Planned roadworks in Central Southern England: weekly summary for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July 2017

 

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 July 2017 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

M3 junctions 2 (M25) to 4a Farnborough, Hampshire: smart motorway improvement

Work to reduce congestion and improve journey times completed on Friday 30 June with the last of the cones removed and a new fourth lane open to traffic in both directions between junctions 2 and 4a. Work to test and commission the new smart motorway technology will continue for a short period, with the fully upgraded road opening to traffic later in July.  A 50mph limit is in place for safety reasons while this work is carried out.

Testing and commissioning of the smart motorway technology will continue for a short period. For further information visit: http://roads.highways.gov.uk/projects/m3-junctions-2-4a-smart-motorway/

M3 junction 6 Basingstoke, Hampshire: bridge strengthening

Work to maintain journeys by repairing the bridge supports continues this week. Narrow lanes will be in place 24/7 on the roundabout beneath the M3 until February 2018.

For further information visit: http://roads.highways.gov.uk/regions/all-regions/?postcode=&keywords=&roads=M3&status=

M3 junction 6 to 7 Basingstoke, Hampshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing a section of the M3 southbound by Dummer finishes this week. The southbound carriageway will be closed from junction 6 to 7 will overnight, between 10pm and 6am, until Friday 28 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Basingstoke.

M3 junction 9 Winchester, Hampshire: drainage surveys

Work to survey the drainage assets around the Winnall Roundabout takes place this week.  The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Monday 24 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 11 and return.

In addition, lane closures will be in place on the northbound slip roads at the junction overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Friday 28 July.

M3 junction 10 to 11 Winchester, Hampshire: ditch clearance

Work to ensure road user safety by removing debris from a catchment ditch alongside the M3 takes place this week.  Lane 1 of the main southbound carriageway and on the southbound entry slip road at junction 10 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Monday 24 July for 5 nights.

M3 junction 11 Winchester (South), Hampshire: drainage surveys

Work to survey the drainage assets at junction 11 takes place this week.  The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Wednesday 26 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 12 and return.

M3 junction 14 Eastleigh, Hampshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing the southbound links between the M3 and M27 takes place this week.  The M3 southbound carriageway after junction 13 including the links to the Chilworth Roundabout and M27 eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Monday 24 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via M27 junction 3 and return.

M4 junction 5 Slough, Berkshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the M4 continues this week.  The westbound entry slip road at the junction will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Friday 28 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via London Road to Slough then south on Tuns Lane re-joining the M4 at junction 6.

M4 junction 6 Windsor, Berkshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the M4 continues this week.  The westbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Wednesday 26 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Tuns Lane, A4 Bath Road then south on the Huntercombe Spur re-joining the M4 at junction 7.

In addition, the westbound exit slip road at the junction will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Thursday 27 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 7 and return.

M4 junction 7 Maidenhead, Berkshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the M4 continues this week.  The westbound exit and entry slip roads at the junction will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Tuesday 25 July.  Clearly signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

M4 junctions 8/9 Maidenhead to 10 Wokingham, Berkshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing a section of the M4 finishes this week.  The M4 westbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Monday 24 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A404(M), A4 and A3290.

M4 junction 10 Wokingham, Berkshire: bridge reconstruction

Work to improve journeys by refurbishing the bridge that carries the link roads over the M4 continues this week. Narrow lanes and a 40mph speed limit are in place on the slip roads and a 50mph speed limit is in place on the M4 carriageway until November 2017.

M4 junctions 12 Theale to 13 Chieveley, West Berkshire: bridge refurbishment

Work to improve journeys by refurbishing the bridges that carry the M4 over Dark Lane and Ashampstead Road continues this week. Narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit will be in place 24/7 on the east and westbound carriageways until August 2017.

For further information visit: http://roads.highways.gov.uk/regions/all-regions/?postcode=&keywords=&roads=M4&status=

M4 junction 13 Chieveley, West Berkshire: drainage and resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by repairing a damaged area of the carriageway and maintaining the drainage system at the junction takes place this week.  Various lane closures will be in place on the approaches and roundabout overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Tuesday 25 July for 3 nights.

