Notice of temporary lane closures on Faraday Avenue / A446
As we continue the construction of the new railway, we will need to undertake a range of surveys. The data from these surveys are used to progress the design of the railway. We need to carry out surveys to establish the exact depth and position of underground utilities. These works will involve digging trial holes within the roadside verges and central reservations of Faraday Avenue and the A446.
Our works will be completed between Monday 23 January to Friday 3 February 2023. During these works we will be installing phased single lane closures on Faraday Avenue and the A446 / Lichfield Road during the following dates and times:
• 9.30am to 3.30pm – Monday 23 January to Friday 27 January 2023.
• 8am to 1pm – Saturday 28 January 2023
• 9:30am to 3.30pm – Monday 30 January to Friday 3 February 2023
Pedestrian and access to frontages will be maintained at all times.
Notice of generator installation works, near B4118 Birmingham Road, Water Orton
BBV have been mobilised in locations to the north of B4118 Birmingham Road since 2020. As part of our continued work in this location and to prepare for construction works in Water Orton, BBV will install generators to the north of the B4118 Birmingham Road.
These generators will temporarily power our construction activity in the area and will be in operation until the permanent power source is in place. The generators are planned to be in use until the end of 2023.
Updated – Site access creation A446 Lichfield Road, Coleshill
We have previously issued a notification outlining works to take place within the A446 layby near Gorsey Lane, to create a permanent site access. Due to unforeseen circumstances, these works were delayed.
These works resumed on 18 November and will now continue in 2023. In the new year work will take place from Monday 3 January 2023 until the end of January 2023. The construction of the site access will allow the delivery of plant and machinery into our works areas for the duration of our construction programme. The pedestrian
walkway and cycle route currently in place will still be in use throughout the works.
Our working hours will be 8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday and 8.00am – 1.00pm on Saturdays.
Revised dates for extended working hours in Water Orton
In October 2022 we outlined 24-hour working that would take place f in the Water Orton area until Christmas 2022. In order to continue our works to prepare for construction in this area, we have consent approved to carry on working 24 hours a day, Monday to Friday. The preparatory 24-hour working will begin from Monday 9 January 2023 and continue until June 2023. As a result, there may be times where we have deliveries outside of core working hours.
In addition to this work, our 24-hour, 7 day a week working for the Water Orton cutting will continue until Summer 2023. This will include diaphragm wall and excavation works.
Piling work in Coleshill
The Curdworth Box will carry the HS2 trainline over the existing trainline, to the east of the A446 in Coleshill. As part of the works for the Curdworth Box, piling activities will recommence in January 2023.
The bored piling will continue from Monday 3 January 2023 until the end of February 2023. Bored piles are used to form a foundation that provides support for structures by distributing their weight evenly across the ground. To install the piles, we will use a piling machine to drill a vertical hole deep into the ground. We will then lower the reinforced steel into the hole using a crane before filling the hole with concrete.
Our working hours will be from 7.30am until 7.00pm, Monday to Friday.
The location of the areas we will be working in are outlined in the map on the notification.
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