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Traffic set to be diverted for road improvements

Gloucestershire County Council will be resurfacing Oldbury Road in Tewkesbury next week.

The road will be closed between 7am - 7pm from Friday November 16 to Wednesday November 21(excluding weekends). A diversion suitable for all type of vehicles will be in place.

Spring Garden, Oldbury Road and Bishop's Walk car parks will be closed between 7am - 7pm during the work. However the top end of Oldbury Road will be reopened one day early on the morning of Wednesday 21 November, to allow access to all three car parks for the weekly market day.

Cllr Vernon Smith, cabinet member for highways and flood, said: "We're laying a brand new surface on this popular road which forms part of our £150 million investment to improve Gloucestershire's highways. I would like to thank the local community and road users for their patience while this essential work is carried out."

Cllr Kevin Cromwell, county councillor for Tewkesbury, said: "Oldbury Road is an important route and the resurfacing will have a major benefit to the local community here in Tewkesbury. I look forward to the work being completed and seeing the positive impact for local people, businesses and road users."

What's the diversion route? (suitable for HGV's)

Via Barton Street, High Street and Sun Street.

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