Press release

Planned roadworks in Kent and Sussex: Weekly summary for Monday 24 November – Sunday 30 November 2014

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 November 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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M20 junction 5 to 6, Maidstone, Kent: Joint replacement and drainage

The coastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, on Monday 24 November for four nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the entry and exit slip roads. The hard shoulders in both directions and the London-bound entry and exit slip roads between junctions 6 and 5 will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Tuesday 25 November weeknights only. A clearly signed diversion for road users wishing to join the M20 will be in place via junction 7. A clearly signed diversion for road users wishing to exit at junction 6 will be in place via junction 5. All work is due to finish in mid-December.

M20 junctions 10 to 11 Smeeth, Ashford, Kent: Slope stabilisation work

A lane one closure and a 50mph speed limit will continue to be in place on the coastbound carriageway 24/7 until the middle of December.

M23 junction 11, Pease Pottage, West Sussex: Gorse Management

A lane closure will be in place on the coastbound carriageway overnight, between 9.30am and 3.30pm, from Monday 24 November on weekdays only. Work is due to finish by Friday 5 December.

A2 Ebbsfleet to Bean, Kent: Carriageway resurfacing

The London-bound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Monday 24 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the exit and entry slip roads at the Bean Interchange. The London-bound Bean Interchange exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 5am, for two consecutive nights from Tuesday 25 November. In addition, single lane running and a 50mph speed limit will be in place on the London-bound carriageway. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Darenth Interchange. There will be single lane running and a 50mph speed limit on the London-bound carriageway at Ebbsfleet Interchange overnight, between 11pm and 5am, on Thursday 27 November. The London-bound Ebbsfleet entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5am, on Sunday 30 November. In addition, single lane running and a 50mph speed limit will be in place on the London-bound carriageway. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Pepperhill junction and the A2. Work is due to finish early December.

A21 Barnetts Wood, Tonbridge, Kent: Road surveys

Lane closures will be in place on the London-bound carriageway at Barnetts Wood overnight, between 8pm and 6am, for two nights from Monday 24 November.

A21 Quarry Hill, Tonbridge, Kent: Road surveys

Lane closures will be in place on the London-bound carriageway between Quarry Hill and Lower Haysden overnight, between 8pm and 6am, for two nights from Monday 24 November.

A21 Pillory Corner, Flimwell, East Sussex: Drainage work

Lane closures and temporary traffic lights will be in place between Scotney Castle and Flimwell Crossroads overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 24 November for five nights.

A21 Whatlington to Seddlescombe, East Sussex: Drainage work

A lane closure and temporary traffic lights will continue to be in place at Marley Lane overnight, between 8pm and 6am each night. The lay-by will continue to be closed on the London-bound carriageway adjacent to Marley Lane 24/7. Work is due to finish Saturday 6 December.

A23 Handcross to Warninglid, West Sussex: Major improvement work

The coastbound carriageway and the coastbound entry slip road at Handcross will continue to be closed between Handcross and Warninglid overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 24 November to Friday 5 December. Clearly signed diversions will be in place via the A264, A24 and the A272.

A23 Bolney, West Sussex: Resurfacing work

The London-bound carriageway between Hickstead and Bolney will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5am, from Thursday 27 November, on weekday nights only. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the B2300, B2036 and the A272.

A23 Hickstead, West Sussex: Resurfacing work

The London-bound carriageway between Pyecombe and Hickstead will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 5am, from Monday 24 November for four nights,. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A273 and A2300.

A249 Sheppey Crossing, Kent: Carriageway resurfacing work

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 8am on Saturday 29 November until 4pm on Sunday 30 November. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the Kingsferry Bridge.

A27 Fontwell, West Sussex: Vegetation clearance

Westbound lane closures will continue to be in place at Fontwell overnight, between 8pm and 6am, on weeknights only from Monday 24 November for one week.

A27 Hammerpot Hill, Sussex: Drainage survey

A lane will be closed on the westbound carriageway on Thursday 27 November between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

A27 Manor Road, Worthing, West Sussex: Footpath construction

Westbound lane closures and a 40mph speed limit will continue to be in place between the Vosa lay by and the Sussex Pad junction overnight, between 7.30pm and 6am, for four weeks.

A27 Sompting to Lancing, West Sussex: Resurfacing

There will be a lane closure in place on the westbound carriageway overnight, between 8pm and 6am, at Lyons Farm from Monday 24 November for five nights.

A27 Westdene, East Sussex: Pavement Investigation

Lane closures will be in place on the westbound carriageway overnight, between 8pm and 6am, between Patcham Interchange and Hangleton junction from Tuesday 25 November for three nights. On Friday 28 November, there will be a lane closure on the eastbound exit slip road at Pacham Interchange.

A27 Worthing, West Sussex: Lighting replacement

Lane closures and temporary traffic lights will continue to be in place between the Grove Lodge roundabout and Lyons Farm, between 9.30am and 3.30pm and between 8pm and 6am, (Monday to Friday only) until Friday 12 December.

A27 Whyke Roundabout, Chichester, West Sussex: Drainage improvement

Narrow lanes will continue to be in place during the daytime with lane closures in place in both directions overnight (Monday to Friday only), between 8pm and 6am, around the Whyke Roundabout. Work is due to be completed in early December.

Published 24 November 2014