Closed consultation

M4 Junctions 3 to 12 Smart Motorway

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Responses to consultation on proposal to introduce variable mandatory speed limits (VMSL) on the M4 between junction 3 and 12.

After taking into account the responses to this consultation, it is recommended that their introduction onto this section be accepted.

Original consultation

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Summary

Consultation on proposal to introduce variable mandatory speed limits (VMSL) on the M4 between junction 3 and 12. We are keen to have your comments on the implementation of variable mandatory speed limits for the M4 smart motorway scheme between junctions 3 and 12; specifically on how the proposal could affect you, your organisation or those you represent.

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Consultation description

The Highways Agency proposes to improve the M4 by making it a ‘smart motorway’ between Junctions 3 and 12. Smart motorways help relieve congestion by converting the hard shoulder to a running lane and using technology to vary the mandatory speed limits.

The proposed smart motorway scheme will enable proactive management of the M4 carriageway, including slip roads and motorway to motorway intersections between junctions 3 (the junction with the A312) and 12 (the junction with the A4) on this major section of motorway.

We are keen for any organisations, businesses or individuals affected by these proposals to provide their views. We are interested specifically in how this could affect you, your organisation or those you represent.