ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1)(a) AND (c)Notice ID: MF0282624
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14(1)(a) AND (c)
AND REGULATION 16(2) OF THE MOTORWAY TRAFFIC
(ENGLAND AND WALES) REGULATIONS 1982
THE M40 MOTORWAY (JUNCTIONS 6 TO 10)
(TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited (a) has made an Order on the M40 Motorway in the Districts of Wycombe in the County of Buckinghamshire and the Districts of South Oxfordshire and Cherwell in the County of Oxfordshire. This is to enable carriageway resurfacing, traffic detector loop installation and routine maintenance works to the slip roads and carriageway between Junctions 6 and 10 to be carried out in safety.
The works are expected to take place overnight 8pm - 8am between 5 July and 31 August 2018. The works will be carried out in phases using carriageway and slip road closures, hard shoulder running and a temporary mandatory speed restriction. The prohibitions will be applied only to the extent that is necessary for particular works to be undertaken and will apply during such times and to such extent as will be indicated by traffic signs.
The effect of the Order will be to-
1. impose a speed restriction of 50 miles per hour on the M40 -
? northbound carriageway from the entry slip road at J6 to the entry slip road at J10, and
? southbound carriageway from the exit slip road at J10 to the entry slip road at J6.
2. close, in phases, the M40 -
? northbound and southbound carriageways between J6 and J10, diverting traffic off and back on again via the slip roads,
? northbound and southbound Oxford Spurs leading to and from the
A40 at J8,
? northbound and southbound exit and entry slip roads at J6, J8A and J9, and
? northbound exit and southbound entry slip road at J7.
During the slip road and Oxford Spur closures, traffic wishing to enter or leave the M40 will be diverted on or off the motorway at the nearest open slip road and return to the original junction via the opposite carriageway in order to continue their journey.
The temporary speed restriction (which will not apply to emergency service or special forces vehicles), closures (which will not apply to works, emergency service or traffic officer vehicles) and diversion routes will be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the works. The Order will come into force on 2 July 2018 and continue in force until
31 August 2018.
Mrs Y A Tomkins, Highways England Company Limited (a) Registered in England and Wales under company no. 9346363. Registered office Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GUI 4LZ.
General Enquiries relating to this notice may be made in writing to Annette Hodgman at the Highways England, Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7LW by telephoning 0300 470 4865 or by email to Annette.Hodgman@highwaysengland.co.uk.