Planned Roadworks in the East of England week commencing 8 October

Living Magazine Roadworks

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 5 October but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

M40 junctions 1 to 15: routine maintenance

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 Thursday 11 October there will be a closure on the Southbound and northbound Oxford Spur (A40) from diverge point at A418 exit slip to merge point with M40 at Junction 8.
    Road users will leave the A40 at the A418 southbound exit slip and travel east along the A418. Travel to M40 Junction 8A and turn right at the second roundabout to join the M40 southbound.
  • On Friday 12 October there will a closure on the northbound entry and exit slip at Junction 12 from diverge point with main carriageway to junction with B4451.
    Exit slip traffic – Road users will continue to travel northbound along the M40 and leave at Junction 13 exit slip. Turn right and right again to re-join the M40 southbound and travel southbound to leave at Junction 12 exit slip.
    Entry slip traffic – Road users will join the M40 southbound and travel south to leave the M40 at Junction 11 exit slip. Travel right around the roundabout to re-join the M40 northbound. Travel northbound back to Junction 12.

Issued by Highways England.