Traffic delays & planned road works

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A483 Newtown bypass

A bypass is being built to the south of Newtown, connecting the A489 and A483 while avoiding Newtown. 

There are a number of temporary road closures in place due to the works, please see links below for further information.

Middle Dolfor Road      Map

Upper Dolfor Road       Map

Mochdre Lane              Map

A number of driving restrictions  have been put in place.  Download the restrictions here.

Should you encounter problems getting A Plant Lux Traffic Controls to site you are requested to phone Stewart Smith (Depot Manager) 07837 097918 or Bob Edwards 07764 139609

Should you encounter problems getting Amberon Ltd to site you are requested to phone Dane Lacey (Depot Manager) 07875 815530

Planned Road Closures

A40 between Glan Usk Park and Brecon (7-24 November)

The council’s Highways Design Team will be supervising the works, which are being carried on behalf of the Welsh Government.

Between 8am to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays at four distinct sites: Llanhamlach, Scethrog to Newton Farm, Tal-y-Bryn and Kestrel Inn.

Part of the works will see daytime road closures in place. The road from Scethrog to Newtown Farm being closed for five days between 8-14 November (excluding weekends) from 8am-6pm while the road at Kestrel Inn will be closed for seven days between 15-23 November (excluding weekends) from 8am-6pm.

The official signed diversion route will be via the A40 to Brecon, A470/A438 to Bronllys, A479 to Nantyfin to rejoin the A40, and vice versa.


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