Shaftesbury Drivers Advised Of Gillingham Roadworks And Road Closures

If you drive to or through Gillingham, you could face more disruption in January as road works to improve the New Road junction continue.

Those roadworks are set to finish in mid-January, when new permanent traffic signals will be turned on.

The main Shaftesbury to Gillingham Road, the B3081, will be resurfaced in January. It will be closed between the Newbury roundabout and Orchard Park each weeknight from the 11th to 30th January, 7pm until 6am.

Resurfacing of New Road, which heads out towards East Stour, will also take place from its junction with Shaftesbury Road junction in January. That road will be closed overnight near the B3081 junction from the 11th to 15th January, 7pm until 6am.

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