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Delays on A380 Torquay to Newton Abbot road

By HETinaCrowson  |  Posted: April 22, 2013

Roadworks causing delays at Kingskerswell

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Weekend roadworks have been causing major delays for motorists travelling in the Newton Abbot direction on the A380 on Sunday.

The Kingskerswell bypass contractors have been carrying out works at the A380 junction with Penn Inn roundabout.

The northbound exit has been reduced to one lane with tailbacks right through Kingskerswell and beyond.

Torbay MP Adrian Sanders reported he had been warned of the work between the Penn Inn roundabout and the junction with Addison Road over the weekend. He had been told there will be restrictions to traffic on Sunday until 9pm.

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Galliford Try has apologised for any inconvenience caused during these works and thanks motorists for their patience.

On Friday afternoon the A380 was completely closed to traffic for some eight hours following a serious accident involving a motorcyclist and a vehicle causing gridlock around the area.

A spokesman for Galliford Try said no more weekend work was planned until early June.

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  • Timeferret  |  April 23 2013, 8:54AM

    A little bit of inconvenience is nothing compared to the benefits of the link road. Stop moaning NIMBY's. Roll on 2015!

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  • Ax0l0tl  |  April 22 2013, 10:51PM

    Once people realise and except that the private sector is unwilling to fund such ventures and the public sector is the only way forward, things will start moving on lots of fronts.

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  • bikephil  |  April 22 2013, 8:38PM

    Theintruder. You do of course realise that the 'by-pass' will ease a bit of congestion at the Penn Inn roundabout and simply move the traffic jams three miles further on. Have a look at the plans of the 'link road'. £120 million down the drain for a scheme that will not solve a thing. All it does is to solve a Teignbridge Council problem and pass it on to Torbay Council for them to deal with it. Phil.

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  • TheIntruder  |  April 22 2013, 10:38AM

    The sooner the by-pass is built the better.

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