A52 Nottingham JunctionsRecently updated

Improvements to a number of junctions along the A52 to improve traffic flow.

Region:  East Midlands
Start date:  2019/20
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

A52 Nottingham Road junction & A52 Cropwell Road junction

We completed improvements at the Nottingham Road junction in July and the Cropwell Road junction in September 2017. Safety and flow of traffic at these junctions have been improved by the addition of new traffic signals and pedestrian crossings. Street lighting, road signs and road surfacing have all been replaced to reduce the need for maintenance work in the near future.

At Nottingham Road a U-turn facility has been provided to replace the facility which will be removed from Stragglethorpe junction.

What next?

Gamston roundabout, Stragglethorpe Road and Bingham Road junctions

We have developed preferred layouts for Gamston roundabout, Stragglethorpe Road and Bingham Road junctions. We have programmed construction to commence in the 2019/20 financial year. However, we may look to bring this forward to 2018/19 subject to coordination with other work planned in the area, to minimise road user disruption and impact on local residents.

This will also give us time to engage with our stakeholders and members of the public on both our plans and feedback received from the junctions which have been completed.

The remaining junctions along the A52 Nottingham corridor will be investigated and, where necessary, we will develop options to be assessed.

Timeline

Date Event
December 2016 Public information events
January 2017 Start of works
June 2017 End of works at Nottingham Road junction
August 2017 End of works at Cropwell Road junction

Why we need the scheme

The A52 is an important east-west link across the East Midlands. This route experiences congestion due to capacity issues at many junctions, which results in significant queuing and delays. Several junctions have been identified as requiring improvements to cope with the existing problems, as well as to provide capacity for the increase in traffic anticipated when local developments are completed.

The scheme in detail

The scheme, announced in 2014 as part of the government’s Road Investment Strategy, consists of a 2-phase package of measures to improve the junctions along the length of the A52 in Nottingham, including signalisation and junction reconstruction. The first phase will address the eastern junctions, from Gamston to Bingham Road, and the second phase will address the western junctions, from QMC Island to Wheatcroft.

Aims

The scheme aims to:

  • reduce queuing and delays
  • ease congestion by increasing capacity at the junctions
  • ensure journey times are more reliable
  • improve pedestrian and cycle routes at the junctions
  • make the road safer for all users
  • support growth in the area

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A52 westbound between the A60 and the junction with the A453 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound entry slip from the A453 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound between the A453 and the junction with the A6005 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound entry slip from the A453 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound exit slip to the A6005 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound exit slip to the A453 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 eastbound at the junction with the A453 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 31 July 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound at the junction with the A453 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm
Location : The A52 westbound between the junctions with the A60 and the A453 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 July 2018 to 3 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm

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