Category Archives: Transport and Environment

Deadly tree disease prompts road closures

Cllr Claire DowlingMOTORISTS are being warned to expect delays as a major coastal route between Eastbourne and Seaford is closed for emergency work to fell diseased roadside trees.

The A259 Friston Hill will be fully closed on Sunday, March 15 2020 and Sunday, March 22 2020 from 7am to 7pm, while one lane will be closed from Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20 2020 from 7am to 6.30pm with temporary traffic lights in place. Continue reading

Battling the wet weather to keep East Sussex moving

Pothole repairsEAST Sussex’s ‘highways heroes’ have been battling through the elements to keep the county’s roads safe and keep traffic moving.

As the county endures the wettest winter in 20 years and after the wettest February on record, reports of potholes have surged with East Sussex Highways crews fixing more than 11,000 – three times the number last winter. Continue reading