Press release

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 12 January - Sunday 18 January

This news article was withdrawn on 6 February 2015

This press release is no longer current.

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 9 January 2015 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 2-3, Surrey: Major upgrade scheme work

The westbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, for five nights from Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 13, A30 and A322.

M4 junctions 3 – 1, Greater London: Drainage work

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for four nights from Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A4 and A312.

M11 junction 6, Essex: Carriageway sweeping

The north and southbound link roads to the M25 clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 14 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 26 on the M25..

The north and south bound link roads to the M25 anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 15 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 28 on the M25.

M23 junction 8, Surrey: Carriageway sweeping

The southbound link road to the M25 clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 6 on the M25.

M25 junction 7, Surrey: Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise link roads to the M23 north- and southbound carriageways will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 8.

M25 junction 12, Surrey: Major upgrade scheme work

The clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads to the M3 westbound will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, for five nights from Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion for the clockwise link road will be in place via M25 junction 13, A30 and A322 and M3. A clearly signed diversion or the anti-clockwise link road will be in place via junction 1 on the M3.

M25 junction 15, Berkshire: Structure maintence

The clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, for two nights starting on Monday 12 January.

The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, for three nights starting on Wednesday 14 January. Work overnight on Friday will be between 11pm and 6am.

A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 5 on the M4.

M25 junction 25, Essex: Carriageway retexturing

There will be phased closures on the roundabout overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for seven nights from Tuesday 13 January. Clearly signed diversion routes will be in place for each section via either Waltham Cross (A1055, A121, A10 and M25) or junction 24 on the M25.

The clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, for two nights from Tuesday 13 January. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 24. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 26.

The anti-clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, for two nights from Thursday 15 January. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 26. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 24.

M25 junction 26, Essex: Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 25. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 28.

M25 junction 27, Essex: Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise link roads to the M11 north- and southbound carriageways will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 13 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 28.

M25 junction 28, Essex: Carriageway resurfacing

The clockwise dedicated link road to the A12 eastbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for five nights from Monday 12 January. A clearly signed diversion will be available via junction 28.

A3, Surrey: Carriageway resurfacing

The southbound carriageway and slip roads between the A245 and B2039 junctions will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for five nights from Monday 12 January. Work on Friday night will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion for motorway users will be in place the M25, A246 and A247. A clearly signed diversion for non-motorway users will be in place via the A245, B328 and A247 or B2215 to Ockham Park roundabout.

A282 junction 1a, Kent: Dart Charge construction work

The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 8.30pm and 5am, for three nights from Friday 16 January. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1b.

A282 (M25) Dartford – Thurrock Crossing: Maintenance work

The following closures will be in place, with a fully signed diversion for oversized vehicles for the northbound east tunnel closures.

  • Monday 12 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure
  • Tuesday 13 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure
  • Wednesday 14 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure
  • Thursday 15 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure
  • Friday 16 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure
  • Saturday 17 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure
  • Sunday 18 January (8.30pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure

Safety at roadworks

The Highways Agency is working with the industry and road users to reduce the risks of working on the roads. For the safety of road workers and all road users, when you are approaching roadworks:

  • keep within the speed limit – it is there for your safety
  • get into the correct lane in good time – don’t keep switching.
  • concentrate on the road ahead, not the roadworks.* be alert for works’ traffic leaving or entering roadworks
  • keep a safe distance – there could be queues in front
  • observe all signs – they are there to help you #### General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.

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