Press release

Planned roadworks in and around the M25: weekly summary for Monday 8 February to Sunday 14 February

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

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 5 February 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 Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41 to join the M1 at junction 4.

M1 junction 6, Bricket Wood, Hertfordshire: vegetation management

Work to improve journeys by tidying up the vegetation starts this week. The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am for 1 night. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to the M1 junction 8 and return.

M3 junctions 1 to 2, Surrey: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week. The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 13 and A30 to M3 junction 3.

The M25 anticlockwise link road to the M3 southbound link road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, from Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to junction 13, along the A30 and back on the M3 at junction 3.

M3 junctions 2 to 5, Surrey: major 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 slip roads at junctions 2 – including M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads – will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, on Monday 8 February for five nights. On Friday work will take place between 9pm and 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 11. The southbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 5 – including Fleet Services – will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, on Monday 8 February for five nights. On Friday work will take place between 9pm and 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A322, A30 and A287 to the M3 junction 5. The northbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 2 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5.30am, on Monday 8 February for five nights. On Friday work will take place between 9pm and 7am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A322 and A30.

For further details visit the scheme website.

M4 junction 5, Colnbrook: surveys

Work to improve journeys by carrying out survey work will start this week. The westbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to junction 6 and return.

M11 junction 4, Redbridge, Essex: vegetation management

Work to improve journeys by tidying up the vegetation will start this week.

The M11 southbound link road to the A406 westbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Redbridge and return.

The M11 southbound link road to the A406 eastbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via A406 to Redbridge roundabout and return.

M25 junction 3 Swanley to 4 Bromley, Kent: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out resurfacing will continue this week. The clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Monday 8 February for 5 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via A20, A224 to rejoin the M25 at junction 4.

M25 junction 7, M23: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out resurfacing will start this week. The clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads to the M23 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Wednesday 10 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to the A23 northbound and return from the A237 roundabout.

M25 junctions 10 (A3) Surrey: carriageway repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out carriageway repairs will start this week.

The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed between the exit and entry slip roads overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Monday 8 February for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 10 roundabout.

The clockwise carriageway will be closed between the exit and entry slip roads overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Thursday 11 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 10 roundabout.

M25 junction 14 (Heathrow T4, 5, Cargo), Surrey: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out resurfacing will continue this week.

The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 11.30pm and 5.30am, from Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to junction 13.

The clockwise T5 spur slip road will be closed overnight, between 10.30pm and 5.30am, from Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place to junction 13.

M25 junction 18, Chorleywood: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out carriageway resurfacing will start this week. The entry slip road will be closed overnight at junction 18, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Wednesday 10 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 19 and return.

M25 junction 20, Hemel Hempstead: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week. The clockwise carriageway will be closed between the exit and entry slip roads overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Monday 8 February for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 20 roundabout.

M25 junction 21, M1, Hertfordshire: electrical repairs

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical repairs will start this week.

The M1 southbound link road to the M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise link roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Monday 8 February for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M1 junction 6 northbound and A405.

M25 junction 21a, St. Albans, Hertfordshire: lighting upgrade

Work to improve journeys by upgrading the lighting will start this week. The clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Thursday 11 February for 3 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip road will be in place via junction 22 and return.

M25 junction 23 South Mimms, Hertfordshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by carrying out resurfacing will start this week. The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed between the exit and entry slip roads overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, on Tuesday 9 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the junction 23 roundabout.

M25 junction 24 Potters Bar, Hertfordshire: lighting upgrade

Work to improve journeys by upgrading the lighting will start this week. The anti-clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 February for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 23 and return.

M25 junction 31: signage

Work to improve journeys by installing new signs will start this week. The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 9 February for 1 night. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 30 and return.

A13, Thurrock (A1089): maintenance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out maintenance work will start this week. The A13 westbound link road to the A1089 southbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Monday 8 February for 7 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1012 junction and return.

A13, Thurrock (A1089): vegetation management

Work to improve journeys by tidying up the vegetation will start this week. The A1089 northbound slip road onto the westbound A13 will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Thursday 11 February for 2 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A13 to the A128 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 eastbound A13 carriageway between Wennington (A1306) and North Stifford (A1012) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Monday 8 February for 3 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1306, to M25 junction 30/31, A1012 to Stifford. Work will include temporary safety barrier work and central reservation concreting.

The westbound A13 carriageway between Wennington (A1306) and North Stifford (A1012) will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5.30am, from Thursday 11 February for 2 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place form A13 via A1306, M25 J30/31, A1012 to Stifford. Work will include temporary safety barrier work and central reservation concreting.

For further details visit the scheme website.

A282 junction 1a Swanscombe, Kent: maintenance work

Work to improve journeys at the Dartford Crossing will continue this week. The northbound anti-clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 5am, from Friday 12 February for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1b and return.

A282 (M25) Dartford – Thurrock Crossing: maintenance work

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

  • Monday 8 February (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound east tunnel
  • Tuesday 9 February (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound east tunnel
  • Wednesday 10 February (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound east tunnel
  • Thursday 11 February (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound east tunnel
  • Friday 12 February (9pm to 6am): northbound west tunnel
  • Saturday 13 February (9pm to 6am): northbound west tunnel
  • Sunday 14 February (8.30pm to 5.30am): northbound east tunnel

A3 Wisley, Surrey: signage

Work to improve journeys by installing new signs will start this week. The southbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Monday 8 February for 2 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Painshill or Ockham.

A3 Ockham, Surrey: signage

Work to improve journeys by installing new signs will start this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 10 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via local roads.

A3 Esher, Surrey: signage

Work to improve journeys by installing new signs will start this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 11 February. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Painshill.

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