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, 26th 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 7 at Slough West 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 29th July are as follows:

•         The M4 eastbound carriageway between junctions 11 (Reading) and 10 (Wokingham) will be closed overnight on Tuesday 30th July and Thursday 1st August. Clearly signed diversions will be in place utilising the B3270, A3290, and A329M.

•         The M4 westbound carriageway between junctions 8/9 (Maidenhead) and 10 (Wokingham) will be closed overnight on Friday 2nd August. Clearly signed diversions will be in place utilising the A404M, A4, A3290 and A329M. A contingency booking is in place for Saturday 3rd August.

There are also slip road closures booked as follows:

•         Junction 7 – the westbound exit slip will be closed overnight on 31st July and 1st August.

•         Junction 8/9 – the westbound entry slip will be closed overnight on 29th, 30th, 31st July and 1st August.

•         Junction 10 – the westbound entry slip from the A329M southbound (slip road 6) will be closed overnight on Thursday 1st August.

•         Junction 11 – the eastbound entry slip will be closed overnight on 29th and 31st July.


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 continues this week. The M27 westbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 2 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, until Monday 5 August (Monday to Friday only). A signed diversion will be in place via Romsey.

 

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.

M27 junction 12 / M275 Portsmouth, Hampshire: street lighting

Work to ensure road user safety by maintaining the street lighting at the M27/M275 interchange takes place this week.  The northbound link from the M275 to the A27 eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Monday 29 July. A signed diversion will be in place via the westbound link.

In addition, the northbound link from the M275 to the M27 westbound carriageway, and the westbound entry slip road at junction 12 will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Wednesday 31 July for 3 nights. A signed diversion will be in place via the eastbound link.

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.

A31 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 eastbound carriageway will be closed from the Ameysford roundabout to the Azalea roundabout, and the westbound carriageway will be closed from the Azalea roundabout to the West Moors junction overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Wednesday 31 July for 2 nights. Signed diversions will be in place.

A34/M3 junction 9 Winchester, Hampshire: road markings

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings around the Winnall roundabout takes place this week.  The roundabout, the north and southbound exit slip roads, the northbound Spitfire Link, Easton Lane and the A34 southbound carriageway from the A272 Three Maids Hill junction will all be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, from Monday 29 July for 2 nights.  Signed diversions will be in place via Winchester and the M3.

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

Work to improve journeys by renewing the road markings along the A34 continues this week. The A34 northbound carriageway from Chieveley (M4 junction 13) to the A4130 Milton Interchange will be closed overnight, between 9.00pm and 6.00am, from Monday 29 July for 5 nights. A signed diversion will be in place via the A4, A338 and A417 for non-motorway vehicles; and via the M4, A338 and A417 for motorway permitted vehicles.

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