Works on Old Shoreham Road set to cause delays

The junction at Old Shoreham Road
The junction at Old Shoreham Road

Drivers are warned to expect delays ahead of roadworks on a busy junction in Hove from next week.

The 12 weeks of works, starting next Monday (January 15) will affect the junction of the Old Shoreham Road, Sackville Road and Nevill Road.

Brighton and Hove City Council said new technology signals will be installed, aimed at improving traffic flow.

To enhance safety, pedestrian crossing facilities will be upgraded, and footways resurfaced, the council said. This will include adding push-button crossings for Nevill and Sackville Road.

Temporary traffic lights will be in place during the works, and while the junction will remain open throughout, north and southbound traffic will not be permitted to turn right into Old Shoreham Road. Access to all nearby properties will be maintained, the council said.

A council spokesperson said: “Unfortunately there will be delays to traffic during the project and we apologise in advance for the inconvenience. Drivers are advised to find another route if they can. This project is part of the council’s long-term plans to improve traffic flows and make sure walking is more pleasant and safe.”