M25 (JUNCTIONS 16-17) AND M40 (JUNCTION 1A) MOTORWAYS TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONSNotice ID: MF0204034
M25 (JUNCTIONS 16-17) AND M40 (JUNCTION 1A) MOTORWAYS TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS
Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited has made an Order on the M25 and M40 Motorways in the Counties of Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, under Section 14(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works are proposed to be executed on the road.
The effect of the Order is, as required in phases:-a to authorise the overnight closure of -
i. the M25 in both directions between Junction 16 (M40 Junction 1a) and Junction 17(A405);
ii. the roads leading to the clockwise carriageway of the M25 from both carriageways of the M40 at Junction 16 (M40 Junction 1a); and
iii. the road leading to the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25 at Junction 17 (A405);
b to impose a 24-hour 50mph speed restriction on the clockwise carriageway of the M25 between Over the Misbourne overbridge and Hornhill Road overbridge;
c to restrict, over periods of 24 hours in the clockwise carriageway of the M25 between a point 400 metres south of Chalfont Lane overbridge and Hornhill Road overbridge
i. the width of vehicles to 3.25 metres on lanes 1 and 2 and 2.5 metres on lanes 3 and 4; and
ii. the passage of Heavy Goods Vehicles (over 7.5 tonnes) in lanes 3 and 4.
These measures are in the interests of road safety while contractors undertake HS2 construction works including slip roads, carriageway reconstruction, resurfacing and associated work, structural maintenance and asset inspections, barrier installation and upgrading, drainage, signage, electrical and technology work and all associated works, and vegetation clearance. It is expected that the work will last for approximately 5 months starting on or after Monday 20th March 2017. The closures will take place as follows:
Monday - Thursday nights - 22:00 to 05:30 Friday nights - 23:00 to 06:00 Saturday nights - 22:00 to 06:00
Sunday nights - 22:30 to 05:30
The Order will come into force on 18 March 2017 and have a maximum duration of eighteen months.
Traffic affected by the closures will be diverted using other junctions of the M25 and M40, the M4, A405 and A412. The diversion in operation will vary according to the closure in force. The closures, speed and width restrictions, and diversion routes will be clearly indicated by traffic signs when they are in operation during the works period.
M Taylor, an Official of Highways England
Ref: HE/SE/2017/M25/51 Highways England Company Limited, (Company No. 9346363). Registered Office: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LZ. A company registered in England and Wales.
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