A38 Ashburn Check weir works
6 June to August 2022
National Highways operates, maintains and improves England’s
motorways and major A roads. We also have a responsibility to
maintain some of the structures and drainage which cross our
We will shortly begin work on the A38 Ashburn Check weir.
Works will include general maintenance of the structure and
adaptions to the weir to reconnect traditional fish and eel
spawning routes currently blocked by structures in the river.
Works will take place during daytime hours to avoid disturbing a
nearby bat colony.
Please accept our apologies in advance for any inconvenience
which may be caused. We’ll make every effort to ensure the
impact on the local community is kept to a minimum.
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To ensure the safety of our workforce the A38 Dartbridge eastbound entry slip will be closed 24/7 Monday to Friday. The entry slip road
will be open as usual during the weekend and over Bank Holiday
periods. A short locally signed diversion will be in place.
We always aim to work to programme, however unforeseen
circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes.
We’ll keep you updated via advance roadside warning signs, but
please also monitor www.trafficengland.com
If you would like further information about this work, please contact
National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000
open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate
person, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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