A road re-surfacing team from Tarmac has moved in tonight to begin the re-surfacing of Penarth Road – the main route between Penarth and Cardiff.
The road has been closed for the duration of the work and diversions are in place – which may cause problems for some commuters up until October 5th.
An illuminated sign has been in position for a few days on the left hand side of the road heading towards Cardiff – but unfortunately overhanging foliage has made it hard to read for passing motorists and few were aware that it was happening.
The project has not had much in the way of advance publicity and does not appear to be listed on the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s road closures website list.
[UPDATE SEPT 24TH: The Vale of Glamorgan Council HAS now placed details of the resurfacing work on its website today September 24th – a day after the start of the work. The notice says:” Road closure will be in place for resurfacing works to take place on Penarth Road from Barons Court traffic lights to Porsche Garage for ten nights. Closures are in place Monday – Thursday between 8.00pm and 6.00am / Sunday between 6.00pm and 6.00am. There will be no works on Friday and Saturday nights ]
The stretch being worked on runs from the Baron’s Court junction to the mini roundabout outside the Porsche garage – which is the part of the road which falls within the Vale of Glamorgan boundary.
The team, working on the road is the same one which last week completed the re-surfacing of Plymouth Road in Penarth.