M4 MOTORWAY (JUNCTIONS 1 TO 15) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONSNotice ID: MF0282629
M4 MOTORWAY (JUNCTIONS 1 TO 15) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS
Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited has made an Order on the M4 Motorway in the County of Buckinghamshire, the Unitary Authorities of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Reading, Bracknell Forest, West Berkshire, Swindon, and Wiltshire and the London Boroughs of Hounslow and Hillingdon, under Section 14(1)(a) and 14(1)(c) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works are proposed to be executed on the road. The effect of the Order is to:-
1 authorise the overnight closure of both carriageways of the M4 between Junction 1 (A4/A205/A315/ A406) and Junction 5 (A4), and all slip roads leading to and from this length;
b the entire circulatory system at M4 Junction 3 (A312) and Junction 4
(Heathrow Spur Road/A408);
c both carriageways of the M4 between Junction 5 (A4) and Junction 15
(A419/A346), and all slip roads leading to and from this length; and d the entire circulatory system at M4 Junction 8/9 (A308(M)/A404(M)),
Junction 13 (A34) and Junction 15 (A346/A419).
2 impose a mandatory 50mph speed limit on the lengths of carriageway described in 1. (a) above.
3 impose an overnight temporary 10mph speed restriction while traffic is escorted through the works area by a convoy system, on the lengths of carriageway described in 1. (a) and (b) above.
4 authorise the overnight suspension of the Motorway Regulations prohibiting use of the outside lane by HGVs the lengths of carriageway described in 1. (a) above.
These measures are in the interests of road safety while contractors undertake Programmed Cyclical Maintenance (drainage, lighting, signage, inspections and surveys, maintenance and clearance of vegetation, litter picking and clearance, road sweeping, emergency crossing point maintenance, road markings and road studs and clearance of injurious weeds).
The duration of each closure will vary depending on the nature of the maintenance work being undertaken on each occasion. The programme of works will start on or after 8th July 2018. Overnight closures taking place on the M4 and connecting roads between Junctions 6 and 15 will be in operation between 21:00 and 06:00 (maximum period).
Overnight closures and/or speed restrictions taking place on the M4 and connecting roads between Junctions 1 and 5 will be in operation between -Monday-Thursdays 22:00-05:30 Fridays 23:00-06:00
Saturdays 22:00 -06:00
Sundays 22:30 -05:30
The Order will come into force on 8th July 2018 and shall remain in force until 23rd December 2018.
During closures above, traffic affected will be diverted via other junctions of the M4, or by using the M25, A4, A33, A34, A308, A308(M), A312, A322, A329(M), A338, A339, A355, A404(M), A419, A3044, A3113, A3290, A4155, B327 and the B4192. The diversion route will vary depending on the closure in place.
The temporary speed limits, closures and diversion routes will be clearly indicated by traffic signs when they are in operation during the works period. A copy of the M4 Cyclical Maintenance Programme and the intended diversion routes are available from the Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or email at email@example.com This Order will revoke -
(a) The M4 Motorway (Junction 5 - Junction 15) (Temporary Restriction and Prohibition of Traffic) Order 2017;
(b) The M4 Motorway (Junctions 3-5, Link and Slip Roads) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic) Order 201; and
(c) The M4 Motorway (Junctions 1 - 3) (Temporary Prohibition of Traffic)
M Taylor, an Official of Highways England Co Ltd. Ref: HE/SE/5/2018/M4/CMO
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 firstname.lastname@example.org