Press release

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 24 November - Sunday 30 November

This news article was withdrawn on 1 December 2014

This news release is no longer relevant.

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 November 2014 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.

M1 junction 3, Hertfordshire: Litter clearance

The northbound entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 1. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 5.

M1 junction 6a, Hertfordshire: Signage work

The southbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for five nights from Monday 24 November. Work on Friday night will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be available via the M25.

M3 junction 2, Surrey: Major improvement

The westbound carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 anti-clockwise to junction 11.

M3 junctions 2 – 3, Surrey: Major improvement

  • The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A30 to M25 junction 13.
  • The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Friday 28 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A30 to M25 junction 13.
  • The westbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Saturday 29 November. 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 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A4 and the A312.

M11 junction 6, Essex: Major improvement

The southbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Tuesday 25 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25.

M20 junction 1, Kent: Lighting renewal work

The westbound link road to the anti-clockwise M25 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for four nights from Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via the M25 junction 3.

M23 junction 8, Surrey: Retexturing

The southbound exit slip will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, for five nights from Monday 24 November. Work on Friday night starts at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 9.

M25 junction 6, Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Friday 28 November. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 5, the A21 and the A25. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 8.

M25 junction 12, Surrey: Major improvement

The clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads to the M3 westbound will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Saturday 29 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M3 eastbound to junction 1.

M25 junction 15, Greater London: Bridge joint replacement work

The anti-clockwise carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for five nights from Monday 24 November. Work on Friday night starts at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M4 junction 5.

M25 junction 17, Buckinghamshire : Carriageway resurfacing

The anti-clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for two nights from Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 16 and the M40 eastbound.

M25 junction 18, Hertfordshire: Litter clearance

The anti-clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 26 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 17.

M25 junction 19, Hertfordshire: Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Friday 28 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 20.

M25 junction 20, Hertfordshire: Litter clearance

The clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 27 November. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 18. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 21a.

M25 junctions 22 – 23, Hertfordshire: Electrical work

The clockwise carriageway and junction 22 entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for four nights from Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1081, A414 and M25.

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 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be available via junction 28.

M25 junction 31, Essex: Major improvement

The clockwise entry slip will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights starting on Monday 24 November and between 10pm and 6am for four nights from Thursday 27 November. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 30.

A1(M) junctions 4 – 2, Hatfield Tunnel, Hertfordshire: Tunnel maintenance

The southbound carriageway and slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Saturday 29 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1001.

A282 Dartford, Kent: Dart charge construction work

  • The northbound carriageway, both tunnels and all slip roads between M25 junction 2 and M25 junction 31 will be closed overnight, between 11.30pm and 6am, on Saturday 29 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A2, A102 (Blackwall Tunnel) and A13 to M25 junction 30.
  • The southbound carriageway, QEII Bridge and all slip roads will be closed between junction 30 (A13) and junction 2 (A2) overnight, between 11.30pm and 5.30am, on Sunday 30 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A13, A102 (Blackwall Tunnel) and A2 to M25 junction 2.

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. The closure of the QEII Bridge will divert traffic via the eastern bore of the Dartford Tunnel which will be closed to northbound traffic.

  • Monday 24 November (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel
  • Tuesday 25 November (10pm to 5.30am): southbound QEII Bridge closure
  • Wednesday 26 November (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure
  • Thursday 27 November (10pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure
  • Saturday 29 November (10pm to 6am): northbound East and West Tunnels closures
  • Sunday 30 November (10pm to 6am): southbound QEII Bridge closure.

The QEII Bridge will have three lanes closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Monday 24, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 November. Work on Friday night will be between 11pm and 6am. The southbound plaza will have four charging booths closed between 6am and 10pm for two days starting on Saturday 29 November. This is to remove those booths in readiness for the Dart Charge scheme.

A1089 Tilbury, Essex: Structure maintenance

The carriageway between the Asda roundabout and the Tilbury Docks entrance road will be operating a contraflow system overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for five nights from Monday 24 November. Work overnight on Friday will be between 11pm and 6am. Any abnormal loads wishing to pass through the contraflow will be required to pull into the layby either side of the works and call to be escorted.