Press release

M4 roadworks start on Monday near Reading

Drivers are being advised that the M4 will be closed between junctions 10 and 11 near Reading overnight from next Monday (30 November).

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A new bridge is being installed over the M4, as part of the construction of the new Shinfield Eastern Relief Road, by HOCHTIEF (UK) Construction on behalf of the University of Reading.

The M4 will be closed in both directions for five nights to allow the installation of twelve steel beams.

It will be carried out overnight, from 9pm to 6am, when traffic flows are at their lowest.

A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the B3270 and A329(M).

For more information about the work, please visit the South of M4 website.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 24 November 2015