Pwll-y-Pant roundabout - works completed
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Week 59 works completed (w/c 19 November)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes  

  • (Saturday) Corbetts Lane to bus stop closure for surfacing of two sections of footpath. 

Traffic Management 

  • Night time closures 
  • Local switches

Site wide 

  • High friction surfacing
  • Road markings 
  • Landscaping and seeding works
  • Remedial works, defects and snagging 
  • Slot cutting 
  • Traffic signal commissioning

Llanbradach South Bound

  • (Saturday) Footpath surfacing 

Bedwas

  • (Saturday) Central island surfacing

Week 58 works completed (w/c 12th November) 

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes  

  • Corbetts Lane to bus stop closure for correction of defects. 

Traffic Management 

  • Night time closures 
  • Local switches

Site wide – work continues

  • High friction surfacing
  • Road markings
  • Landscaping and seeding works
  • Remedial works, defects and snagging
  • CCTV drainage survey

Roundabout

  • Surfacing complete
  • Signage complete

Trecenydd

  • Remedial work on kerbline completed

Llanbradach SB

  • Footpath surfacing 

Llanbradach Central Reserve

  • Barrier installation complete

Week 57 works completed (week commencing 05/11/18)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes  

  • Footpath from pedestrian bridge to Pontygwindy Road opened

Traffic Management 

  • Wednesday and Thursday - Night time closure Llanbradach Southbound
  • Friday - Night time closure Gyratory from Bedwas West Bound to Llanbradach North Bound
  • Local switches

Site wide – work continues

  • High friction surfacing on Bedwas and Trecenydd
  • Landscaping and seeding works
  • Fencing completed
  • Remedial works, defects and snagging

Roundabout

  • Surfacing work commences

Pontygwindy Road

  • •Surface island completed

Trecenydd

  • Remedial work on kerbline continues

Llanbradach South Bound

  • Over-run area construction completed

Llanbradach Central Reserve

  • Surfacing completed

Bedwas

  • Surfacing island partially complete

Week 56 works completed (w/c 29th October)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • Work scheduled such that planned closures were not required this week

Traffic Management

  • Local switches as required

Site wide - work continues

  • Landscaping and seeding works
  • Fencing
  • Remedial works, defects and snagging
  • Sign installation

Trecenydd 

  • Remedial work on kerbline continues
  • Surface footpath

Llanbradach south bound

  • Remedial work on footpath
  • Defect repair on drainage (by bus stop)

Llanbradach Central Reserve

  • Surfacing commenced

Bedwas

  • Carriageway asphalt
  • Surfacing island
  • Verge work – signage, tree felling, fencing, topsoil

Week 55 works completed (w/c 22 October)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • Closure of footpath from Corbetts Lane to bus stop. Reopened whenever possible

Traffic Management

  • Switch to centre of new carriageway on Bedwas
  • Night time closures site wide – 19:00 to 06:00

Thursday 25 and Friday 26 October 

Bedwas Arm – total closure in both directions from Pwllypant to Crossways roundabout

 

Site wide - work continues

  • Traffic signal infrastructure completed
  • Landscaping and seeding works continue
  • Fencing continues
  • Surfacing – days and nights
  • Snagging

Trecenydd 

  • Remedial work on kerbline commenced

Llanbradach south bound

  • Remedial work on footpath continues
  • Pedestrian crossing turned on

Bedwas

  • Carriageway asphalt
  • Surfacing
  • Verge work – signage, tree felling, fencing, topsoil
  • CCTV on drainage

Week 54 works completed (w/c 15 October)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes - pending progress elsewhere

  • Closure of footpath from Corbetts Lane to bus stop. Reopened whenever possible

Traffic management

  • Night time closures site wide – 19:00 to 06:00

Monday 15 October

Trecenydd -  closure in both directions from Pwllypant to Trecenydd roundabout

Tuesday 16 October

Weds 17 October

Llanbradach Northbound –closure from Pwllypant roundabout to Coed y Brain roundabout..
Access for residents of Mountain View and Y Fron Guest House will be restricted

Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October  

Heol Pwllypant & Pontygwindy Road – total closure in both directions.
Access restrictions for three properties on Pontygwindy Road

Site wide

  • Traffic signal infrastructure continues
  • Landscaping and seeding works
  • Fencing
  • Signage
  • Surfacing - nights
  • Snagging

Llanbradach centre

  • Safety barrier installation 

Llanbradach south bound

  • Remedial work on footpath

Week 53 works completed (w/c 8 October)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes - pending progress elsewhere

  • Open Footpath from Heol Pwllypant to Pontygwindy Road
  • Close footpath between Corbetts Lane and Bus stop

Traffic management

  • Heol Pwllypant lane closure and one way – lifted on Thursday
  • Trecenydd arm traffic signals off-peak – Thursday
  • Llanbradach SB single lane off-peak for one day-Thursday
  • Switch traffic to other side on Llanbradach SB
  • Snagging

Site wide

  • Traffic signal infrastructure continues
  • Fencing
  • Signage installed

Heol Pywllypant

  • Kerb replacement completed
  • Verge details completed

Bedwas arm

  • Traffic island construction completed, pending surfacing
  • Carriageway construction

Pontygwindy Road

  • Traffic island construction completed

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island

Llanbradach south bound

  • Commence remedial work on footpath

Week 52 works completed (w/c 1 October)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes - pending progress elsewhere

  • No changes

Traffic management

  • No changes planned

Site wide

  • Traffic signal infrastructure being installed

Trecenydd 

  • Complete footpath
  • Pedestrian railing and fence at bridge
  • Install widened concrete over-run area
  • Landscape

Trecenydd Island

  • Pedestrian railing and fence at bridge
  • Surfacing for path only

Bedwas arm

  • Traffic island construction ongoing

Pontygwindy Road

  • Traffic island construction ongoing

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island
  • Kerb installation
  • Fill between kerb ready for final surfacing

Llanbradach south bound

  • Landscape behind retaining wall
  • Prep for new fence

Week 51 works completed (w/c 24 September)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes - pending progress elsewhere

  • No changes

Traffic management

  • No changes planned

Site wide

  • Traffic signal infrastructure being installed

Trecenydd 

  • Complete footpath – complete on Monday 1st
  • Install widened concrete over-run area
  • Landscape

Trecenydd Island

  • Pedestrian railing
  • Surfacing for path only

Bedwas arm

  • Traffic island construction ongoing

Pontygwindy Road

  • Traffic island construction ongoing

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island
  • Kerb installation
  • Fill between kerb ready for final surfacing

Llanbradach south bound

  • Landscape behind retaining wall
  • Prep for new fence

Week 50 works completed (w/c 17 September)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • No changes

Traffic management

  • Bedwas arm WB - switch onto new carriageway

Trecenydd 

  • Kerbing and carriageway construction completed
  • Slot drain completed
  • Install pedestrian crossing tactiles

Bedwas arm

  • Asphalt installed for new traffic lane
  • Commenced traffic island construction
  • Landscaping

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island
  • Chambers raised to level
  • Construct tactile crossing NB side
  • Commence kerbing

Week 49 works completed (w/c 10 September)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • Reopen footpath by The Cottage
  • Reopen Bedwas footpath (timing TBC)

Traffic management

  • Remove lane restriction on Heol Pwllypant (Monday)
  • Traffic signals on Bedwas arm Friday 14th

Trecenydd 

  • Prepare for kerbing and carriageway construction
  • Surfacing on traffic island
  • Install traffic signal poles and heads

Bedwas arm

  • Carriageway construction completed
  • Carriageway surfacing Lane 1 commence
  • Footway surface completed
  • Street lighting installed

Llanbradach north bound (and Heol Pwllypant)

  • Footpath surfacing complete

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island
  • Remove remaining barrier
  • Ducting and boxes for traffic signals

