Press release

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: Weekly summary for Monday 8 December - Sunday 14 December

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 5 December 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.

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M1 junction 2, Greater London: Drainage work

The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for two nights from Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41.

The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for two nights from Wednesday 10 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A406 and A1.

M4 junction 4, Greater London: Electrical work/Carriageway sweeping

The westbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for three nights from Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 5.

The eastbound entry and exit slip and spur roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 11 December. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip road will be in place via junction 5. A clearly signed diversion for the exit and spur roads will be in place via junction 3.

M4 junction 5, Berkshire: Carriageway sweeping/Electrical work

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 December A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 6.

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 6am, on Friday 12 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 6.

M11 junction 6, Essex: Structure maintenance/Signage work

The southbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 28.

The north- and southbound link roads to the M25 clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 26.

M23 junction 8, Surrey: Carriageway resurfacing

The southbound link road to the M25 clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 6.

M25 junction 5, Kent: Litter clearance

The anti-clockwise link road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A21.

The clockwise link road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A21.

’###M25 Clacket Lane Services, Kent: Carriageway resurfacing

The anti-clockwise entry into the services will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for five nights from Monday 8 December and on Sunday 14 December. Work on Friday night will start at 11pm.

M25 junction 12, Surrey: Electrical work

The anti-clockwise carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 10 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M3.

M25 junction 14, Heathrow: Carriageway sweeping

The clockwise entry and exit slip roads and the T5 spur entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip roads will be in place via junction 13. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip roads will be in place via the M4.

M25 junction 15, Middlesex: Carriageway sweeping

The anti-clockwise link road to the M4 eastbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, for two nights from Thursday 11 December. Work on Friday night will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via junction 14.

The anti-clockwise link road to the M4 westbound will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Friday 12 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 14.

M25 junction 16, Buckinghamshire: Litter clearance

The anti-clockwise link roads to the M40 in both directions will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 14.

The clockwise link roads to the M40 in both directions will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 17.

M25 junction 23, Hertfordshire: Major improvement

The anti-clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight between 10pm and 5.30am for two nights from Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via junction 22.

M25 junction 25, Essex: Major improvement

The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for three nights from Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 24.

M25 junction 27, Essex: Carriageway texturing/Signage work

The anti-clockwise link road to the M11 northbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Tuesday 9 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 26.

The anti-clockwise link roads to the M11 in both directions will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two night from Thursday 11 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 26.

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 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be available via the junction 28 roundabout.

M25 junction 31, Essex: Major improvement

The clockwise entry slip will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for four nights from Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 30.

M40 junction 1a, Buckinghamshire: Litter clearance

The eastbound link roads to the M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise carriageways will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 10 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1.

The westbound link roads to the M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise carriageways will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 11 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 2.

A13 Lakeside (A126), Essex: Carriageway repair

The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, on Thursday 11 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Grays exit, A1012, Arterial Road and A126.

A282 junctions 1a to 2, Kent: Gantry work

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for four nights from Monday 8 December. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Crossways Boulevard, the A206, B255 and A296.

The northbound entry slip road at junction 1a will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for two nights from Friday 12 December. Work on Friday night will start at 11pm. 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 8 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure *Tuesday 9 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure *Wednesday 10 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure *Thursday 11 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure *Friday 12 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure *Saturday 13 December (10pm to 5am): northbound East Tunnel closure *Sunday 14 December (10pm to 5am): northbound West Tunnel closure

The QEII Bridge will have three lanes closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, for four nights from Monday 8 December.

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 8 December. 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.

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.

Media enquiries

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

Published 8 December 2014