Traffic on major Fenland road will be disrupted as work begins before new Marston’s pub is built

DRIVERS have been given an early warning before contractors start work on a major Fenland road in preparation for pub to be built.

Traffic on the A141 at Westry, near March, will be disrupted as Cambridgeshire County Council starts surface and draining work on Tuesday, before Marston’s 1665th pub is built later on this year.

New street lighting will be put in place, the road widened, and an entrance will be added to the A141 next to Hostmoor Avenue between May 31 and August 2.

A county council spokesman said: “When necessary, traffic lights will be used to keep vehicle delays to a minimum. When this work is completed further drainage work will be carried out during August in nearby Hostmoor Avenue.

“Homes and businesses in the area have been alerted to the work, but some delay to traffic is expected and drivers are being urged to allow extra time for their journey or to use an alternative route.”

Marston’s, based in Staffordhire, hope that once the new pub is up and running, it will help bring forward other land in the area to ensure “comprehensive development of the wider site”.

A junction off the A141 will serve the new pub and pedestrians will be able to gain access from a new estate road as well as a footpath to Hostmoor Avenue.