Week 48 works completed (w/c 3 September)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • Footway link from bus stop to Corbetts lane opened
  • Heol Pwllypant to Trecenydd footpath closed

Traffic management

  • Two lane running restored on Southbound carriageway
  • Heol Pwllypant lane restriction extended one week
  • Local adjustments on Llanbradach to allow access to Central Reserve island

Roundabout

  • Completion of asphalt ready for surfacing

Trecenydd 

  • Excavate for overrun area
  • Ducting extension work

Bedwas arm

  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Footway construction complete – ready for surfacing
  • Verge finishing continues

Llanbradach south bound

  • Landscaping and finishing
  • Bus shelter installed

Llanbradach north bound (and Heol Pwllypant)

  • Footpath construction ready for surfacing

Llanbradach centre

  • Continue removal of barrier and street lighting columns
  • Commence construction of hardened surface for existing traffic island

Week 47 works completed (w/c 27 August)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • Local adjustments around works for the footpath on Llanbradach between roundabout and Mountain View
  • Closure of footway link from bus stop to Corbetts lane
  • Heol Pwllypant to Trecenydd footpath opened

Traffic management

  • Southbound and Northbound -  Switch to Lane 2 closure

Bedwas arm

  • Kerbing complete
  • Carriageway and footway construction continues
  • Verge finishing continues
  • Street light and lit sign column foundations continues
  • Sign posts installed

Llanbradach south bound

  • Asphalt in widened sections of carriageway
  • Footway asphalt (surface course to be laid later)
  • Road markings
  • Finishing details

Llanbradach north bound (and Heol Pwllypant)

  • Ducting complete
  • Kerbing complete
  • Light column foundations and install columns
  • Pedestrian Crossing completed
  • Landscape verges continues
  • Oak tree maintenance completed

Llanbradach centre

  • Remove barrier and street lighting columns

Week 46 works completed (w/c 20 August)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • Local adjustments around works for the footpath on Llanbradach between roundabout and Mountain View

Traffic Management

  • No change

Trecenydd splitter island

  • No work planned – surfacing pending

Bedwas arm

  • Kerbing ongoing
  • Shallow drainage completed
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Footway construction commenced
  • Drainage and street light covers raised to level
  • Verge finishing commenced
  • Street light and lit sign column foundations commenced

Llanbradach south bound

  • Street light and signal ducting complete
  • Street light columns installed
  • Pedestrian Guard rail complete
  • WPD connection to new services
  • Kerbing complete
  • Carriageway construction complete ready for surfacing
  • Footway construction continues
  • Signage installed
  • Vegetation clearance for sign visibility

Llanbradach north bound (and Heol Pwllypant)

  • Ducting
  • Kerb foundation
  • Drainage
  • Light column foundations
  • Pedestrian Crossing construction
  • Tree maintenance

Week 45 works completed (w/c 13 August)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • Local adjustments around works for the footpath on Llanbradach between roundabout and Mountain View

Traffic Management

  • No change

Trecenydd splitter island

  • No work planned – surfacing pending

Bedwas arm

  • Kerbing commenced
  • Shallow drainage completed
  • Carriageway construction continued

Llanbradach south bound

  • Street light and signal ducting completed
  • Kerbing completed
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Footway construction continues
  • Signage
  • WPD connection for lighting supply

Llanbradach north bound (and Heol Pwllypant)

  • Ducting continues
  • Pedestrian Crossing commenced
  • Kerbing
  • Drainage

Week 44 works completed (w/c 6 August)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • No change

Traffic Management

  • No change

Trecenydd splitter island

  • Infill traffic island foundation completed
  • Pedestrian crossing completed

Bedwas arm

  • Kerbing delayed. Foundation completed
  • Shallow drainage commence
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Abandoned drainage filled with concrete

Llanbradach SB

  • Pedestrian guardrail completed
  • Street light and signal ducting continues
  • Corbetts Lane footpath construction commenced
  • Kerbing long section completed
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Footway construction continues
  • Drainage completed
  • Signage installed

