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Road Maintenance - Hickmans Green

Road Maintenance in Your Area Carriageway Patching

Hickmans Green, Boughton Under Blean

When we plan to carry out the work and how long it will take

This is to inform you that as part of the on-going maintenance and improvement of the highway network, Kent County Council will be carrying out patching repair work to the carriageway of Hickmans Green, Boughton Under Blean between the junctions with bend on Thunder Hill Business Park to Snake Lane.

These road surface improvement works are programmed to start on the 30th October 2019 and should take up to 3 days to complete to complete. These activities will be undertaken during a working window between the hours of 7am to 7pm.

This type of work can be affected by bad weather, so if it is not possible for us to carry it out at this time, we will arrange a new date and let you know via a letter drop to your home. We will also put up signs along the road, before we start, showing the date we plan to start work.

During these essential works it will be necessary to close the road completely so that we can carry out the works safely for both the workforce and road users. The diversion will be via Hickmans Green Road (Horseless Road), South Street, Nine Ash Lane, Canterbury Road, Stockers Hill, The Street

What we plan to do

Safety critical road defects will be repaired via saw cutting and removing the damaged road surface, and then reinstating in tarmac. Re-instatements will then be laid to profile and compacted to the level of the existing road surface.

How you can help

It is inevitable that residents and businesses near the works will experience some disruption, but we will try to keep these to a minimum. Any pavements will remain open at all times, but vehicle access to properties will need to be restricted for a short period while work is carried out in front of each property. If you have any particular access needs, please let the workforce on site know.

If your vehicle is usually parked on the carriageway, please make sure you park it somewhere else away from the site whilst the works are carried out, so the road is clear for us to complete these works activities.

We need your help to make sure the work is done as quickly as possible and to the best possible quality.

How to contact us If you need more information, you can visit our website www.kent.gov.uk/resurfacingupdates to find out how we look after the roads throughout Kent or report any faults you find on our roads. Alternatively, you can call us on 03000 41 81 81.

For your safety and the safety of our workforce, please drive carefully and slowly through the roadworks.

WARNING – Beware Bogus Callers Kent County Council Highways, Transportation and Waste do not allow works to be carried out on private properties. If anyone says they are working for us or our specialist contractors and offer to carry out any work for cash, they should be treated with caution. We advise you to contact Citizen’s Advice on 03444 111 444 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)


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