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Section of Hawkshead Lane closed for two days

4.5 mile detour to be put in place

Roadworks Hawkshead Lane, Brookmans Park Aug 1-2. Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

Hawkshead Lane will be closed west of the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) down to Warrengate Road for two days from Thursday 1 August. It’s to allow Affinity Water to lay new pipework. Diversions will be put in place.

Screengrab of Roadworks.org map and information
The closed section of road - Screengrab of Roadworks.org map

According to Roadworks.org, “emergency access will be maintained at all times”.

The recommended diversion around the 800ft of lane that will be closed (shown in pink on the map above) will take traffic through Brookmans Park and Welham Green before heading south down Swanland Road - a distance of 4.5 miles. A shorter route (3.1 miles) via Bradmore Lane and Warrengate Road has not being recommended.

The closed section of road - Screengrab of Roadworks.org map
The recommended diversion via Brookmans Park and Welham Green
Screengrab from Roadworks.org map

Road closure signs have been place west of and after the RVC (Grid Reference: TL 23657 03134), and on Warrengate Road just before the bridge over Mimmshall Brook (Grid Reference: TL 23033 03167).

The closed section of road - Screengrab of Roadworks.org map

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