Category Archives: Highways Agency news

Maintenance work to continue on the Hindhead tunnel

Maintenance work will continue at the Hindhead tunnel on the A3, to ensure journeys remain safe and reliable on this vital link between Hampshire and Surrey. The work will involve overnight closures of the tunnel in both directions and is due to be completed at the beginning of March. Anne Marie Palmer, Project Manager at the […]

Local School Children help return the old A3 to nature

On Thursday 15th March a group of  local school children helped Dame Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of The National Trust, to sow heather seeds on the old A3 in a celebration of the heathland restoration. The  children were from Grayshott Primary School, Camelsdale School, Beacon Hill School, Liphook Junior and Amesbury School  and were put through their paces by Matthew Cusack, National Trust […]

Opening date announced for A3 Hindhead Tunnel

The Hindhead Tunnel will open to traffic on Wednesday 27th July, the Highways Agency have announced. Secretary of State for Transport Philip Hammond will open the tunnel, which is the longest of its type in the UK and is part of a four mile bypass for Hindhead village in Surrey. The £371m road scheme will […]