Part of Horton Road to be resurfaced at last

Map of Horton Road to be closed for resurfacing

Part of Horton Road in Gloucester is shortly to be resurfaced. This is after a concerted campaign by the local county councillor, Jeremy Hilton.

The planned work is to be carried out at night between the 2nd and the 12th of October. The road will be closed between 7pm to 7am during the weekdays. It will not be closed on weekends.

This photo a few years ago, but it shows the persistent problem of the surface breaking up on Horton Road.

Cllr. Jeremy Hilton (Kingsholm & Wotton) said:

“I have been pressing the county council to resurface Horton Road for a long time. I am disappointed that only the stretch from London Road to the exit of the Aspen Medical Centre is to be resurfaced. The stretch from here to Great Western Road also needs doing. 

“There has been patching work, but Horton Road has needed a complete resurface.

“This road is used by a lot of traffic and it’s breaking up in many places. The previous resurfacing wasn’t good enough. I am hoping this time the work will include strengthening the foundations.”

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