DRIVERS are being warned about a stretch of the A34 which is set to close for work to be carried out on a bridge over the River Thames.

National Highways said the bridge, which crosses the river between Wolvercote and Wytham, needed repairs, resurfacing and line painting.

The road will be shut overnight northbound between the Botley Interchange and Peartree Roundabout until Friday between 9pm and 6am.

Oxford Mail: The A34 will be closed between Botley Interchange and Peartree RoundaboutThe A34 will be closed between Botley Interchange and Peartree Roundabout (Image: Google)

From next Monday to Friday of next week, a section of the southbound carriageway will close at the same location and times.

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Traffic will be diverted for the northbound closures from the Hinksey Hill Interchange along the A4142, using the A40 and A44 to join at Peartree Roundabout.

The diversion will be in place in the opposite direction for the upcoming southbound closure.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

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