Resurfacing work means a month of overnight closures for major route into Exeter

Motorists have been warned that a major route into Exeter will be the subject of evening and overnight closures for a month from Monday, March 16.

‘Essential’ resurfacing work will get under way on the A3015 Honiton Road and Moor Lane roundabout – and will continue until the evening of Friday, April 17.

The busy route will be shut from 7pm to 6am on weekdays as a result.

However, Devon County Council (DCC), says part of the roundabout will remain open to traffic at all times to ‘minimise disruption’.

Weekend closures have also been avoided.

The scheme will also involve the repair of any damaged utility covers and gullies, drain cleaning and maintenance of highway signs and verges.

Diversions will be in place – but will change during the first week.

On the evenings of Monday, March 16, and Tuesday, March 17, the roundabout will be closed at Ambassador Drive and Honiton Road.

However, access to Moor Lane will be possible for traffic coming from the A30/Junction 29 of the M5.

The signed diversion will be via Moor Lane, Sidmouth Road, A379, A3015 Rydon Lane and vice-versa.

Overnight on Wednesday, March 18, and Thursday, March 19, access from the roundabout into Moor Lane will be closed.

Traffic will be able to travel from the A30/Junction 29 of the M5 to Honiton Road and Ambassador Drive.

The diversion route will be via A3015, Hill Barton Road, B3181, Cumberland Way, Ambassador Drive and vice-versa.

From the night of Friday, March 20, until the end of the scheme, the roundabout will again be closed at Ambassador Drive and Honiton Road.

Access will be possible coming from the A30/Junction 29 of the M5 to Moor Lane.

The diversion will be via Moor lane, Sidmouth Road, A379, A3015 Rydon Lane, Hill Barton Road, B3181, Cumberland Way, Ambassador Drive and vice-versa.

More information, including maps on the closures and diversions, is available here.

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