Road closures and road works planned for the week ahead

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Planned roadworks in the East of England: Weekly summary for Monday to Sunday (December 2).

ROADWORKS

M1 northbound, junction 11A: technology maintenance

Work to maintain technology assets on the M1 northbound at junction 11a takes place on Tuesday 27 November, with working hours of 9pm to 6am. During the work, there will be a hard shoulder closure and a full closure to the exit slip road. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place via junction 12.

M11 junction 7 both directions: cable replacement


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Work to reinstate temporarily bypassed power and communications cables continues on Monday 26 November for one week. Lane one of both carriageways will be closed on the approaches and underneath junction 7 between 9pm and 5am. As a consequence of the works, the M11 junction 7 northbound slip road will be reduced to single lane running, also between 9pm and 5am. No diversions required.

M40 junctions 1 to 15: routine maintenance

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Routine maintenance works include of slip roads and through junctions with two lanes. Works include sweeping, drainage cleaning, litter picking, vegetation cutting, white lining, street lighting maintenance, defect repair (including street lighting defects), inspection of the assets including structures and safety fence repair.

These works will continue until late November, over subsequent nights from 8pm, with planned re-opening times 7am on weeknights and 8am on weekends.

On Wednesday 28 November there will be a closure of the north and southbound carriageways from junction 9 diverge point with exit slip to Junction 9 merge point with entry slip.

Diversion:

Northbound road users will leave the M40 at junction 9 and travel around the roundabout to re-join the M40 on the entry slip. Southbound road users will do the reverse.

On Thursday 29 November there will be a closure of the north and southbound exit and entry slip at junction 15 from diverge point with carriageway to the roundabout with A46/A429.

Diversion:

Northbound exit slip road users will continue along the M40 and bear left to join the M42 northbound. Leave the M42 at junction 4, travel around the roundabout to re-join the M42 southbound and then bear left to re-join the M40 southbound. Then travel southbound to leave at junction 15.

Southbound entry slip road users will continue around junction 15 roundabout to join the M40 northbound and travel north and bear left to join the M42 northbound. Leave the M42 at junction 4, travel around the roundabout to re-join the M42 southbound and then bear left to re-join the M40 southbound. Then travel southbound to junction 15

On Friday 30 November there will be a closure of the northbound exit slip at junction 3 from diverge point with main carriageway to roundabout with A40/A4094. There is also a closure of the northbound entry slip at junction 1 from roundabout with A40/A412/A4020 to the merge point with main carriageway.

Diversion:

Exit slip road users will continue around Denham roundabout and join the A40 southbound and leave at Swakeleys Roundabout exit. Travel around the roundabout and join the A40 northbound to join the M40 at junction 1.

Entry slip road users will continue to travel northbound along the M40 and leave at junction 4. Turn right at the roundabout onto the A404 to High Wycombe. Continue on the A404 until the roundabout with A40 is reached and turn right onto the A40 to return to junction 3.

A1/A428 junction at Wyboston: bridge repairs

Work to repair the flyover at this junction continues this week. On Tuesday 27 November there will be a full closure of the A428 westbound slip road to the northbound A1 from 9pm to 6am, with a short diversion via the A1 southbound to the Black Cat roundabout to join the A1 northbound.

A14 junctions 55 to 58, Ipswich: road marking renewal

Work to improve road user safety by renewing the road markings takes place this week.

The eastbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 55 and 58 between 9pm and 5am on Monday night with a signed diversion via the A12 and A1214.

CLOSURES

A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire: major improvements

Construction work on the new A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme is under way. We are currently carrying out a variety of tasks for which we need to close lanes or carriageways on the A1, A14 and some local roads at times, usually overnight between 8pm and 6am, unless otherwise stated. A clearly signed diversion route will always be in place for closures.

Full closures:

Monday 26 to Friday 30 November (five nights)

A428 eastbound Madingley to A14 eastbound junction 34

Motorway traffic will travel south on the M11, east on A505 and north on A11 to re-join the A14. Non-motorway traffic will be diverted on local roads through Cambridge.

M11 junction 14 exit slip

A14 westbound between junctions 36 and 31

Motorway traffic will travel south on the A11, west on the A505 and then north on the M11.

Non-motorway traffic will divert on local roads through Cambridge

Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 November (three nights)

A1 northbound between Brampton Hut and Alconbury

Vehicles will be diverted east on the A14, then north on the A14 link road to re-join the A1

Wednesday 28 November (one night)

A14 westbound Brampton Hut junction 21 to Ellington junction 20

Vehicles will follow the A14 link road at junction 23 to travel north on the A1(M) then travel west on the A605 to re-join the A14 at junction 13. Non motorway traffic west at Wooley Road, south on Ellington Road and west at Wooley Hill to re-join the A14

A14 eastbound junction 28 exit and entry slips (Cambridge Services)

Thursday 29 November (one night)

A1 southbound between Alconbury and Brampton Hut

Vehicles will be diverted south on the A14 link road, then west on the A14, to re-join the A1 at Brampton Hut

Thursday 29 to Friday 30 November (two nights)

Buckingway Road

Friday 30 November 9pm to Monday 3 December 5am

A1 southbound between Alconbury and Brampton Hut

Vehicles will be diverted south on the A14 link road, then west on the A14, to re-join the A1 at Brampton Hut

Friday 30 November 9pm to Monday 3 December 5am

A1198 Ermine Street, between London Road roundabout and B1040/Papworth Everard

Offord Road

Saturday 1 December 6am to 6pm

A1 southbound Brampton Village exit and entry slips

Drivers wishing to access the A1 southbound from Brampton will need to exit the village at junction 22 of the A14/ Drivers wishing to access Brampton from the A1 southbound will also need to use junction 22 of the A14.

LANE CLOSURES

Monday 26 to Friday 30 November (five nights)

A14 westbound between junction 37 and junction 36, lanes two and three closed

A428 eastbound between Hardwick and Madingley, lane two closed

Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 November (three nights)

A1 northbound between Brampton village and Brampton Hut, lane two closed

Monday 26 to Thursday 29 November (four nights)

A14 eastbound between junction 20 and junction 21, lane one closed

Brampton Hut roundabout full outer ring, lane one and two closed

Tuesday 27 to Wednesday 28 November (two nights)

A14 westbound between junction 22 and junction 21, lane one closed

Thursday 29 November (one night)

A1 southbound between junction 15 and junction 14, lanes two, three and four closed

Friday 30 November 9pm to Monday 3 December 5am

A1 southbound between junction 15 and junction 14, lanes two, three and four closed

For more information about this scheme, visit http://roads.highways.gov.uk/projects/a14-cambridge-to-huntingdon/, or stay updated by following us on https://twitter.com/a14c2h and https://en-gb.facebook.com/A14C2H/.

A47 Guyhirn: slope stabilisation, vegetation clearance

Works to stabilise the A47 westbound slope has begun. No diversion will be required as we have widened the road at the works site to accommodate two-way traffic where a 40mph speed restriction will be in place.

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