The busy road's being made two lanes in both directions between Segensworth and Titchfield - it's due to take 18 months.
Speed Limits In New Forest Could Be Cut
Speed limits on a number of roads in the New Forest district look set to be reduced, if proposals are agreed by Hampshire County Council.
At a meeting on 27 July, Councillor Mel Kendal will be asked to consider the following changes:
* reduction of either derestricted limits or 40 mph speed limits to 30 mph on sections of the A31 at Cadnam and the A336 Southampton Road at Bartley;
* revising the speed limit on the A31 Romsey Road between Pollards Moor Road and Barrow Hill Road from 50 mph to 40 mph
* setting a 50mph speed limit on a section of A336 Southampton Road/Ringwood Road.
The changes that are recommended follow a review of speed limits in response to concerns raised by the local community. Reduced speed limits on the A31 and A336 where they pass through the built up areas of Cadnam, Copythorne and Bartley were also identified in the review of A and B roads being carried out across the county with a view to improving safety and reducing accidents.
Councillor Mel Kendal, Executive Member for Environment and Transport at Hampshire County Council, said: "I will be considering the introduction of revised speed limits on roads in the New Forest where it is believed this could help to reduce accidents and improve road safety."
Police want to trace man after 11-Year-Old Approached Near Oasis Academy
Family Appeal Is Shared Online After 14-Year-Old Missing Since Friday
Exceptionally Rare Locker Key Sells For Record Price At Auction.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.