A40 traffic lights between Burford and Northleach daytime 12th – 20th December

On behalf of Gloucestershire County Council, I am contacting you to advise that we will shortly be carrying out essential works at the above location to remove unsafe trees infected with Ash Dieback.

What:      Temporary Traffic Order to close the road for essential Ash Dieback tree work.

Where:    A40 from A429 Crossroads to A361 Burford Crossroads

                (see overleaf for details of the exact location)

When:    12th December to 20th December 2022

                (excluding weekends) from 09:30 to 15:30 daily.

***During this period, 12th December to 20th December 2022 inclusive, (excluding weekends) from 09:30 to 15:30 daily, there will be a two-way temporary traffic light system set in place, rather than a full closure with diversion route. Essential Ash Dieback work is to be completed at 2 different areas identified as critical, along this route.

Please refer to the attachments for full details.

If you have any queries, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions leaflet delivered with this letter or contact us on 08000 514514 or email