Junction improvement programme
We're investing over £50 million to improve the operation and performance to eight junctions around the M25. The majority of funds are coming from the Department for Transport congestion relief fund.
These improvements will deliver safer and more reliable journeys for our customers, and manage the ever-increasing volume of traffic using the M25.
The two schemes currently under way are listed under ‘Project Information’. The status of the other five are:
- M25 junction 2, Kent: Completed
- M25 junction 13, Surrey: Completed
- A13 North Stifford, Essex: Works start Autumn 2021
- M25 junction 3, Kent: On hold
- M25 junction 8, Surrey: On hold
- A23 Brighton Road Hooley Improvements, Surrey: On hold
Work began in May 2020, with a current focus on the two main islands in the centre of the roundabout, with drainage and excavation works under way. Our teams have recently changed from daytime working to overnight working, and works will now be carried out in shifts between 8pm and 5.30am, Monday to Friday.
Further footway, cycleway and carriageway improvements are planned.
The overall progress of the junction 23 improvement scheme is now over 80% complete. Work on the M25 anti-clockwise exit slip road is now complete, and all required sheet piling works have now been carried out.
Carriageway resurfacing and the installation of new street lighting and traffic signals have commenced on the A1 southbound entry slip road and the junction 23 gyratory.
Work on Bignells Corner has been temporarily suspended and is currently planned to resume in late November.
Work will take place between September and December 2021, and will see the layout of the North Stifford junction improved to create safer and more reliable journeys.
View the A13 North Stifford webpage here.