M20 junctions 8 to 9 temporary solution (forming part of Operation Brock)

The M20 junction 8 to 9 temporary solution forms one phase of Operation Brock, which aims to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to the strategic network to cross channel travel.

Region:  South East
Start date:   June 2018
Cost:  ¬£30 million
Status:  
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  March 2019
Programme:  Operation Stack solutions

This is no longer in operation.

The Operation Brock barrier was removed in January 2020 following notification from the Government that there was no longer a risk of Brexit related disruption at the ports.

The Kent Resilience Forum (which includes Highways England) are working with the Government on a longer term solution.

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Location : The M20 eastbound exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: May 24, 2020, 7:05 pm
Location : The M2 eastbound between junctions J4 and J5 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2020 to 1 June 2020.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M2 westbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2020 to 1 June 2020.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M20 eastbound between junctions J3 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 May 2020 to 06:00 on 8 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 10:12 am
Location : The M20 westbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 May 2020 to 06:00 on 26 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 1:30 pm

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The A30 is closed eastbound between the B3260 and the A382 due to a collision
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am

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