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A31 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Project

The A31 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) project aims to improve the drainage and resilience of sections of the A31 network

Drainage work and carriageway surfacing

We are carrying out drainage work and carriageway surfacing (including some vegetation clearance) on various sections of the A31.

This work will be conducted under road closures and lane closures.

The information below is subject to change. We will keep you updated on this website and via our roadworks map, where you can sign up to receive instant email alerts when the details of any of our road works changes.

Scheme overview

The A31 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) project has been in the planning and development process for a number of months and aims to improve the drainage and resilience of sections of the A31 network. This project is being partly funded by the Enterprise M3 LEP and the objective is to mitigate the effects of major flooding events in the future. The project is being delivered in several phases some of which include drainage improvements, repairs and carriageway surfacing.

Some of the benefits of the works include:

  • Improving overall road safety for road users
  • Reducing the likelihood of surface water flooding
  • Prolonging the life of the carriageway
  • Helping to deliver economic prosperity in Surrey

Future works

More resurfacing and drainage works will be carried out along the A31; we will notify you in advance of all further works.

Completed works

Drainage work and carriageway surfacing

A31 Hogs Back (westbound)

  • Location: East of the cafĂ© to west of 'Cedarfield'
  • Dates: 14 August - 29 August

A31 Hogs Back/Farnham Road

  • Location: Down Lane to A3 slip road
  • Dates: 1-2 & 7-14 August

Frequently asked questions

It's a very long road, how are these works going to be carried out?

The works will be carried out in sections and the anticipated dates and locations will be published on this website prior to works commencing.

What hours will you be working?

Most work will carried out on weeknights however there may be occasions where weekend working is necessary. Working hours at night are usually 8pm – 6am. Some work will be carried out during the day. Hours for these works will be confirmed on this website.

Will there be any road closures required?

Road closures will be required for the surfacing work. We will try to limit the disruption these closures will cause by undertaking this work on weeknights.

Most drainage improvement works will be conducted under lane closures during the day.

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