Gas main replacement works mean eight weeks of road closures, restrictions and diversions in Margate.
The works are taking place from today (January 16) and are expected to last until March 10
The A254 Ramsgate Road is closed northbound from the junction with QEQM Hospital access road to the junction of B2052 College Road.
The alternative route is via A254 Ramsgate Road, A254 Margate Road, A256 Westwood Road, A255 Dane Court Road, A255 St Peters Road, B2052 College Road and vice versa.
Nash Court Road is closed at its junction with A254 Ramsgate Road.
The alternative route is via Nash Court Road, Nash Lane and vice versa.
A left hand turning restriction is imposed on Salmestone Road, St Augustine’s Avenue and St Andrews Close, restricting traffic turning onto A254 Ramsgate Road.
A right hand turning restriction is imposed on QEQM Hospital access road and Perkins Avenue, restricting traffic turning onto A254 Ramsgate Road.
A no waiting restriction is temporarily in place on A256 Westwood Road from outside number 107 to the junction with Northwood Road.
During the works Margate-bound Stagecoach Loop and 8 services will not be running on Ramsgate Road.
For services at Westwood Gateway, Gordon Road, B&Q, Farley Road, Pilgrims Hospice and QEQM, passengers are asked to use buses towards Westwood Cross and then change for connecting services to Margate.
For services at Alexandra Road a temporary bus stop has been placed opposite Watling Tyres.