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Update on significant planned road works on the M23

Alert message sent 05/05/2019 07:16:00

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The following works are scheduled on the M23, subject to weather conditions:

Monday 6 May Bank Holiday - no scheduled closures

Tuesday 7 May for 4 nights

Lane closures leading to a full closure of junction 9 (Gatwick) exit slip northbound and lane 1 on the Gatwick Spur between 10pm and 4am. There will be a fully signed diversion route in place for Gatwick via junction 10 of the M23, A2011, A23, Airport Way and into Gatwick Airport. For the M25, via junction 10 of the M23, A264, A22, Godstone and join at junction 6 of the M25.

Monday 13 May 10pm to 4am

Installation of a super span gantry at junction 8 of the M23 adjacent to the M25. Closures at this location on all carriageways on the M23 north and southbound and the entry and exit slips from the M25. The diversion route will be via junction 6 M25, A22, A264 and re-join at Junction 10 M23.

Tuesday-Wednesday 14 and 15 May 10pm to 4am

Full closure in place from junction 8 to 10 southbound. Diversion route via M25 Junction 6, A22, A264, re-join at junction 10 M23.

Thursday 16 May 9pm to 4am

Full closure from junction 10 to junction 8 northbound plus the Gatwick Spur entry slip will be closed to undertake work. Diversion route via junction 10 of the M23, A264, A22, re-join at junction 6 M25. Diversion for Gatwick, Junction 10 M23, A2011, A23, Airport Way and into Gatwick Airport.

10pm on Friday 17th May to midday on Sunday 19th May

36-hour full carriageway closure at M23 J9 Gatwick Spur (into the Airport only). The southbound exit slip and northbound exit slip will be closed for traffic. There will be NO access into Gatwick Airport from junction 9.  The M23 main carriageway in both directions will be open for traffic. There will be a fully signed diversion route in place. From Junction 10 of the M23 to Gatwick Airport via the A2011, A23, Airport Way leading to the North and South Terminals.

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Derek Pratt (Sussex) (NHWN, Administrator, Sussex)

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