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Planned roadworks in and around the M25: weekly summary for Monday 28 March to Sunday 3 April

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Summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 24 March 2016 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 2 Mill Hill, Greater London: bridge joint replacement

Work to improve journeys by replacing the bridge expansion joints over the A1 continues this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Tuesday 29 March for 4 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41 to join the M1 at junction 4.

M3 junctions 2 (M25) to 4a Farnborough, Hampshire: smart motorway improvement Work to reduce congestion and improve journey times continues this week with narrow lanes, a contraflow and a 50mph speed limit in place on both carriageways between junctions 2 and 4a, with a free recovery service operating 24 hours a day until the end of 2016.

The southbound carriageway between junction 2 and junction 3 will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5.30am, from Tuesday 29 March for 5 nights. Work on Saturday and Sunday morning will finish at 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 anti-clockwise to junction 13, A30 and A322 to M3 junction 3.

The M3 junction 2 northbound link road to the M25 in both directions will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5.30am, from Wednesday 30 March for 4 nights. Work on Saturday and Sunday morning will finish at 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A322 and A30 to the M25 junction 13.

M4 junction 5 Langley, Berkshire: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week. The eastbound carriageway between the slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the exit and entry slip roads.

M25 junction 4 Orpington, Kent: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will start this week. The anti-clockwise exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the exit slip road via junction 3 and return. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the entry slip road via the M25 clockwise to junction 5, A25 and return.

M11 junction 6 (M25), Essex: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week. The M11 northbound link road to the M25 in both directions will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Tuesday 29 March for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 7 and return.

Work to maintain safety by carrying out bridge inspections will start this week. The M11 northbound link road to M25 clockwise will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 6, on Friday 1 April. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 anti-clockwise to junction 26 and return.

M25 junction 10 (A3), Surrey: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will start this week. The clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Friday 1 April. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the entry slip road via junction 9 and return. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the exit slip road via junction 11 and return.

M25 junction 10 (A3), Surrey: carriageway resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out carriageway resurfacing will continue this week. The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Tuesday 29 March for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 9 and return.

M25 junction 12 (M3), Surrey: smart motorway improvement

Work to improve journeys by carrying out smart motorway improvements on the M3 will continue this week. The M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads to the M3 southbound will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5.30am, from Tuesday 29 March for 5 nights. Work on Saturday and Sunday morning will finish at 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via M25 junction 13, A30, A322 to M3 junction 3.

M25 junction 15 (M4), Greater London: sign maintenance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out sign maintenance will continue this week. The M25 anti-clockwise link road to the M4 eastbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 14 and return.

M25 junction 20 Kings Langley, Hertfordshire: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week. The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 18 and return.

M25 junction 21 (M1), Hertfordshire: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will continue this week. The M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads to the M1 northbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 30 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 21a, A405 northbound and A414 to M1 junction 8.

M26 junction 2a Wrotham, Kent: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out little clearance will start this week. The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10am and 5am, on Wednesday 30 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M20 junction 4 and return.

A3 Wisley (M25), Surrey: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will take place this week. The northbound entry slip will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Ockham junction and return. The southbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 30 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the exit slip road via the Ockham junction and return. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the entry slip road via the Painshill junction and return.

The northbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 31 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the exit slip road via the Painshill junction and return. A clearly signed diversion will be in place for the entry slip road via the Ockham junction and return.

A3 Painshill, Surrey: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will continue this week. The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 29 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Esher junction and return.

A13/M25 junction 30 Thurrock, Essex: major improvement

Work to reduce congestion and improve safety continues this week as part of a major scheme to widen the A13 and the M25 junction 30 roundabout and slip roads. On the A13, narrow lanes and a 40mph speed limit are in place and on the M25, narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit are in place. A free recovery service will operate 24 hours a day. There will be additional overnight lane and slip road closures as required. All closures will have a clearly signed diversion in place.

The westbound A13 carriageway between North Stifford (A1012) and Wennington (A1306) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Tuesday 29 March, for 4 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1012 and A1306.

The eastbound A13 carriageway between M25 junction 30 and North Stifford (A1012) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Wednesday 30 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 30 to junction 31 link road and the A1012.

The eastbound A13 carriageway between Wennington (A1306) and North Stifford (A1012) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Thursday 31 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1306, M25 junction 31 and the A1012.

For further details visit the scheme website.

A25 Chipstead, Kent: bridge inspection

Work to maintain safety by carrying out a bridge inspection will take place this week. The link road from the A25 to the M25 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 31 March. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Morleys Roundabout and return.

A282 junction 1a Swanscombe, Kent: maintenance work

Work to improve journeys at the Dartford Crossing by carrying out tunnel maintenance continues this week. The northbound anti-clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 8.30pm and 5.30am, from Tuesday 29 March for 3 nights. On Tuesday and Wednesday a clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 2 and return. On Thursday, a clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1b and return.

A282 (M25) Dartford – Thurrock Crossing: maintenance

Work to improve journeys at the Dartford Crossing continues this week. The following closures will be in place with a fully signed diversion for oversized vehicles for the northbound east tunnel closures:

  • Tuesday 29 March (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound west tunnel
  • Wednesday 30 March (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound west tunnel
  • Thursday 31 March (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound west tunnel

A316 Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will continue this week. The eastbound entry slip road (M3 junction 1) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Tuesday 29 March for 6 consecutive nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A308, A311 and the A312 to join the A316 at the Hampton Road junction.

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Published 29 March 2016