Linwood: Aldwins Road turning bay closure from (am Wed
Traffic update for drivers Wednesday
Aldwins Road, Linwood, near Linwood
College, change in traffic management for two
Traffic management has changed at the
Edmond St intersection this week where there is a turning
bay and SCIRT work in Edmond St.
Aldwins Road will be reduced to
one lane southbound for about a week at this intersection
– expect delays travelling towards Ferry
For safety reasons, the turning bay
opposite Edmond St will be closed for a week from 9 am,
after the peak, Wednesday, 27 August.
Linwood College has
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