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Section of Colwick Loop Road between Victoria Retail Park and Burton Joyce will close over weekend for GAR works


A section of Colwick Loop Road will be closed this weekend between Burton Joyce and Victoria Retail Park this weekend for work on the new Gedling Access Road

The section of the A612 is set to close from Friday, July 17, at 8pm until 6am on Monday, July 20.

Nottinghamshire County Council said the closure is ‘to enable drainage works to take place as part of the £40m project to built a new bypass between the A612 and Mapperley Plains’.

Gedling Access Road
PICTURED: Gedling Access Road from above

To gain access to Burton Joyce, people would have to go through West Bridgford to Radcliffe-on-Trent, cross the river at Gunthorpe and access the village via Lowdham

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A spokesman said: “Please note that the closure will be in place day and night

“Thank you very much for your patience while we carry out these works

The Gedling Access Road (GAR) is a new 3.8km single carriageway road which will provide a link between the B684 Mapperley Plains and the A612 Trent Valley Road / Nottingham Road.

The road is expected to open to traffic in the autumn of 2021.

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