M27 Southampton junctions

Improvements to the M27 and A3024 at Windhover roundabout and two local railway bridges.

Region:  South East
Start date:  March 2020
Cost:  ¬£130 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

From 19 September to 31 October 2017 we consulted on the proposal to improve the route into and out of Southampton via the A3024 corridor between the M27 junction 8 and Six Dials junction. The scheme will assist in reducing delays on the M27 between junctions 5 and 8.

Intrusive surveys have been completed on site and the analysis is currently being developed. The data is required to further refine the design and provide important information on ground conditions.

What's next?

Once the analysis is complete, a consultation report will be compiled and published at the time of the Preferred Route Announcement. The intrusive survey results will be compiled and used to inform the next stage of the scheme.

Timeline

Date Event
Autumn 2017 Public consultation
Winter 2018 / spring 2019 Preferred Route Announcement

Why we need this scheme

Safety is a key concern as 196 accidents were recorded from 2011 to 2015 between Windhover Roundabout and Northam Road Rail Bridge. 23% of these resulted in serious injury and 27% involved pedestrians or cyclists.

The M27 junction 8 was in the top 50 sites for casualties between 2009 and 2011.

The Bitterne Gating System, a series of linked traffic signals on the A3024 corridor, restricts access from many side roads and holds some traffic back on the edge of Southampton during the morning peak period.

Poor air quality associated with vehicle emissions is currently an issue on the A3024 Bitterne Road West. The local authorities are keen to make improvements to encourage more sustainable modes of transport such as walking, cycling or public transport in an effort to improve air quality and health.

Congestion at Windhover Roundabout is a combination of localised peak time (7am to 10am and 4pm to 7pm) traffic and rat-running to avoid M27 junction 8 tailbacks.

If traffic congestion and queuing is not addressed on the local network, planned housing and employment growth will be compromised and the impacts of poor air quality will continue.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:

  • support local and regional economic growth by improving traffic flow, capacity and connectivity and reducing journey times along the M27 junction 8 and the A3024 Corridor
  • improve safety by reducing conflict between pedestrians, cyclists and traffic the M27 between junction 8 and junction 5
  • deliver a more free-flowing network reducing congestion along the M27 and the A3024, and improving connectivity between east and west of the M27 via the M27 junction 8
  • support Southampton City Council‚Äôs efforts to improve local air quality
  • support the local authorities strategic aims by maximising opportunities for sustainable travel ‚Äď buses, walkers and cyclists
  • support long-term sustainable economic growth plans

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:53 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:53 am
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A3M . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 23:59 on 20 February 2019 to 06:00 on 21 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:59 pm
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A3M . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:59 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:00 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:00 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 11:00 pm
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:22 pm
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:22 pm
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:22 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 February 2019 to 1 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 March 2019 to 9 March 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 March 2019 to 06:00 on 13 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 February 2019 to 1 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 5 March 2019 to 9 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 March 2019 to 06:00 on 13 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 13 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 February 2019 to 1 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 5 March 2019 to 9 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 March 2019 to 06:00 on 13 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 February 2019 to 1 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 5 March 2019 to 9 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 March 2019 to 06:00 on 13 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:02 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J8 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:32 on 20 February 2019 to 17:00 on 26 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:36 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J8 and J9 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:36 pm
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J9 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:03 on 15 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:26 pm
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A3M . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The A27 westbound exit slip to the A3023 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A3M . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A259 Havant and the junction with the A3M . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The A27 westbound exit slip to the A3M . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A3023 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J8 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 26 February 2019 to 17:00 on 26 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 2:32 pm
Location : The M27 westbound entry slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 10 May 2019 to 06:00 on 11 May 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 May 2019 to 06:00 on 14 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:12 pm
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 February 2019 to 06:00 on 24 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:41 am
Location : The M27 eastbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 February 2019 to 06:00 on 24 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:41 am
Location : The A27 westbound exit slip to the A2030 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 March 2019 to 16 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 18 March 2019 to 22 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 March 2019 to 06:00 on 26 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M3 eastbound between the M27 eastbound and junction J13 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 March 2019 to 16 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 18 March 2019 to 22 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 March 2019 to 06:00 on 26 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J8 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 06:00 on 24 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J9 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A27 westbound entry slip from the A2030 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M3 eastbound between the M27 eastbound and junction J13 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am

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