Work to improve safety and prevent flooding has meant lane closures and speed restrictions on the A338 for nine months.
Anyone caught making or dealing psychoactive substances can now be jailed for up to seven years.
Some officers have had to take the train from Christchurch for patrols.
120 tonne crane arrives on site as work to remove the damaged lift carriages starts. Site should be clear at start of June.
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