A303 roadworks
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The following list of roadworks and disruptions for A34, A303, M4, A404, M4 and M27 is corrected as of Tuesday, 27th of August, but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or other circumstances. All improvements are carried out with the aim to stop disruptions.

A303 Longparish, Hampshire: safety barrier

Work to ensure road user safety by replacing sections of the safety barrier near Longparish continues this week. Narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction are in place on the A303 eastbound carriageway until Friday 13 September.

In addition, the A303 eastbound carriageway from the A3093 Picket Twenty junction to Barton Stacey will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, until Friday 30 August. A signed diversion will be in place from the A3093 Picket Twenty junction, north on the A3093, north on the A343 to Wash Common, then south on the A34 to re-joint the A303 at Bullington Cross.

A303 Andover, Hampshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A303 continues this week. The A303 westbound carriageway from the A3057 Winchester Road junction to the A343 Salisbury Road junction will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Friday 30 September. A signed diversion will be in place via Andover.

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 to Junction 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 26th August are as follows:

  • The M4 eastbound carriageway between junctions 11 (Reading) and 10 (Wokingham) will be closed overnight on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th August. Clearly signed diversions will be in place utilising the A329M, A3290 & B3270.
  • The M4 westbound carriageway between junctions 8/9 (Maidenhead) and 10 (Wokingham) will be closed overnight on Wednesday 28th and Friday 30th August. Clearly signed diversions will be in place utilising The A404M, A4, A3290 and A329M.  

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.

M271 junction 1 Southampton, Hampshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the M271 takes place this week. The northbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 1 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Wednesday 28 August. In addition, the southbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 1 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Thursday 29 August.

Signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

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 A3 northbound carriageway and University exit slip road 24 hours a day until March 2020.

A27 Farlington (Portsmouth), Hampshire: bridge surveys

Work to survey the bridges at the Eastern Road junction near Farlington take place this week. Lane closures will be in place at the junction overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Friday 30 August.

A34/M40 junction 9 Wendlebury, Oxfordshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A34 continues this week. Lane closures will be in place on the roundabout and approach roads overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Tuesday 27 August for 3 nights.

In addition, the eastbound exit slip road and the westbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Tuesday 27 August; and the eastbound entry slip road and the westbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Wednesday 28 August. Signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

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