Roadworks starting on A3 from Monday

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THE Highways Agency is to carry out repair and maintenance works on the A3.

Drainage investigation work on both carriageways of the A3 between Liphook and Hindhead will take place between 10am and 4pm on weekdays from Monday, January 7 to Friday, January 18 using single lane closures.

And the southbound A3(M) carriageway junctions 1 and 2 near Portsmouth will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday January 7, between 10pm and 6am each night, while work on the bridge carrying the A3(M) over the A3 London Road is carried out.

The bridge will be resurfaced and components will be replaced.

Road users will be diverted off the A3(M) at Junction 1, along the A3 London Road and A3 Portsmouth Road where they can join the A3(M) at Junction 2.