M4 closures this weekend will see road shut at Slough
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M4 closures this weekend will see road shut at Slough

12/07/2022  |   34 Views

Drivers face another weekend of delays as the M4 is set to close.

Two stretches of the motorway will be closed from Friday night but only one closure will last all weekend.

The M4 will be closed in both directions between junction 6 for Slough and junction 5 for Langley from Friday, December 10 until the early hours of Monday, December 13 for smart motorway works.

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There will also be an overnight slip road closure at junction 12.

The eastbound carriageway between junction 15 for Swindon and junction 14 for Hungerford will also be closed overnight on Friday, December 10.

Drivers using the M4 and surrounding roads this weekend are warned to expect delays and allow extra time for their journeys.

The eastbound carriageway of the M4 will be shut overnight for resurfacing works. The closure will begin at 8pm on Friday, December 10 and the road is due to reopen by 6am on Saturday, December 11.

M4 closures this weekend will see road shut at Slough

Drivers will be diverted off the motorway at junction 15 for Swindon and should follow a signed diversion taking them via the local road network to return to the motorway at junction 14 for Hungerford.

They are warned to allow more time for their journeys and to plan ahead.

The eastbound slip road is due to be closed overnight on Friday, December 10.

The junction 12 slip road at Theale will closed towards Reading from 9pm on Friday. The road will be closed until 6am on Saturday, December 11.

Drivers wanting to use the M4 will need to get on to the motorway at junction 11. They will be diverted up the A4 towards Reading turning right at the Castle Hill roundabout and then joining the A33, to rejoin the motorway at junction 11. The closure is part of the ongoing smart motorway works.

The motorway will be shut in both directions for the entire weekend between junction 6 for Slough and junction 5 for Langley.

The road closure will begin at 9pm on Friday, December 10 and the road is due to reopen by 6am on Monday, December 13.

Drivers should expect delays and have been urged to allow more time for their journeys.

All traffic will be diverted off the motorway onto the A4 and A355 or this route in reverse. Other traffic should follow local diversions. The diversions will be signed.

There are no weekend closures throughout the remainder of December.

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