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Part of A2 near Brenley Corner set to close for the entire weekend

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Original article from Kent Live

The A2 between Brenley Corner and Canterbury will be shut for roadworks over seven consecutive weekends starting this month.

The carriageway will be closed both eastbound and westbound on various dates throughout September and October, causing huge disruption to travel routes.

Highways England will be carrying out concrete repairs between Boughton and Dunkirk, including crack repairs and new surfacing.

Read more: Major M2 and M20 roadworks throughout September and their full diversion routes

It will be shut separately between M2 Junction 7 at Brenley Corner and the A28 Canterbury and A2050 Canterbury over seven weekends, with two extra weekends for contingency.

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The closure dates can be found below.

Eastbound closure dates

⦁ 8pm September 3 to 6am September 6
⦁ 6am October 2 to 6am October 4

Westbound closure dates

⦁ 8pm September 10 to 6am September 13
⦁ 8pm September 17 to 6am September 20
⦁ 8pm September 24 to 6am September 27

For those travelling Eastbound to Dover, Highways England have suggested leaving the M2 at junction 7 where diverted traffic will follow A299 to re-join the A2 at Guston.

Highways England have announced closure dates for maintenance works on the A2

Diversions

And those travelling Westbound to London are asked to leave the A2 at Guston, where diverted traffic will follow the A256 to re-join the A2 at junction 7 of the M2.

For local access to Canterbury, drivers are asked to use the A28.

There are two further Westbound closure dates, which will start at 10pm on the Friday night, on October 8 and 22.

The closure and diversion point for these dates will be off the A2 via the slip road signed Canterbury A2050, where traffic will follow the A2050 to join the diversion on the A28.

From 6am on the Saturday morning, the closure and diversion point will be moved to the off slip road signed Canterbury/Ashford A28. The off slip for the A28 Canterbury/Ashford will be closed from 8pm due to third party works.

The contingency dates are 8pm November 5 to 6am November 8 eastbound, and 8pm November 19 to 6am November 22 westbound.

For further details of planned road closures in the south east, check the Highways England website, and plan ahead before you travel.

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