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AN upcoming road closure on the A27 junction of Brown Jack Avenue in Polegate has been announced.

It will take place from from 8pm on Saturday until 6am on Monday.

Drainage works are taking place on Grand Parade.

This letter has been sent to local residents: “We are writing regarding the information we provided recently about our drainage works. 

“We had hoped to be able to keep the junction of Brown Jack Avenue open however, this will not now be possible as there is not enough space for us to be able to work safety.

“Temporary traffic lights will be in use at Gainsborough Lane. 

I regret any inconvenience this will cause.

“We will be installing a safety fence, the same as the one in use between Cophall and Polegate on the junction.

“To do this, we will be closing the A27 between 8pm on Saturday 12 September and 6am on Monday 14 September. A signed diversion will be in place. 

“We will try to do any noisy work before 11pm. We are sorry for the inevitable disruption.

“Cuckmere bus services will be affected as follows: The service 44 will enter the the estate from Gainsborough Lane, then running via Hyperion Avenue, Sunstar Lane, Golden Millar Lane, Brown Jack Avenue and Bahram Road to exit again via Gainsborough Lane.

“The weekend 25 and 26 services will also be affected by the closure and may be subject to late running. I

“f you would like to find out more details about the scheme, please feel free to visit our scheme web page which we will keep updated.

“You can reach it at: https://highwaysengland.co.uk/projects/a27-east-of-lewes/

“We are trialling the use of text message updates. Please send the shortcode A27EL to 60163 to sign up.

“Your text will be sent at your standard network charge but the updates are free to receive.

“If you have any questions about the scheme or require further information, please email us at: A27EastofLewes@highwaysengland.co.uk.”