Short-term closures of Blauwhoefstraat, Kruisweg, the A12 motorway and the R2

Short-term closures of the A12 motorway and the R2 ring road in January and February 2020

Closure of the A12 at Zandvliet

Elia will be working above the A12 at Zandvliet on the following Sundays:  12 January, 26 January, 2 February and 16 February 2020. The work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on each of these days, with traffic on the A12 motorway being reduced to one lane in both directions. Traffic-police teams will also help to close off the motorway temporarily at certain times.

  • Towards the Netherlands:
    On the days mentioned above, at Zandvliet one lane of the A12 will be open to traffic heading towards the Netherlands from Antwerp.
  • Towards Antwerp:
    On the days mentioned above, at Zandvliet one lane of the A12 will be open to traffic heading towards Antwerp from the Netherlands.
  • Towards Scheldelaan:
    Traffic travelling towards Scheldelaan will not be able to use the Zandvliet exit (junction 11). Instead, it will have to follow a diversion via the Antwerpen-Haven (Port of Antwerp) interchange, the R2 and the Lillo exit (junction 12).

Closure of the A12 slip road towards Antwerp
 

The Stabroek slip road (junction 13) on the A12 towards Antwerp and the R2 (Ghent) will be completely closed over the following weekends: Saturday 1 February and Sunday 2 February; Saturday 8 February and Sunday 9 February; and Saturday 15 February 2020. The closure will last from 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on each of these days.
When the slip road is closed, traffic will be diverted via the A12. Traffic heading towards Ghent and Antwerp will be diverted via Kruisweg (N180), Noorderlaan and the slip roads making up the Kanaaldok B1/B2 interchange (junction 13). On these days, traffic travelling on the A12 from the Netherlands and Antwerp will also have to take the Stabroek exit (junction 13) and follow the diversion via Kruisweg to continue towards Antwerp or Ghent.

Closure of the A12 slip road towards Antwerp and the slip road and exit for the R2 towards Ghent

The Stabroek slip road on the A12 (for Antwerp and the R2) will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, 16 February 2020. Traffic in both directions will be diverted. Traffic heading towards Antwerp and Ghent will be diverted via Kruisweg and the Kanaaldok B1/B2 interchange (junction 13) of the R2. Traffic travelling from Antwerp towards the R2 will have to follow the same diversion from the Stabroek exit (junction 13). On that day, just one lane of the A12 will be open to traffic between Antwerp and the Netherlands.

R2 closures and diversion

On Sunday 23 February 2020, traffic travelling on the R2 towards both Antwerp and Ghent will be reduced to one lane from 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. The road will be closed temporarily by teams of traffic police. Moreover, on that day all the slip roads and exits making up the Kanaaldok B1/B2 interchange (junction 13) on the R2 will be completely closed. 

Temporary closures of Blauwhoefstraat and Kruisweg 

Closure of Blauwhoefstraat
From 27 January to 10 April 2020 inclusive, Blauwhoefstraat will be completely closed to traffic from the Noorderlaan intersection up to and including the Lillo bridge. Blauwhoefstraat will remain accessible via Antwerpsebaan.
 
Closure of Kruisweg (N180)
Kruisweg (N180) will be completely closed in both directions from 24 February to 7 March and from 16 March to 28 March 2020. The cycle path will also be inaccessible. Traffic will be diverted via Antwerpsebaan, which runs parallel to Kruisweg. 
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