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Marchwood Bypass Bus Priority Improvements

April 2024

Marchwood Bypass Bus Priority Improvements

Please view the Traffic Management Table providing information on the construction works, location and dates. (The programme may be subject to change).

Hampshire County Council works will commence in October 2023, with a completion estimated for Summer 2024.

Knights Brown Construction Ltd has been appointed to carry out the main works for the bus priority improvements at Marchwood Bypass and on the approach to Rushington Roundabout. The schemes will also provide new bus stops/shelters, in addition to improved facilities for pedestrians and cyclists travelling in the area. Please view the Scheme Presentation..

The work will be undertaken in phases with Phase 1 completing in January 2024. Phase 2 information below:

Construction Phase 2: January 2024 – June 2024

The second phase of construction will consist of:

  • A new bus lane on Marchwood Bypass approach to Rushington Roundabout and associated vegetation clearance;
  • Improved crossing point on Marchwood Bypass close to Rushington Roundabout and associated signal works;
  • Relocation and widening of existing shared use facilities between Parkside and Arnold Clark;
  • Road surfacing treatment between Rushington Roundabout and Jacobs Gutter Lane;
  • New bus gate on A326 and associated signals;
  • New crossing point between Bull Copse Road and Marchwood Bypass connecting to two new bus stops on Marchwood Bypass;
  • Widening existing pavement on Bull Copse Road.

Works will take place Monday to Friday, permitted working hours between 9:30am to 4pm for the duration of the scheme. Access to local businesses will be maintained throughout the works.


For more information regarding the works being carried out please visit the Hampshire County Council Website.

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