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 Friday, 19th July, but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or other circumstances. All improvements are carried out with the aim to stop disruptions.

M4 junctions 3 to 12: 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. There are no full closures booked for the week commencing Monday 22nd July.

There are slip road closures booked as follows:

  • Junction 7 – the westbound exit slip will be closed overnight on Tuesday 23rd July.

In the event of poor weather conditions or other issues out of our control, planned work may be postponed at short notice. Contingency bookings are also in place, but these are only used if previously planned work is delayed and there is no clash with other closures. If work completes on an earlier day the motorway may not close, or if work completes ahead of schedule the motorway may reopen early. Signage will be in place on the network to notify of closures and diversions.

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 2 Southampton, Hampshire: resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing a section of the westbound carriageways starts this week. The M27 westbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 2 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Thursday 25 July for eight nights (Monday to Friday only). A signed diversion will be in place via Romsey.

M27 junction 3 Southampton, Hampshire: street lighting

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the street lighting around junction 3 takes place this week. Lane closures will be in place on the roundabout, slip roads and the M271 approach roads overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Tuesday 23 July for two nights.

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 junction 5 Eastleigh to 3 Southampton, Hampshire: street lighting

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the street lighting along the M27 takes place this week. The M27 westbound carriageway from junction 5 to junction 3 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July. A signed diversion will be in place via Chilworth, North Baddesley and the A3057.

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 August.

In addition, the southbound exit slip road will be closed from 10pm on Friday 26 July through to 6am on Monday 29 July. A signed diversion will be in place via the University Interchange then via Guildford centre.

A3 Ockham, Surrey: safety barrier

Work to ensure road user safety by replacing sections of old safety barrier near Ockham continues this week. Lane closures will be in place on the north and southbound carriageways overnight, between 9pm and 6am, until Friday 2 August (Monday to Friday only).

A27 Havant, Hampshire: vegetation

Work to maintain vegetation along the A27 near Havant takes place this week. The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Tuesday 23 July for four nights. A signed diversion will be in place via the Warblington junction and return.

A31 Cadnam to Ringwood, Hampshire: road markings and resurfacing

Work to resurface a section of the A31 westbound carriageway near Picket Post and renew road markings along the A31 and M27 finishes week. The road will be closed from junction 2 of the M27 to Poulner Hill at Ringwood overnight, between 10pm and 6am, until Wednesday 24 July. A signed diversion will be in place via the A36 to Salisbury then the A338 to Ringwood.

A31 Ringwood to St Leonards, Dorset: street lighting

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the street lighting along the A31 takes place this week. The A31 westbound carriageway from the Ashley Heath roundabout to Boundary Lane roundabout will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Friday 26 July. A signed diversion will be in place via the A338 towards Bournemouth, West Parley and Ferndown.

A34 Highclere, Hampshire: drainage

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the drainage system along the A34 near Beacon Hill takes place this week. Lane closures will be in place on the A34 north and southbound carriageways overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 22 July for five nights.

A34 Didcot, Oxfordshire to Chieveley, West Berkshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A34 continues this week. The A34 southbound carriageway will be closed from the A4130 Milton Interchange to Chieveley overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 22 July for four nights. A signed diversion will be in place via the A417 to Wantage, south on the A338 to Hungerford, then east along the A4 back to the A34 at Newbury.

A404 Hurley, Berkshire: layby resurfacing

Work to improve journeys by resurfacing the entry and exit for the Hurley lay-by takes place this week. The A404 northbound carriageway will be closed from the A4130 Burchetts Green junction to the Bisham roundabout overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Monday 22 July. A signed diversion will be in place via Henley-on-Thames and Marlow.

A404(M) junction 9b Maidenhead, Berkshire: street lighting

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the street lighting around junction 9b takes place this week. Lane closures will be in place on the north and southbound slip roads overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Thursday 25 July for two nights.

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