The X7 service will be diverted for up to six weeks. The option of keeping one-way traffic controlled by lights would have increased the road works to up to 12 weeks.
Journeys towards Market Harborough and Leicester:
Services will be diverted into Brixworth via the A508 Harborough Road, Scaldwell Road, Harborough Road, Northampton Road where they will then turn around at Froxhill Crescent roundabout and resume their normal route.
Journeys towards Northampton and Milton Keynes:
Services will run as normal as far as Froxhill Crescent roundabout, where they will then turn and exit Brixworth via Northampton Road, Harborough Road, Scaldwell Road and onto the A508 Harborough Road where they will resume their normal route.
During these works, bus services will be unable to serve stops located on Northampton Road between Brixworth Cricket Club and Froxhill Crescent.