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M42 Junction 3a to Junction 4 repairs to Concrete Carriageway

M42 Junction 3a to Junction 4 repairs to Concrete Carriageway

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The Project

We are carrying out work to repair sections of the concrete carriageway on the M42 between junction 3a (M40) and junction 4 (A3400).

The work covers a 2 mile section of the M42 where areas of the concrete surface will be removed and replaced with a new material to maintain the road in a safe condition.

Traffic Management

The work starts Friday 11 March for three weeks and will primarily be carried out over the weekends. We intend to work Friday nights from 22:00 to 05:15 and Saturday nights from 22:00 to 07:15 as follows:

  • Southbound carriageway for weekends 11 & 12 March & 18 & 19 March
  • Northbound carriageway for weekends  25 & 26 March & 1 & 2 April 2011

During the weekends of 11-13 March and 18-20 March, the southbound carriageway will be closed between junction 4 and 3a during the work. The northbound carriageway will be closed between junction 3a and 4 during the weekends of 25-27 March and 1-3 April while work is underway.

During work on one carriageway, the other carriageway will remain open as normal and a fully signposted diversion route will be in place using the A3400 and M42.

If work cannot be completed during the above weekends, further work will take place during weekday nights (Monday to Thursday) as required between 22:00 and 05:15, during the final two weeks of the work.

If this additional work is necessary, advanced warning signs will display the relevant closures should they be required.

Please note that this information is not updated in real time. Please check Traffic England for the latest information and current traffic conditions.