The A31 Dorset-Surrey road among the most disrupted roads in the UK

A study of road closures over a four-week period has revealed the most disrupted roads per mile, with a Dorset route making the list.

The A282, better known as Dartford Crossing, suffers by far the most road closures per mile.

With 56 total closures on the road spanning just two miles, this equates to an average of 28 closures per mile

The A31 comes fourth on the list and connects Guildford in Surrey to Bere Regis in Dorset. He recorded a total of 91 closes over his 19 miles, giving him an average of 5 closes per mile.

The most disturbed roads in the UK

According to research by Vertu Motors, these are the ten roads with the most closures per mile.

1. A282 – The Dartford Level Crossing
Total number of closures: 56
Route length: 2 miles
Average closures per mile: 28

2. M602 – Eccles to Salford
Total number of closures: 34
Route length: 4 miles
Average closures per mile: 9

3. M32 – South Gloucestershire and Bristol
Total number of closures: 23
Route length: 4 miles
Average closures per mile: 6

4. A31 – Guildford, Surrey to Bere Regis, Dorset
Total number of closures: 91
Route length: 19 miles
Average closures per mile: 5

5. M60 – Manchester Outer Ring Road
Total number of closures: 112
Route length: 36 miles
Average closures per mile: 3

6. M66 – Lancashire and Greater Manchester
Total number of closures: 22
Route length: 8 miles
Average closures per mile: 3

7. A627M – Chadderton to Rochdale
Total number of closures: 11
Route length: 4 miles
Average closures per mile: 3

8. M56 – Cheshire and Greater Manchester
Total number of closures: 84
Route length: 33 miles
Average closures per mile: 3

9. M67 – Denton Island to Hattersley in Greater Manchester
Total number of closures: 12
Route length: 5 miles
Average closures per mile: 2

10. M180 – Hatfield, South Yorkshire to Barnetby, Lincolnshire
Total number of closures: 61
Route length: 26 miles
Average closures per mile: 2

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