Twyford Avenue - Wilson Road junction

Please help us stay safe and continue working during the pandemic. We have reviewed the way we work to keep the public and staff safe. If you are near where we are working, please maintain social distancing and follow the signage.

Colas, on behalf of Portsmouth City Council, plan to carry out traffic signal upgrades at Twyford Avenue at the junction of Wilson Road.

There will be no impact to bus routes. 

When are the works taking place?
The works will start on Monday 4 January and will take up to 15 days to complete, weather permitting. 

Our working hours during the day will be 9:30am to 3:30pm.

What will be done?
We will be upgrading the Traffic Signals at this location. There will be upgrade to the existing traffic signals which includes excavations.


What impact will it have on me?
For the duration of the works, a temporary crossing and clear, signed diversions in place.


Please note
Some aspects of this work will be noisy, mostly the excavation of the road surface. There will also be bleepers from our vehicles when reversing, these are mandatory for health and safety reasons. We will endeavour to keep all noise to a minimum and your patience on this matter is appreciated.


Frequently asked questions

Q. Why are you doing this?
A. We are contracted to maintain the traffic signals in the city. The traffic lights at Twyford Avenue, junction Wilson Road, have been highlighted as requiring a traffic signal upgrade.

Q. What impact could the roadworks have on me?
A. Although there is no on street parking in Port Way, please be advised that any vehicle hindering or obstructing our operations will need to be moved under Portsmouth City Council (Resurfacing - Various Roads) (Temporary Prohibition of Driving, Loading and Waiting) (No.82) Order 2020. Road users are advised to expect some delays and use alternative routes where possible. Please also allow extra time for journeys. We will endeavour to maintain vehicular access for residents and businesses, however, this will be restricted at times. Footways will be open for pedestrians.

Colas would like to thank all road users for their patience during these works. We aim to keep disruption to a minimum.