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Traffic using a rat run in Dartford will be stopped with the introduction of a lockable barrier across the road.
Powder Mill Lane has gradually become worse, a report before Dartford council says, particularly since new homes were built in Warwick Way.
Drivers use the lane as a shortcut between Hawley Road and Princes Road to avoid queues, but under the plan it would become a no through road.
Wilmington Parish Council has asked for decorative gun barrels to reflect the industrial history of the area and a plaque identifying Powder Mill Lane as part of the parish’s heritage trail.
The money, around £30,000, has been given to Kent County Council by housing developers as part of a planning permission deal for the Clubb Land development off Darenth Road.
A report which went before the joint transportation board at Dartford council on Tuesday night recommended the plan for approval.
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