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Griffith Drive Engineering Work Put Back a Week!

There is now a change being made to the start of work – This work on Griffiths Drive has been put back a week- The new date is now for starting. will now be on the 21st September 2020, NOT this coming Monday the 14th September, this date has been withdrawn.

Bus Service 59 and 69 Changes Ashmore Park
Residents and bus users will require to note the changes that are going to take place when the Highway Engineers start work on Griffiths Drive from the date mentioned here.

Diversions for Griffiths Drive in Wolverhampton will affect the 59 & 69 services from 21/09/20.

The works are due to be carried out in 6 different phases, weekdays only, 09:30-15:30 (weather dependent).

Phase 1 + 2
Monday 21 September – Wednesday 23 September 2020, 09:30-15:30, weekdays only
Griffiths Drive will be closed in both directions from junction with Griffiths Drive island and Ashmore Avenue.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Lichfield Road, left Linthouse Lane, right Griffiths Drive and continue onto normal line of route
Service 59 to Wolverhampton – from Griffiths Drive: use Ecclestone Road to turn around back onto Griffiths Drive, then reverse of above to get back to Lichfield Road towards Wolverhampton

Diversions to 69 bus service
Service 69 to Walsall – from Linthouse Lane: continue straight over island, left Lichfield Road, continue straight onto normal line of route
Service 69 to Wolverhampton – reverse of above

Phase 3 + 4
Thursday 24 September – Wednesday 30 September 2020, 09:30-15:30, weekdays only
Griffiths Drive will be closed in both directions between Ashmore Avenue and Higgs Road.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Griffiths Drive: left Griffiths Drive, turn around at Linthouse Lane island, right Griffiths Drive, right Peacock Avenue and follow normal line of route to Wolverhampton

Phase 5 + 6
Thursday 1st October – Monday 5th October 2020, 09:30-15:30, weekdays only
Griffiths Drive will be closed in both directions between Higgs Road and Griffiths Drive island.

Diversions to 59 bus service
Service 59 to Ashmore Park – from Peacock Avenue: right Griffiths Drive, turn around at Ecclestone Road turning circle, left Peacock Avenue and follow normal line of route to Wolverhampton.

Councillor Phil Bateman said The changes that have been made have been supplied to me by the bus company and the Local authority.

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Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more

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