Overnight A30 resurfacing work near Ottery St Mary

A coach fire damaged the A30 near Daisymount. Picture by Victoria Burgoyne.

A coach fire damaged the A30 near Daisymount. Picture by Victoria Burgoyne. - Credit: Victoria Burgoyne

A westbound section of A30 near Ottery St Mary to be closed for repairs on Thursday evening

A stretch of the A30 which was damaged by a coach fire will be closed overnight for repair work to be carried out.

The dual carriageway will be shut westbound between Langford junction and Daisymount junction from 7pm tonight (Thursday) to 6am tomorrow morning.

It has been nearly two weeks since a coach was destroyed in a blaze near Ottery St Mary on March 10, causing chaos on the busy A-road as both lanes were closed.

A stretch of one westbound lane on the A30 has been closed since.


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A spokesman for Highways England said: “We are carrying out this specialist temporary repair this week.

“The challenging weather conditions have delayed this work and we apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.”

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