Emergency Temp Road Closure – Highfield Road

Closure to facilitate bridge repairs

Published on: 07/02/19

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UPDATE:  Bedford BC has advised that this closure is now anticipated to remain in place up to and including Friday 1st March as the works have been more extensive than expected


Road: Highfield Road in Oakley

Length Affected: From the roundabout adjoining the A6 northbound exit/entry slip to Pavenham Road, Oakley.

Reason for Closure: To repair failing bridge.

Dates: This emergency temporary road closure is anticipated to be in operation 24 hours a day for up to 16 days from Monday 11th February 2019 to Tuesday 26th February 2019 inclusive.

Signed Alternative Routes:

Proceed along the northbound A6 entry slip to join the A6 northbound and continue to junction with New Road, Milton Ernest. Turn left into New Road, continue to junction with Radwell Road, turn right,  continue on Radwell Road and Bridge End, Radwell. Bear left and continue along Felmersham Road, Radwell, then Radwell Road, Felmersham, and then The High Road, Felmersham, to Felmersham Bridge, Sharnbrook. Continue along Felmersham Bridge to Odell Road, Sharnbrook. Turn left and continue along Odell Road, Sharnbrook, and then High Street, Odell, to Odell Road, Odell. Turn left and continue along Odell Road, Odell, then Odell Road, Harrold, then Carlton Road, Harrold, then Bridgend, Carlton, and then Pavenham Road, Carlton, to High Street, Pavenham. Turn left and continue along High Street, then Bedford Road, Pavenham, and then Pavenham Road, Oakley, to site.