Highway Improvements in Your Area
Hawkhurst Road, Cranbrook
When we plan to carry out the work and how long it will take
This is to let you know that, as part of the on-going maintenance and improvement of the highway
network, Kent County Council will be carrying out patching repairs to the carriageway of
A229 Hawkhurst Road, Cranbrook, between its junction with Water Lane and Westfield Terrace.
The work will take place on 12th and 14th April, and will take 2 days to complete.
What we plan to do
The work is being carried out to repair potholes and areas of cracking, in advance of the proposed
application of a surface dressing. This surface treatment is now programmed in June 2014.
Additional notification will be provided of the work nearer to the time.
How will we carry out the works and how will it affect you
During these essential works, traffic using this road will be controlled using temporary traffic control.
Works will generally take place between the hours of 09:30 and 15.30hrs.
It is inevitable that residents and businesses near the works will experience some disruption, but we
will try to keep these to a minimum. Access to properties within the site will be maintained at all
times although vehicle access to individual properties may need to be restricted for short periods
whilst work is carried out. If you have any particular access needs, please let the workforce on the
We need your help to make sure the work is done as quickly as possible and to the best possible
quality. If your vehicle is usually parked on the carriageway, please make sure you park it
somewhere else away from the site whilst the works are carried out.
How to contact us
If you need more information about these works please call us on 03000 418181.
You can also visit our website www.kent.gov.uk/highways to find out how we look after the roads
throughout Kent or report any faults you find on our roads.
For your safety and the safety of our workforce, please drive carefully and slowly through the
WARNING – Beware Bogus Callers
Kent County Council Highways & Transportation do not allow works to be carried out on private
properties. If anyone says they are working for us or our specialist contractors and offer to carry out
any work for cash they should be treated with caution and you are advised to contact Kent County
Council Trading Standards on 08454 04 05 06, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.