M3 9 to 14 safety barrier improvements closure bulletin week commencing 7 March 2022

Preparation work for the M3 9 to 14 safety barrier improvements project, which involves verge, drainage, and cabling work is still underway. This is essential because traffic will be using the existing hard shoulder while we work in the central reservation later this year.

To get the hard shoulder ready perpetration work continues under daytime hard shoulder closures. Some planned overnight lane closures, carriageway and/or slip road closures are needed to carry out work activities. All overnight traffic management for lane closures, carriageway and/or slip road closures will usually be rolled out from 9pm and taken off by 6am.

 Planned slip road closures for this week are:

  • M3 junction 9 – the M3 junction 9 southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight on Wednesday 9 March 2022.
  • Diversion: Join the A272 southbound on to the A31 southbound to the join the M3 at junction 10 southbound.
  • M3 junction 11 – the M3 junction 11 southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight on Thursday 10 March 2022.
  • Diversion: continue on the M3 to junction 12 southbound, exit and turn around and re-join the M3 at junction 12 northbound and exit the M3 at junction 11
  • M3 junction 14 / M27 junction 4 – the M3 junction 14 southbound link road to M27 junction 4 eastbound will be closed overnight on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 March 2022.
  • Diversion: Continue on the M3 southbound through junction 14 to the Chillworth roundabout (A27), turnaround and re-enter the M3 junction 14 northbound and exit the M3 at junction 13 northbound, join the A335 eastbound (Leigh Road), then head southbound on to Passfield Avenue, head west on Chestnut Avenue to Stoneham Lane roundabout, head southbound to the M27 junction 5 eastbound.

If you have any questions about the M3 9 to 14 safety barrier improvements project, please contact National Highways by:

  • Email – info@highwaysengland.co.uk
  • Phone – 0300 123 5000
  • Letter – M3 9 to 14 safety barrier improvements, National Highways, 2 Colmore Square, Birmingham, B4 6BN

You can also find out more about National Highways by visiting their website at: National Highways – Highways England or scan the QR code here:

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