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Lane closures on A339 to be lifted at weekend

However more traffic expected on the town's roads as Newbury Racecourse hosts one of its most anticipated race meetings

Chris Ord


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Lane closures on A339 to be lifted at weekend

LANE closures that have caused disruption for Newbury motorists this week will be lifted at the weekend, West Berkshire Council has confirmed.

However the 30 mph limit on the stretch of the A339 will remain in place, and a big day of racing at Newbury Racecourse tomorrow (Saturday) means road users may see little improvement.  

Motorists have been left frustrated after single lane closures were put in place south of the Robin Hood roundabout taking to social media to vent their anger.

Tailbacks were reported along London Road approaching the roundabout while traffic moving along the A339 was also congested.

And extra traffic is predicted on the town's roads tomorrow for the Betfair Super Saturday at Newbury Racecourse - one of the Jump season's most anticipated racedays.

Both lanes on the A339 will be open from rush hour today (Friday) until 9.30 on Monday while the Racecourse bridge will be open to Racecourse users on Saturday (February 12).

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