Road Closures

Find out about the latest planned roadworks, traffic incidents and roads closed for street parties and events.

Current traffic incidents and roadworks

Find out what road works are taking place on grid roads and estate roads.View the latest and planned roadworks on     This is an interactive Map and you will need to use your mouse to zoom in on Milton Keynes.

Road Closed sign


Milton Keynes Council is not responsible for the maintenance of the A5 or the M1 although they do run through the borough for this information please visit 

Highways England who provide updates for road works on the A5 and M1


Other Road closure reports 

Current planned closures where the council have issued traffic regulation orders can be found on our highways public notices page 

These will include;


Planning to close a road 

you will need to; 

  • Complete a  Temporary Traffic Order  if you are planning to close a road and send it to us a minimum of twelve weeks in advance .
  • Contact our Traffic regulation order (TRO) team for support they will be able to answer any question and provide information to support your application 
  • Pay a fee if you are carring out any work on the road (this fee pays for the advert in the local newspaper a statutory requirment) The charge that is made for temporary closures or traffic restrictions is £2,500.  If a further notice is required this will be an additional £350. The fee is charged to recompense the Council for its costs in preparing and advertising the temporary traffic Order.  Where a particular Order is complex in nature and would result in substantial additional costs, the Council reserves the right to seek an additional contribution, but in this event the applicant would be advised within ten days of the application being received.
  • The fee is waived for social events such as carnival parades and street parties organised by non-profit making organisations.

List of reasons why your application may be refused

  • The speed limit is greater than 30mph.
  • The road space has been reserved for works to be carried out on the highway.
  • The application form was received out of time.
  • The physical measures that the applicant intends to use in order to close the road are not adequate and/or safe.

Please use our Temporary traffic regulation order, road closure, application form (DOCX, 837KB)


Last Updated: 17 January 2018