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M4 MOTORWAY-JUNCTIONS 6- 13 TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

Notice ID: MF0280472

Notice effective from
14th June 2018 to 14th July 2018

M4 MOTORWAY-JUNCTIONS 6- 13 TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS
Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited intends to make an Order on the M4 Motorway in the County of Buckinghamshire and the Unitary Authorities of Windsor & Maidenhead, Slough, Bracknell Forest, Wokingham, Reading and West Berkshire, under Sections 14(1)(a) and 14(5)(b) and as permitted by Section 15(2)(b) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works are proposed to be executed on the road. The effect of the Order would be:-1)to authorise the phased (in sections) 24-hour closure of:-
a) both carriageways of the M4 between Junction 6 (A355) and Junction 13 (A34);

b) the following connecting roads;

i) the slip road leading from the eastbound carriageway of the M4 at Junction 6 (A355);

ii) the slip road leading to the westbound carriageway of the M4 at Junction 6

(A355);
iii) the slip roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M4 at Junction 7 (Huntercombe Spur);

iv) the slip roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M4 at Junction 8/9 (Maidenhead Interchange) (A404M/A308M);

v) the roads connecting from both carriageways of the M4 to both carriageways of the A329(M) at Junction 10 (Winnersh Interchange) (A329(M));

vi) the roads connecting to both carriageways of the M4 from both carriageways of the A329(M) at Junction 10 (Winnersh Interchange) (A329(M));

vii) the roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M4 at Junction 11 (Reading Interchange) (A33);

viii) the roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M4 at Reading Services;

ix) the roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M4 at Junction 12 (Theale Interchange) (A4);

x) the road leading from the westbound carriageway of the M4 at Junction 13 (Chieveley Interchange) (A34); and

xi) the road leading to the eastbound carriageway of the M4 at Junction 13 (Chieveley Interchange) (A34);

2) to impose a 24-hour 50mph speed restriction (raised to 60 mph when circumstances permit) when works are being performed and the carriageways are open on -

a) both carriageways of the M4 between Wood Lane overbridge and the A340 overbridge;

b) both carriageways of the A329(M) between the B3030 overbridge and the A321 overbridge;

c) the connecting roads listed in 1(b)(iii - ix) above;

3) to impose a 24-hour width restriction of 2.75 metres in lane 3 in the carriageways described in 2) a) above;

4) permit hard shoulder running adjacent to in the carriageways described in 2) a) above; and

5) permit HGV's in the outside lane of the carriageways described in 1) a) above.

These measures would be in the interests of road safety while contractors undertake Smart Motorway enabling works, to include the conversion of the existing hard shoulder into a running lane, the creation of emergency refuge areas, carriageway surfacing and marking, gantry, signage, signalling and electrical works, bridge works, drainage works, barrier, fencing and landscaping works and all associated work. It is expected that the work would last for approximately 4 years starting on or after
Monday 16th July 2018.
The Order would come into force on 14th July 2018 and continue until completion of the works. Traffic affected by the closures would be diverted via other junctions of the M4, and by using the A329(M), A404(M), A4, A33, A339, A355, A3290, B3270, Rose Kiln Lane and Wharfedale Road. The diversion in operation would vary according to the closure in force. The temporary closures, speed and lane width restrictions, hard shoulder and outside lane permissions, and diversion routes would be clearly indicated by traffic signs when they are in operation during the works period.
M Taylor, an Official of Highways England Co Ltd. Ref: HE/SE/2018/M4/163 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.
For enquiries, please contact the Customer
Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000
or info@highwaysengland.co.uk. http://www.highways.gov.uk

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