and at the

Update on A361 closures

Update on A361 closures Please Note: The two-week night-time closures of A361 for survey work is no longer proceeding. The survey work was planned for Monday 9 January to Saturday 21 January 2023 – no longer going ahead. Other work taking place: There is a very short period of closure required for some line painting under the temporary bridge near our compound on the A361. The lines there are faded at that location, and so to improve safety, a line painting contractor be attending and the road will be shut for a maximum of 4 hours to carry out the work.   We have published a works notice, which I have attached and summarised below: Notice of night-time temporary closure,

HS2 REMINDER – Chipping Warden temporary bridge installation

Chipping Warden temporary bridge installation A reminder that we will be installing a temporary bridge across the A361, next to our compound in Chipping Warden, this weekend:  This will require the closure of the A361, near Chipping Warden, 8pm Friday 14 October through to 6am Monday 17 October. The work notice for the Chipping Warden bridge installation is available on the following link: Notice-of-weekend-closures-for-bridge-installation-A361-Chipping-Warden-1.pdf (hs2.org.uk)  We plan to install the bridge over two weekends with a further two weekend closure periods planned as a contingency. A section of the A361 Byfield Road will be closed 24 hours a day over a period of up to 4 weekends beginning Friday 14 October to Monday 7 November 2022. These closures will commence

HS2 Notice – Road closures and construction updates

Notice from EKFB on behalf of HS2 This is  an update on some construction and road closure activity taking place soon. We will soon be installing the temporary bridge in Chipping Warden. It should be quite impressive to see, as it involves a large crane with careful manoeuvring, but it will involve some weekend road closures. There is also quite a lot of activity taking place in Boddington and Wormleighton, and so I have attached a draft copy of the AWN for the Boddington and Wormleighton areas. Notice of traffic management near Wormleighton and Lower Boddington September 2022_Final_ I have also attached a road closure look-ahead. This gives you a summary of the planned closure dates and you will see