DRIVERS are set to face more delays over the coming months with 14 weeks of roadworks on the A322 Bagshot Road roundabout next month.

Bracknell Forest Council will be carrying out their next project in July which will see an additional traffic lane at the roundabout junction.

The roadworks will see the Crownwood/Harmans Water exit widened to improve the flow from the roundabout.

Funding has been secured to reduce congestion at the Sports Centre roundabout on the A322 Bagshot Road with work due to start in July.

The traffic light sequences will then be adjusted to help improve traffic flow.

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The authority say the changes will 'help reduce congestion during busy periods and improve the safety of various movements through and around the junction'.

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Roadworks will take place at the same time as the Nine Mile Ride extension works which will see drivers follow an 11.4 mile diversion route around Wokingham/Crowthorne.

The works for this is expected to last until October 31.

Bagshot roundabout works is due to start on Monday, July 5 and last about 14 weeks. Lanes will be restricted when entering the roundabout, including along the A322 Bagshot Road.

Temporary traffic measures will be reduced after approximately three weeks and the A322 traffic flow should improve for the remainder of the project.

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Councillor Chris Turrell, executive member for planning and transport, said: “It is fantastic news that we have been granted funding to upgrade an important junction for many motorists and residents.

“This work will deliver important highway improvements to keep our roads running efficiently and contribute to improvements in air quality.

“We appreciate that there will be short-term inconvenience to residents as the work takes place, and we would like to thank our residents in advance for their patience through these necessary road restrictions.”