A23 Brighton Road Hooley improvements

Proposed scheme to improve congestion and safety on the A23 Brighton Road, Hooley, Surrey.

Region:  South East
Start date:  April 2020 (TBC)
Cost:  ÂŁ3.8 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  March 2021 (TBC)
Programme:  Junction Improvement programme

Progress report

The scheme design has been completed following a second public information event in March 2019. However, due to a review of schemes set to be delivered this financial year (2019/20), the A23 Brighton Road Hooley improvement has been delayed.

This means we will no longer look to start construction of the A23 Brighton Road Hooley improvement in this financial year. The earliest we will look to start this scheme is now April 2020. We will make a further decision as to whether the scheme will proceed in January 2020.

What's next?

If the scheme is taken forward, residents will be contacted further with specific construction dates.

Timeline

Date Event
July 2018 Public information events
December 2018 Complete detailed design
March 2019 Public information events
April 2020 (TBC) Start of construction works
March 2021 (TBC) Planned completion of the works

Why we need this scheme

The A23 Brighton Road through Hooley is a strategic route between Brighton and London, and is a key route for motorists travelling to and from Gatwick Airport.

The proposed scheme will ease congestion, improve safety and provide better links for pedestrians and cyclists.

Aims

  • reduce accident rates
  • reduce congestion
  • improve traffic flow
  • improve provision for cyclists and pedestrians

The scheme in detail

Proposed improvements include:

  • reduction in speed limit from 40mph to 30mph through residential area
  • upgrade and synchronise the existing traffic signal timings through the crossroads of the A23 with Netherne Drive and Star Lane
  • new shared footway/cycleway along the A23
  • widen the A23 northbound to two lanes from Church Lane to Netherne Drive
  • widen the A23 southbound to two lanes from Netherne Drive to the Esso garage

Environmental information

We are aware that Hooley is in an Air Quality Management Area and the scheme will ensure there is no detriment to air quality.

Project media files and documents

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J8 and J9 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 23:29 on 15 November 2019 to 05:30 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:31 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise entry slip at junction J8 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:24 pm
Location : The M23 southbound between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 05:00 on 23 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:12 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J7 from the M23 north. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 05:00 on 23 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:12 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 05:00 on 23 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:12 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J7 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 05:00 on 23 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:12 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Emergency Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:01 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:01 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J8 and J9 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 11:01 pm
Location : The M23 southbound between junctions J8 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 10:34 pm
Location : The M23 northbound between junctions J10 and J8 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 16 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 9:14 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 18 November 2019 to 20 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 4:04 pm
Location : The M23 southbound between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 18 November 2019 to 20 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 4:04 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 November 2019 to 05:00 on 19 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 12:23 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 November 2019 to 05:00 on 19 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 12:23 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J6 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 November 2019 to 05:00 on 19 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 15, 2019, 12:23 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 November 2019 to 22 November 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 06:00 on 23 November 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 25 November 2019 to 29 November 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 29 November 2019 to 06:00 on 30 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 10:14 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 November 2019 to 22 November 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 06:00 on 23 November 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 25 November 2019 to 29 November 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 29 November 2019 to 06:00 on 30 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 10:14 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J6 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 November 2019 to 05:00 on 21 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 10:14 pm
Location : The M25 clockwise at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 November 2019 to 05:00 on 21 November 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 10:14 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 18 November 2019 to 22 November 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 November 2019 to 06:00 on 23 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 1:12 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J7 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 18 November 2019 to 20 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: November 12, 2019, 6:04 pm
Location : The M25 anticlockwise at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 18 November 2019 to 20 November 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: November 12, 2019, 6:04 pm

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