Road closures for Olympic torch relay

Traffic alert.
Traffic alert.

ROADS will be closed and diversions in place as the Olympic torch passes through Crowborough, Lewes and Pevensey Bay on Tuesday.

In Crowborough, between about midday and 1.15pm, North Beeches and East Beeches roads will be closed, with a diversion via the B2100 Crowborough Hill and Beeches Road.

In Pevensey Bay, between about 4.30pm and 4.50pm, the A259 Eastbourne Road will be closed westbound.

Traffic will be stopped at the junction with the coast road while the torch convoy travels through Pevensey Bay.

In Lewes, between about midday and 3pm, Phoenix Causeway, High Street and School Hill and A275 Brighton Road to Ashcombe roundabout will be closed in both directions.

Traffic will be diverted along the A27 and A26 through the Cuilfail tunnel.

Traffic within the town will be guided and advised by stewards and police.

All on-street parking will be suspended between 8am and 3.30pm along the following roads: High Street, Western Road, Spring Gardens and Mayhew Way.

Brook Street car park and part of Westgate St car park will be closed.

For more information go to http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/leisureandtourism/sport/london2012/torch.htm