Llanbradach NB

  • Site Clearance
  • Gully grate repairs and cleansing
  • Sign installation commences
  • Kerb foundation commenced

Week 43 works completed (w/c 30th July)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • No change

Traffic Management

  • Single lane set up southbound Llanbradach and throughout site
  • Merge from two lanes to one north of Coed-y-brain

Trecenydd splitter island

  • Kerbing completed
  • Signal and street light boxes completed
  • Pedestrian crossing commenced

Bedwas arm

  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Deep drainage completed
  • Ducting for street lighting continues
  • Kerbing commenced at PG Rd end
  • Prep for kerbing

Llanbradach SB

  • Corbetts Lane site clearance
  • Street light and signal ducting continues
  • Kerbing commenced. Majority completed
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Street lighting supply at CoedyBrain

Llanbradach NB

  • Trial Holes
  • Site Clearance
  • Gully grate repairs and cleansing
  • Light columns installed at CoedyBrain

Week 42 works completed (w/c 23rd July)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes

  • No changes

Traffic Management

  • No changes

Trecenydd splitter island

  • Break out remaining asphalt
  • Raise chambers and complete ducting
  • Kerb foundation prep completed

Bedwas arm

  • Carriageway construction
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting for street lighting continues

Llanbradach Arm

  • Backfill completed
  • Drainage to completed
  • Ducting for street lighting and traffic signals continues
  • Kerbing foundation completed
  • Install kerbing commences

Week 41 works completed (w/c 16th July)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Traffic Management

  • Trecenydd arm switched onto new carriageway for Eastbound traffic
  • Northbound Llanbradach switch to Lane 2 near Y Fron Guest House

Trecenydd splitter island

  • Break out asphalt partially completed
  • Kerb foundation prepped
  • Small section of carriageway prepped

Bedwas arm

  • Excavate for new carriageway continues
  • Commence carriageway construction
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting for street lighting continues

Llanbradach Arm

  • Backfill complete
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting for street lighting and traffic signals continues
  • Kerbing foundation preparation
  • Prep for further service diversion

Week 40 works completed (w/c 9th July)

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes – planned but postponed until next week

  • Corbetts Lane to Bus Stop closed.
  • Footway at Heol Pwllypant opened

Traffic Management 

  • Trecenydd arm switched onto new carriageway for Eastbound traffic
  • Heol Pwllypant reopened
  • Pontygwindy Road adjustment of TM, one day only
  • Velothon Sunday 8th lane and road closures 

Heol Pwllypant

  • Landscaping and details
  • Street lighting

Trecenydd arm - verge

  • Street Lighting
  • Landscaping

Trecenydd splitter island

  • Trial holes 
  • Site clearance
  • Break out asphalt

Bedwas arm 

  • Excavation for new carriageway continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting for street lighting

Llanbradach Arm

  • Backfill continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Breakout for new carriageway
  • Ducting for street lighting and traffic signals continues

Works completed - w/c 2 July 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • No change

Traffic Management

  • Night working on Trecenydd arm. Traffic lights from 19:00 to 06:00

Heol Pwllypant

  • Footpath completed
  • Asphalt completed
  • Landscaping
  • Street lighting
  • WWU gas repair investigation - cancelled

Trecenydd arm 

  • Street Lighting (nights) completed
  • Asphalt completed
  • Landscaping

Bedwas arm

  • Excavate for new carriageway continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting for street lighting continues

Llanbradach arm

  • Backfill continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Breakout for new carriageway
  • Ducting for street lighting commenced

Works completed - w/c 25 June 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes 

  • No change

Traffic Management

  • No change

Heol Pwllypant

  • Kerbing completed
  • Ducting completed
  • Services protection work completed
  • Installation of street light bases completed
  • Footpath construction ongoing

Trecenydd arm 

  • New carriageway construction continues
  • Preparation for asphalt

Bedwas arm

  • Excavate for new carriageway continues
  • Drainage commences

Llanbradach Arm

  • Concrete finish on wall completed
  • Backfill commenced
  • Drainage commence

Works completed - w/c 18 June 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian Routes 

  • No change

Traffic Management

  • Bedwas eastbound traffic switched onto new carriageway.

