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Notice ID: MF0406758

Notice effective from
5th April 2019 to 5th May 2019

Notice is hereby given that Highways England Company Limited intends to make an Order on the M271 Motorway and A33 in the County of Hampshire and the Unitary Authority of the City of Southampton, under Sections 14(1)(a)and 14(5)(b) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 because works are proposed to be executed on the road.
The effect of the Order would be, in phases, to:-
1. authorise the overnight closure and 24-hour weekend closure of -

(a) both carriageways of the M271 between Junction 1 (Nursling Interchange) and Redbridge Roundabout (A33/A35), and all slip roads leading to and from this length;

(b) Redbridge Roundabout (M271/A33/A35);

(c) the slip roads leading to and from the A33 at Redbridge Roundabout (M271/A33/A35);

(d) all side roads at junction with Redbridge Roundabout (M271/A33/A35) and the slip roads described in 1. (c) above;

(e) any bus stop adjacent to the slip roads described in 1. (c) above;

(f) the bus lane adjacent to the A33 westbound off slip between its junction with Old Redbridge Road and Redbridge Roundabout; and

(g) the footpaths, pedestrian crossings, footbridges and subways adjacent to 1. (b), (c), and (d) above.

2. impose a 24-hour 50mph speed limit and overtaking ban on -

(a) the M271 southbound between M27 Junction 3 and Redbridge Roundabout (M271/A33/A35); and

(b) the M271 northbound between Redbridge Roundabout (M271/A33/A35) and Junction 1 (Nursling Interchange).

3. impose a 24-hour 30mph speed limit on the roundabout and slip roads described in 1. (b) and (c) above.

4. impose a 24-hour width restriction of 3.25 metres in lanes 1 and 2 in the lengths of carriageway and roundabout described in 1. (a) and (b) above.

5. impose a 24-hour width restriction of 3.0 metres on the slip roads described in 1. (c) above.

These measures would be in the interests
of road safety while contractors undertake
carriageway works, footpath works, footbridge
works, subway maintenance, electrical works
and all associated works.
It is expected that the work would last for
approximately 6 months starting on or after
Wednesday 1st May 2019. The overnight
closures would take place between 21:00 and
05:00 (maximum period).
The Order would come into force on
29th April 2019 and have a maximum duration
of six months (subject to completion of works,
the Order may be extended).
Traffic affected by the closures would be
diverted using the A33, A35, A3057 and
Brownhill Way. The diversion route would vary
depending on direction of travel. Pedestrian
diversion routes would be available, including
temporary pedestrian crossings.
The temporary speed limit, narrow lanes,
overtaking ban, closures and diversion routes
would be clearly indicated by traffic signs when
they are in operation during the works period.
J Downham, an Official of Highways England Co. Ltd. Ref: HE/SE/2018/M271/70 Highways England Company Limited, (Company No. 9346363). Registered Office: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LZ. A company registered in England and Wales.
For enquiries, please contact the Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or


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