The week long scheme just north of the Starting Gate Roundabout also includes upgrading pedestrian facilities at various locations, by installing tactile paving and dropped kerbs.
Work takes place between 10.30pm and 6.30am under a series of separate phases including two, three and four way temporary traffic lights and a temporary closure of the access road and layby on the northbound carriageway.
Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journeys.
Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000
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