H4 Dansteed Way and Randall Avenue, Whitehouse
Traffic on the Whitehouse side of Milton Keynes’ Western Expansion Area will increase over the next 20 years in line with the planned development of the area, and over time we’ll need to improve capacity at busy junctions to cope.
Two years ago, we put in a temporary roundabout at the junction of Dansteed Way with Randall Avenue as a first step. This junction was always intended to become a signalised controlled junction (meaning one with traffic lights) as set out in the original transport assessment for Whitehouse planning approval.
Now that the Whitehouse development is nearing completion, we’ll be starting work to signalise the junction in August 2021 and expect it to be complete by October 2021.
In addition, a new pedestrian crossing will be created, and bus stops will be relocated from their current positions. You can view the plans for this scheme in the Documents section.
During the works, Dansteed Way will be closed between Crownhill and Randall Avenue roundabouts, and the Crematorium will be accessed from Crownhill roundabout.
Signalised junction for V6 Grafton Street/Avebury Boulevard
In June 2021 we will begin installing a signalised junction at Avebury Boulevard/Grafton Gate. We expect this scheme will be completed by 30 November 2021 depending on weather conditions. The work will be carried out by our service provider, Ringway.
The scheme will provide a new lane on Grafton Gate (northbound) to help ease congestion at the South Grafton roundabout and will also improve road safety at this location.
View the plans by clicking on the documents below:
We were unable to carry out the installation last year due to other works taking priority during the pandemic.
To carry out this work safely and efficiently it will be necessary for lane closures and full road closures within the vicinity of the works. Access to adjacent properties will be maintained as much as possible.
Signage will be in place to advise of any lane closures and for any diversion routes for vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Ringway staff will also be on site to assist.
Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell
From May 2021 we will be introducing additional measures to improve road safety in this area. Safety concerns were raised to us about parked vehicles causing obstructions and blocking visibility. We put together some proposals to tackle this issue and following a public consultation in early 2021, we adjusted some of these proposals which can be viewed in the documents below.
Tongwell Lane, Newport Pagnell
We'll be improving the surface of Tongwell Lane from 15 March. The work will take around 8 weeks to complete and when finished, the surface will be up to the same standard as a redway. This busy route is used by pedestrians, dog walkers, cyclists and some vehicles so it's important to make these improvements so it can be used safely.
The work will take place between 9:30am and 4:30pm. There will be some temporary partial or full closures of the lane whilst we carry out the work. Signage will be in place to advise any users of the diversion route and when the closures are. There will be staff on site to help direct pedestrians and drivers during this time and to maintain the closures.
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Last Updated: 23 July 2021