Temporary Service Alteration: X54, Blandford Road10 Jan 2018 Dorset
|Responsibility:||Dorset County Council|
|Dates:||10 Jan 2018 to 13 Jan 2018|
Due to road resurfacing taking place on Blandford Road, the X54 service will be on the following diversion from 10th January for three days.
From Wareham to Poole Bus Station: the service will travel normal route along Dorchester Road to Upton Cross, then carry straight over onto Poole Road at the double roundabout. It will drive to the end of the road and turn right to go under the dual carriageway. At the roundabout, it will take the third exit to Upton Road – A35 past the old park and ride site. At the next roundabout it will go straight over. At the major roundabout under the A350 dual carriageway, it will take the third exit by the Toby Carvery Direction Port, keeping on the A35 Wimborne Road. At second set of lights, it will keep on the outside lane to turn right at the New Inn to follow Wimborne Road. At first roundabout, it will carry straight over then stay in the outside lane for major roundabout, taking second exit to drive in front of Bus Station. It will remain in the outside bus lane and follow road around to the right and into the Bus Station.
From Poole Bus Station, back to Weymouth: The service will turn left out of Bus Station as normal but at the roundabout take the second exit, towards the Police Station. At the first roundabout, it will go straight over towards the New Inn and bear left with the road back onto the A35. At the major roundabout, it will take the second left onto A35 Upton Road. At the next roundabout, it will go straight over and then the second exit at the following roundabout, keeping left of the road to take the first turning exit back onto Poole Road. Then at Upton Cross double roundabout, it will go straight over back onto Dorchester Road and the on the normal route.
Throughout this closure, the following bus stops will be closed in both directions: Community Centre, Blandford Road, Sandy Lane, Willow Close, Hamworthy Junction, Fire Station, Dawkins Road, Hamworthy Red Lion, Burngate Road, Hamworthy Co-op, Carter School, Rigler Road, West Quay Road, St Aubyns Court, Old Orchard, Lloyds Bank, Citizens Advice Bureau, Sainsburys and Poole Quarter.