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THE M40 MOTORWAY JUNCTIONS 1TO 6 AND THE A40 TRUNK ROAD (DENHAM BUCKINGHAMSHIRE) 1TO 6) AND (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2017

Notice ID: MF0232785

Notice effective from
18th August 2017 to 17th September 2017

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1)(a) AND (c) AND PARAGRAPH 27(1) OF SCHEDULE 9, AND THE MOTORWAY TRAFFIC (ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 1982 -REGULATION 16(2) THE M40 MOTORWAYJJUNCTIONS 1-6)AND THE A40 TRUNK ROAD (DENHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE) 1-6)AND (TEMPORARYRESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2017

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited (a) intends to make an Order on the M40 Motorway and A40 Trunk Road in the Districts of South Buckinghamshireand Wycombeinthe County of Buckinghamshireand theDistrictofSouth Oxfordshireinthe County of Oxfordshire. This is to enable annual routine maintenance, carriageway resurfacing and inspection works to all the slip roads and several lengths of carriageway,between Junctions 1and 5, and noise barrier installation between Junctions 3and 6, to be carried out in safety The works areexpected to take place overnight (8pm -7am; continuing to 8am on Saturday and Sunday mornings) starting on Friday ISeptember 2017 and to last for up to 9months. The works would be carried out in phases using full carriageway or slip road closures and lane closures with hardshoulder running. Theremay also be weekend closures of the slip roads at J3 and J5 in connection with the noise barrier works between October 2017 and March 2018. The prohibitions would be applied only to the extent that is necessary for particular works to be undertaken and would only apply during such times and to such extent as would be indicated by traffic signs. The effect of the Order would be to -

1. Impose for 24 hours daily a50miles per hour speed limit -southbound from the entry slip road at J6 to the A40 at the B483/B467 Swakeleys Roundabout, Denham, northbound from apoint on the A40 200 metres west of the B483/ B467 Swakeleys Roundabout, Denham to the entry slip road at J6, M40 southbound exit slip road at J1, A40 southbound entry slip road at M40 J1, A40 northbound exit slip road at M40 J1, M40 northbound entry slip road at J1, M40 southbound exit slip road at J1Ato its merge with the M25 clockwise and anticlockwise at J16, M40 northbound exit slip road at J1A to its merge with the M25 clockwise and anticlockwise at J16, M40 southbound entry slip road at J1A from the M25 clockwise at J16, M40 southbound entry slip road at J1A from the M25 anticlockwise at J16, M40 northbound entry slip road at J1A from the M25 anticlockwise at J16, M40 southbound entry slip road at J1A from the M25 clockwise at J16, and M40 northbound entry slip road of J1A from M25 clockwise at J16, M40 northbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 3 to the entry slip road at Junction 5, and M40 southbound carriageway from the exit slip road at Junction 5 to the entry slip road at Junction 3.

2. close the M40 - northbound entry and southbound exit slip roads at J1, northboundand southbound entry slip roads at J1A from the clockwise carriageway of the M25 at J16, and the southbound exit slip road at J1A to both the clockwise and anti-clockwise carriageways of the M25 at J16,

*northbound and southbound entry slip roads at J1A from the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25 at J16, and the northbound exit slip road at J1A to both the clockwise and anti-clockwise carriageways of the M25 at J16,
*northbound exit and southbound entry slip roads at J3, northbound and southbound entry and exit slip roads at J2, J4 and J5 including the dedicated northbound entry slip road from the A404 at J4,
* northboundcarriageway between the exit and entry slip roads at J1,
* southbound carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads at J1A,
* southbound carriageway between the exit and entry slip roads at J4,
* northbound carriageway between the exit slip road at J3 and the entry slip road at J4, and
* southbound carriageway between the exit slip road at J4 to the entry slip road at J3,

and the A40 -
* southbound entry slip road at M40 J1, and
* northbound exit slip road at M40 J1.

When a slip road is closed traffic wishing to enter or leave the M40 would be diverted on or off the motorway at the nearest open slip road and return to the original junction via the opposite carriageway in order to continue their journey,and for carriageway closures traffic would be diverted off and back onto the motorway via the exit and entry slip roads. The temporary mandatory speed limit (which would not apply to emergency services or special forces vehicles) and closures (which would not apply to emergency services, winter maintenance or works vehicles) would be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the works. The M40 Motorway (Junctions 1 to Junction 5) and the A40 Trunk Road (Denham, Buckinghamshire) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2017 (2017/745) would be revoked by this Order. The Order would come into force on 1 September2017 and have a maximum duration of 18 months.
Mrs Y A Tomkins, Highways England Company Limited. (a) Registered in England and Wales under company no. 9346363. Registered Office: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LZ. General Enquiries relating to this notice may be made in writing to Annette Hodgman at Highways England Company Limited, Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW; email Annette.hodgman@highwaysengland.co.uk  or by telephoning 0300 470 4865.

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