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A5, A458 and A483 Trunk Roads and connecting Roads - Temporary Road Works and Closures

TF6 5DRPublished 30/11/23
Shropshire Star • 

What is happening?

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTIONS 4(1), 14(1)(a) AND (c), (4) AND (7)


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that National Highways Limited (Company No. 09346363) intends to make an Order on the A5, A458 and A483 Trunk Roads, in the County of Shropshire, to enable maintenance and improvement works, to be carried out in safety.

The works are expected to take place overnight between 19:00 and 06:00 (07:00 on Saturday and Sunday mornings) during a period starting on Tuesday 2 January 2024 and ending on Monday 23 December 2024.

The effect of the Order will be to impose prohibitions on the following lengths of carriageway:

(1) the A5 westbound from its junction with the M54, at Cluddley, to the England/Wales border, at Chirk;

(2) the A5 eastbound from the England/Wales border, at Chirk, to its junction with the M54, at Cluddley;

(3) the A458 eastbound and westbound between its roundabout junction with the A5, at Churncote, and the England/Wales border, near Wollaston;

(4) the A483 northbound and southbound between its roundabout junction with the A5 and B4579 (Mile End Roundabout), at Oswestry, and the England/Wales border, at Llanymynech

(5) the link roads leading to and from Mile End Roundabout, to and from the roundabout junction of the A5 with the access/egress roads to and from Innovation Park;

(6) any slip road, link road or dedicated lane leading to or from the lengths of carriageway described in (1) to (4) above;

(7) any lay-by, service road or bus stop area adjacent to the lengths of carriageway described in (1) to (4) above.

During any road closures traffic will be diverted via alternative junctions of the A5 Trunk Road, the A458 Trunk Road, the A483 Trunk Road and local roads. These diversions will be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the area.

To obtain a copy of the A5, the A458 or the A483 Programme of Works please contact the National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or

The duration of each prohibition will vary depending upon the nature of the work being undertaken on each occasion

The prohibitions will not apply to emergency services, works, or winter maintenance vehicles. The prohibitions will only apply during such times and to such extent as shall be indicated by traffic signs.

The Order comes into force on 27 December 2023 and will expire on 23 December 2024.

Karen Eustace, an official of National Highways Limited, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN.

National Highways Limited, Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, GU1 4LZ. Registered in England & Wales number 09346363. 

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