M25 AND A1(M) MOTORWAYS AND A1 TRUNK ROAD -BIGNELL'S CORNER TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONSNotice ID: MF0504397
M25 AND A1(M) MOTORWAYS AND A1 TRUNK ROAD -BIGNELL'S CORNER TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS
Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited has made an Order on the M25 and A1(M) Motorways and the A1 Trunk Road in the County of Hertfordshire, under Section 14(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works areproposed to be executed on the road.
The effect of the Order is to apply the following restrictions, in phases, at Bignell'sCorner (M25 Junction 23/A1(M)/A1 Junction 1):-
1) to authorise the overnight closureof-
a) the southbound carriageway of the A1(M)/A1 between the exit and entry slip roads at Junction 1;
b) all the slip roads leading to and from both carriageways of the M25;
c) the slip road leading to the northbound carriageway of the A1(M);
d) the slip road leading from the southbound carriageway of the A1(M);
e) the slip road leading from the northbound carriageway of the A1;
f) the slip road leading to the southbound carriageway of the A1; and
g) the entirecirculatory carriageway of the roundabout;
2) to impose a24-hour 3.25 metrewidth restriction on:-
a) both lanes of the road leading from the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25;
b) both lanes of the slip road leading to the southbound carriageway of the A1; and
c) any open lanes of the roundabout;
3) to impose a24-hour 50mph speed limit on:-
a) the road leading from the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M25;
b) the slip road leading to the southbound carriageway of the A1; and
c) the roundabout whereand when sections of it remain open.
These measures areinthe interests of road safety while contractors undertake roundabout widening, junction improvement, and all associated works.
It is expected that the work will last for approximately 11 months starting on or after Monday 19th August 2019. The overnight closures will take place as follows: (maximum hours)
Mondays -Thursdays 22:00 -05:30
Sundays - 22:30 -05:30
with the exception of the slip roads referred to in 1) e) and f) above which may close
The Order will come into force on 17 August 2019 and have amaximum duration of eighteen months, ceasing when the works arecomplete. Traffic affected by the closures will be diverted by leaving and re-joining the carriageway at Bignell sCorner,and by using other junctions on the M25, A1(M) and A1. The diversion in operation will vary according to the closures in force.
The temporary closures, speed limits, lane width restrictions, and diversion routes will be clearly indicated by traffic signs when they are in operation during the works period.
JDownham, an Official of Highways England Co. Ltd. Ref: HE/SE/2019/M25/192 Highways England Company Limited, (Company No. 9346363). Registered Office: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey,GU1 4LZ. Acompany registered in England and Wales.
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