Heol Pwllypant

  • Kerbing prep
  • Ducting and service boxes
  • Services protection work
  • Installation of street light bases and sign bases

Trecenydd arm 

  • New carriageway construction continues

Bedwas arm North side

  • White lining for traffic switch

Bedwas arm South

  • Site clearance 
  • Trial holes
  • Excavate for new carriageway commences

Llanbradach Arm

  • Both walls  - construction complete
  • Concrete finish and backfill commence

Works completed - w/c 11 June 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

Pedestrian routes

  • No change

Traffic management

  • Heol Pwllypant lane closure with one way operation
  • Prepare for TM switch in following week. Bedwas arm will have manual stop/go for a period for stud removal

Heol Pwllypant

  • Kerbing removed
  • Trial holes to locate services

Trecenydd arm

  • New carriageway construction continues
  • Drainage work completed
  • Kerbing progressing well
  • Ducting 

Bedwas arm North side

  • Various finishing details on drainage, street lighting, signals etc
  • Lighting columns
  • Landscaping
  • Retaining wall coping stones

Bedwas arm South

  • Site clearance
  • Excavate for new carriageway commences

Llanbradach Arm

  • Both walls  - construction in sections continues

Works completed - w/c 4 June 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

  • Trecenydd pedestrian crossing closed, Bedwas crossing opened
  • Restriction on Corbetts Lane removed 

Trecenydd arm

  • New carriageway construction continues
  • Drainage work continues
  • Prepare kerb foundations 

Bedwas arm North side

  • Footpath complete (surfacing to follow)
  • Tree maintenance complete
  • Boundary fence replacement complete
  • Various finishing details on drainage, street lighting, signals etc
  • Landscaping 

Bedwas arm South

  • Site clearance and trial holes 

Corbetts Lane

  • Footpath complete (surfacing to follow) 

Llanbradach Arm

  • Wall construction in sections
  • Foundation for northern wall

Week commencing 28 May 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

No changes

Trecenydd arm

  • Clearance of kerbing completed
  • New carriageway construction commenced Drainage work commenced

Bedwas arm north side

  • Drainage completed
  • Traffic controller foundation
  • Maintenance layby constructed
  • Ducting ongoing
  • Kerbing completed
  • Carriageway construction  - lay asphalt
  • Footpath – lay asphalt

Bedwas arm south

  • Topsoil strip

Corbetts Lane

  • Footpath lay asphalt
  • Footpath install tactile crossing

Llanbradach arm

  • Excavation for retaining wall B
  • Retaining wall A reinforcement and concrete

Week commencing 21 May 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

  • No changes

Trecenydd arm

  • Excavation for new carriageway continues
  • Clearance of kerbing commences

Bedwas arm

  • Working round gyratory towards Corbetts Lane
  • Drainage and ducting to completion
  • Kerbing to completion
  • Carriageway construction  - prepare for asphalt
  • Footpath construction continues

Corbetts Lane

  • Footpath construction continues

Llanbradach

  • Foundation for retaining walls

Week commencing 14 May 2018

Traffic and pedestrian management

  • No changes

Trecenydd arm

  • Excavation for new carriageway continues
  • Drainage investigations and trial holes complete

Bedwas arm

  • Working round gyratory towards Corbetts Lane
  • Drainage and ducting continues
  • Kerbing continues
  • Carriageway construction continues
  • Footpath construction continues

Corbett's Lane

  • Footpath construction continues
  • Drainage continues
  • Ducting installed

Llanbradach

  • WPD diversion works completed
  • Excavation for retaining walls

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