Abnormal loads set to cause delays on A35 and A31

Abnormal loads set to cause delays on A35 and A31

Abnormal loads set to cause delays on A35 and A31

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DELAYS are expected tomorrow and Friday as two wide loads are transported from Poole to Southampton.

The 5.2m wide coolers will be escorted by police from the Holton Heath Trading Park at 10am tomorrow and the same time the following day along the A35 and Dorset Way to Tower Park.

They will then take the A3049 to Fleetsbridge, the A349 to Gravel Hill, the A341 to Oakley Hill and the A31 to the county boundary where the escort will cease and the vehicles will make their own way to the M27.

Some disruption is anticipated with thousands of visiting holiday makers driving to Bournemouth for this year's air festival.

A 130T load caused some hold ups today on the same route.

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7:15pm Wed 27 Aug 14

Townee says...

Great planning on the busiest weekend of the years.
Great planning on the busiest weekend of the years. Townee
  • Score: 3

8:30pm Wed 27 Aug 14

skydriver says...

Well what idiot allowed this to happen with the start of the air show.,and the roads in the surrounding are going to be clogged.
Brainless!!!
Well what idiot allowed this to happen with the start of the air show.,and the roads in the surrounding are going to be clogged. Brainless!!! skydriver
  • Score: 4

9:55pm Wed 27 Aug 14

bobthedestroyer says...

Throw in the steam fair and Dorset is busy
Throw in the steam fair and Dorset is busy bobthedestroyer
  • Score: -1

1:04am Thu 28 Aug 14

billd766 says...

They are leaving Poole in the morning at 10 am when the rush hour is over and they are heading AWAY from Poole and Bournemouth. How will this affect visitors coming the other way?
They are leaving Poole in the morning at 10 am when the rush hour is over and they are heading AWAY from Poole and Bournemouth. How will this affect visitors coming the other way? billd766
  • Score: 3

9:51am Thu 28 Aug 14

60plus says...

Why come up gravel hill?
Why come up gravel hill? 60plus
  • Score: 1

12:27pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Huevos E bacon says...

Time to move Vanessa Feltz's buttocks from their south coast holiday residence already?
Time to move Vanessa Feltz's buttocks from their south coast holiday residence already? Huevos E bacon
  • Score: 0

3:48pm Thu 28 Aug 14

Lewcee says...

The Route, as described, is total codswallop! A35 "Dorset Way to Tower Park" then BACK (?) along A3049 to Fleetsbridge, A349 (Gravel Hill) to A341 Oakley Hill (which goes EAST towards Bear Cross), (then, by flying?) to the A31....oh, Echo, get someone on your staff that knows the area, and who can read a map....
The Route, as described, is total codswallop! A35 "Dorset Way to Tower Park" then BACK (?) along A3049 to Fleetsbridge, A349 (Gravel Hill) to A341 Oakley Hill (which goes EAST towards Bear Cross), (then, by flying?) to the A31....oh, Echo, get someone on your staff that knows the area, and who can read a map.... Lewcee
  • Score: 0

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