Latest Update from Oundle Town Council
Northamptonshire Highways will commence works on the 3 tonne weight limit and 2.1m width restriction signing at both ends of North Bridge on or around January 21st 2019. The existing 1st weight limit on South Bridge will be lifted at the same time. Traffic lights (maybe temporary to start with, and certainly by Feb 18th) should be on the Bamwell/A605 junction around the same time to ease turning movements.
The width restricting bollards will be installed on North Bridge following the signalization of the Barnwell Rd in Feb/March. To enable these works North Bridge will have to be fully closed for 3-4 days. Advanced notice signs will be installed nearer the time with specific dates.
The X4 route will change with all buses now coming into town from the South Bridge/Benefield Road end of West street on the loop below. A new bus stop is likely to be created on West Street by Beans.
The X4 timetable will change, probably around January 27th week of January 21st on the Stagecoach website. Click Here to view
It will take the same circular route around Oundle from Peterborough OR Corby, with the Peterborough bound bus stops in front of Laxton School, near Kings Road and Riverside Maltings becoming redundant for the duration of the works. The bus stops at the East end of the Bridge will not be served, so local residents will need to walk across the bridge to the bus stop on Station Road opposite Pick Arthey, or perhaps use the Call Connect service to link to Warmington bus stops. Please take care -buses to Peterborough and Corby will be using the same stops, so check a bus’s destination before you get on it.
We’ll try and make updates to the Oundle Town Council and Oundle Info websites, Facebook and Twitter feeds as soon as we know any more, and will update the Electronic noticeboards too. Further information regarding the works should soon be available at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk or if you have any specific enquiries please contact NorthBridgeOundle@kierwsp.co.uk.