M4 junction 14 Hungerford, West Berkshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing a section of the eastbound carriageway at junction 14 continues this week.  The M4 eastbound between the slip roads at junction 14 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, until Thursday 3 August (Monday to Friday only).  Traffic will be diverted down and across the junction.

M4 junctions 14 Hungerford, Berkshire to 15 Swindon, Wiltshire: drainage, safety barrier and sign maintenance

Work to improve journeys and ensure road user safety by undertaking maintenance to the drainage system, safety barrier and cleaning signage along the M4 takes place this week.  Lane closures will be in place on the east and westbound carriageways near Baydon overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 24 July for 2 nights.

M27 junction 5 Eastleigh, Hampshire: improvements

Work to improve journeys by replacing some signage and road markings at junction 5 continues this week.  The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, until Thursday 10 August (Monday to Friday only).  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 7 and return.

M27 junctions 7 Hedge End to 9 Whiteley, Hampshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by undertaking surveys on the network take place this week.  Varied lane closures will be in place on both carriageways overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Tuesday 25 July for 4 nights.

A3 Guildford, Surrey: lighting replacement

Work to maintain safety by replacing lighting columns between University Interchange and Compton continues this week. The A3 southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 24 July for 5 nights.  A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via Guildford.

A3 Liss, Hampshire: drainage

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the drainage system at the junction takes place this week.  The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Wednesday 26 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Ham Barn Roundabout and return.

A3(M) Havant, Hampshire: street lighting

Work to improve journeys by maintaining the street lighting alongside the A3(M) takes place this week.  Lane 1 of the southbound carriageway from junction 3 to the A27 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Thursday 27 July for eight nights (Monday to Friday only).

In addition, the A3(M) southbound entry slip roads at junction 3 (Hulbert Road), junction 4 (Purbrook Way) and the Harts Farm Way westbound entry slip road will be closed during the same period.  Clearly signed diversions will be in place.

A31 Canford Bottom (Wimborne Minster), Dorset: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A31 starts this week.   The section through the centre of the roundabout will be fully closed and varied lane closures will be in place on the A31 east and westbound carriageways overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Monday 24 July for 5 nights.

A34 Litchfield, Hampshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out CCTV surveys of the drainage system along the A34 takes place this week.  Lane closures will be in place on the north and southbound carriageways overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Friday 28 July.

A34 Speen, West Berkshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out CCTV surveys of the drainage system along the A34 takes place this week.  Lane closures will be in place on the north and southbound carriageways overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Thursday 27 July.

A34 Abingdon, Oxfordshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out CCTV surveys of the drainage system around the junction takes place this week. The southbound exit slip road at the A4183 Abingdon North junction and lane 1 of the main southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Thursday 27 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Marcham Interchange.

A34 Abingdon to Oxford, Oxfordshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out surveys of the network takes place this week. Lane closures will be in place on the north and southbound carriageways between the A415 Marcham and A423 Hinksey Hill Interchanges overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Tuesday 25 July for 3 nights.

A34 Hinksey Hill (Oxford), Oxfordshire: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out CCTV surveys of the drainage system around the junction takes place this week. The southbound entry slip road at the A423 Hinksey Hill Interchange and lane 1 of the main southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Wednesday 26 July.  A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Botley Interchange and returned.

A34 Weston-on-the-Green, Oxfordshire: resurfacing

Work to improve road user’s journeys along the A34 northbound continues this week. The A34 northbound carriageway will be closed from the A44 Peartree Interchange to the M40 (junction 9) overnight, between 10pm and 6am, until Tuesday 1 August (Monday to Friday only).

A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A40 Headington and M40 for motorway permitted vehicles, and via the A44, A4095 towards Bicester and A41 for non-motorway vehicles.

A303 Thruxton (Andover), Hampshire: bridge refurbishment

Work to improve journeys by refurbishing the bridges that carry the A303 over local roads near Thruxton continues this week.  Lane closures will be in place on the east and westbound carriageways overnight, between 9pm and 6am, until Monday 31 July.

For further information visit: http://roads.highways.gov.uk/regions/south-east/?postcode=&keywords=&roads=A303&status=

A308(M) Maidenhead, Berkshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A308(M) takes place this week.  The A308(M) northbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Wednesday 26 July.  In addition, the southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Thursday 27 July.

A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A404(M) and Maidenhead town centre.