A38 Markeaton island – Little Eaton island, safety barrier works

Scott Gaskin

We are replacing sections of safety barriers that have eroded. We are also proposing to replace a number road signs within the central reserve.

Diversion routes

Southbound closure at Little Eaton roundabout

All traffic approaching Little Eaton roundabout wishing to use the A38 southbound carriageway shall use the A61 and travel south towards Pentagon Island. From here, traffic shall travel east along the A52, exit at the Spondon junction and travel south along the A5111/A6 for the A50. Traffic will join the A50 and travel west to rejoin the A38 at Toyota Island.

Southbound closure at Palm Court junction

All traffic approaching the Palm Court junction wishing to use the A38 northbound carriageway shall exit at the Pam Court junction and rejoin the southbound A38 carriageway via the entry slip at the Palm Court junction and follow the main diversion

Southbound entry slip closure at Palm Court junction

All traffic at the Palm Court junction to use the A38 southbound carriageway shall exit at the Palm Court junction using the A38 northbound carriageway and join the main diversion route at Little Eaton roundabout.

Northbound closure at Markeaton roundabout

All A38 northbound traffic approaching Markeaton roundabout wishing to use the A38 northbound carriageway shall exit at the A38/A516 junction and travel along the A516 for the A516/A5111 junction.

All traffic approaching Palm Court junction wishing to use the A38 northbound carriageway shall travel south along the A38 southbound for Markeaton roundabout.

All other traffic approaching Markeaton roundabout wishing to use the A38 northbound shall travel south along the A38 southbound for Kingsway roundabout and travel south along the A5111. All traffic at the A516/A5111 junction shall travel south along the A5111 for the Raynesway junction.

Traffic will then travel northbound on the A5111 at the Raynesway junction to join the A52 eastbound at the Spondon junction. At the Pentagon Island, traffic will travel north along the A61 to re-join the A38 at Little Eaton roundabout.

Northbound closure at Palm Court junction

All traffic approaching the Palm Court junction wishing to use the A38 northbound carriageway shall exit at the Pam Court junction and rejoin the A38 northbound carriageway via the entry slip at the Palm Court junction.

Local diversion route for Kedleston road junction

All traffic wishing to get to Kedleston Road via the A38 northbound from Markeaton roundabout shall travel south along the A52. Traffic shall take the 9th left for Merchant Street/Mackworth Road and travel north for Kedleston Road.

Local diversion route from Kedleston Road junction to A38 southbound

All traffic wishing to get to use the A38 from Kedleston Road shall travel south along Kedleston Road, turn right for Merchant Street/Mackworth Road and travel north along the A52 for Markeaton roundabout.

A 40 mph speed restriction is required along the A38 northbound from the exit slip at the Kedleston Road junction to 1 mile north of Little Eaton roundabout including the northbound exit/entry slips at Palm Court junction and Little Eaton roundabout.

A 40 mph speed restriction is required along the A38 southbound from Morley Lane Underbrisdge to Kedleston Road junction including the approaches on the A38 and A61 to Little Eaton roundabout, and the southbound exit/entry slip at Palm Court junction