A21 Whatlington – safety improvements at the B2089 and B2090 junctions

National Highways will soon be carrying out improvements to reduce the risk of collisions on the A21 Whatlington at the junctions with the B2089 and B2090.

These improvements will change both how you access the B2090 from the A21 and the A21 from the B2090, and includes new signs and road markings on and around the junctions.

These works will be carried out on weeknights, when there’s less traffic, between Monday 31 October and Friday 16 December 2022.

Closure information

The A21 will be closed weeknights (8pm to 6am) between John’s Cross roundabout and the junction with Whatlington Road, from Monday 31 October until Friday 16 December.

A diversion route will be in place for southbound traffic via the A2100.

Due to work on the local road network, for the first week, Monday 31 October to Friday 4 November, northbound traffic will also use the A2100. The northbound diversion will then change to the A28 and A268 for the remainder of the work.

You can find a map of these routes on their webpage: nationalhighways.co.uk/a21-safety.

Times and dates of this work are subject to change if there’s adverse weather or any other unforeseen circumstances.

National Highways are contacting properties with access directly off the A21 within the closure, to advise them of the support being provided so that they can continue to access their home or business safely during the closure. Access will be maintained for emergency vehicles on blue light calls.

Works will be through the night, and there may be some additional noise, please accept apologies in advance for any inconvenience or delays this work may cause.

Where you can find out more

To find out more, visit the A21 safety package webpage: nationalhighways.co.uk/a21-safety

If you have any questions, you can also call the contact centre on 0300 123 5000 (open 24/7), who will pass your queries to the team, or email: info@nationalhighways.co.uk.