A303 roadworks return this week

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements and roadworks over the coming week is correct as of Monday 05th of August for A303, A34, A31, M27, M3 and M7 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.

A34 Bullington to Tothill, Hampshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A34 continues this week. The A34 northbound from the A303 (Bullington) to the B4640 Tothill junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 5 August for five nights. A signed diversion will be in place via the A303, Basingstoke and A339.

A303 Andover, Hampshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A303 continues this week. The A303 eastbound between the A342 Hundred Acre junction and the A343 Salisbury Road junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Friday 9 August. A signed diversion will be in place via Andover.

A31 Picket Post, Hampshire: drainage

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the drainage system along the A31 takes place this week. The eastbound exit and entry slip roads at the Picket Post junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Thursday 8 August for two nights. Signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

A31 Ringwood, Hampshire: drainage

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the drainage system along the A31 takes place this week. The eastbound exit and entry slip roads at the Poulner Hill junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 5 August for two nights. The westbound exit slip road at Poulner Hill will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Wednesday 7 August.

Signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

A31 Canford Bottom (Wimborne), Dorset: electrical maintenance

Work to maintain the electrical cabinet which controls the traffic signals at the junction takes place this week. The inner road through the roundabout will be closed overnight on Wednesday 7 August. The junction will revert to a roundabout during this period.

M4 junctions 8/9 at Maidenhead to 11 at Reading, Berkshire: upgrade to smart motorway

Work to improve journeys by converting the M4 into a smart motorway between junctions 3 at Hayes and 12 at Theale continues this week. 24-hour narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction are in place for sections of this stretch of the M4. Carriageway and slip road closures are planned as follows, all fully closed overnight between approximately 10pm and 5am (traffic management will usually be rolled out from 9pm and taken off by 6am).

Full closures booked for the week commencing Monday 5 August are as follows:

  • The M4 westbound between junctions 10 (Wokingham) and 11 (Reading) will be closed overnight on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 August. Clearly signed diversions will be in place using the B3270, A3290 and A329M. A contingency booking is in place for Saturday 10th August.

There are also slip road closures booked as follows:

  • Junction 8/9 – the westbound entry slip will be closed overnight on 5 and 7 August.
  • Junction 8/9 – the eastbound entry and exit slips will be closed overnight on 6 and 7 August.
  • Junction 8/9 – the westbound entry and exit slips will be closed overnight on 8th August.

M4 junctions 14 to 15 Woodlands St Mary, West Berkshire: bridge repairs

Work to ensure road user safety by undertaking concrete repairs a bridge which carries the M4 over a local road near Woodlands St Mary continues this week. The B4001 beneath the bridge will be fully closed to road users and pedestrians until late-September. A signed diversion will be in place via Ermin Street and Ramsbury Road.

M27 junctions 3 to 4 Southampton, Hampshire: bridge reconstruction

Work to maintain journeys and ensure road user safety by replacing the Romsey Road bridge near junction 3 continues this week. A 50mph speed restriction is in place on the M27 east and westbound carriageways beneath the bridge until winter 2019.

M27 junctions 4 Southampton to 11 Fareham, Hampshire: smart motorway

Work to improve journeys by converting the M27 into a smart motorway continues this week. 24-hour narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction will be in place until 2021.

A3 Guildford, Surrey: slip road widening

Work to improve safety widening the southbound slip road at the Stoke Interchange continues this week.  Narrow lanes are in place on the southbound exit slip road at the Stoke Interchange 24 hours a day until Monday 19 August.

In addition, the southbound exit slip road at the junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 5 August for two weeks (Monday to Friday only). A signed diversion will be in place via the University Interchange.

A3(M) junction 2 Horndean, Hampshire: safety barrier

Work to improve safety by replacing sections of old safety barrier at the junction takes place this week. A lane closures will be in place on the northbound exit slip road overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 5 August for five nights.

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