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Westbourne Street in High Wycombe to close for ten days from Mon 3 Apr 2017

| April 1, 2017

Westbourne Street, High Wycombe.

Construction work in Westbourne Street on High Wycombe’s new ‘Masterplan’ alternative route for traffic is due to restart on Monday 3rd April 2017.

For ten days, from Monday 3rd April 2017, the southern end of Westbourne Street will close to complete work on narrowed traffic lanes and new central reservation to keep traffic flowing slowly and steadily.

New pavements and road surfacing will also part of the works which have been times to coincide with the Easter school holiday.

Between Monday 3rd April 2017 and Thursday 13th April 2017 signed diversions will direct traffic via Desborough Avenue and Bridge Street.

The works are part of the ‘Masterplan’ project to create a new route through High Wycombe which will link the A40 Oxford Road with the Abbey Way gyratory.

As part of the project a new road will be constructed through the town’s old gasworks site. Work in progress in Desborough Road from Westbourne Street to Lily’s Walk will be completed this summer.

The Alternative Route scheme is part of High Wycombe ‘Masterplan’ which is a joint project between Buckinghamshire County Council, Wycombe District Council and Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership.

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