DRIVERS are being told to be patient due to a Herefordshire road being closed. 

The B4352 is shut in Madley due to the road surface deteriorating. 

It is set to reopen at 6pm next Wednesday (April 17). 


In a post on its social media pages, Herefordshire Council is reminding people not to remove road closure signs, and driving on a closed road will invalidate your insurance. 

It comes after heavy rain has caused problems on many of the county's roads. 

Roger Sell and Janet Hewlett have been forced to use a portable toilet in their garden due to having no drainage, while residents in Cusop, near Hay-on-Wye say they are fed up with the crumbling state of their road

Herefordshire Council says it is committing an extra £10 million for resurfacing the county’s roads between now and 2026.

Cabinet member for roads, Coun Barry Durkin said this was in addition to the recent £107 million Network North grant from the Government for investment in county’s road network over the next 10 years.

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It is also separate to the nearly £102 million the county is getting from the Local Transport Fund, in the wake of the cancellation of the northern HS2 project.

The county secured a further £2.6 million last year specifically for improvements to 30 minor C and U-class roads – a programme of work that has just finished.

This, the council say, has improved over 133,000 square metres of road surface since November, equivalent to 15 football pitches, the council says.

Further “surface dressing” on around 470,000 sq m of priority roads is now planned over summer.