M25

At 117 miles, the M25 or Lon­don Orbital Motor­way is the sec­ond longest city bypass in Europe. Its radius varies from 13 to 22 miles from Char­ing Cross. Most Lon­don roads are man­aged by Trans­port for Lon­don but as part of England’s strate­gic road net­work, the M25 is man­aged by the High­ways Agency.

A Royal Com­mis­sion first sug­gested a ring road for Lon­don in 1905 but only parts of the planned road were cre­ated at that time. By the 1970s, the huge growth of motor traf­fic had led to firm Gov­ern­ment plans for what became the M25. The last 13 miles from Mick­le­field to South Mimms opened ahead of sched­ule in Octo­ber 1986 by then Prime Min­is­ter Mar­garet Thatcher.

M25 Traffic Information

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 August 2016 to 06:00 on 3 August 2016. Location : The M25 clockwise exit slip at junction J15 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 4 August 2016 to 05:00 on 5 August 2016. Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J9 and J10 . Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 29 July 2016 to 5 August 2016. Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J9 and J8 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 3 August 2016 to 05:00 on 4 August 2016. Location : The M25 anticlockwise between junctions J27 and J26 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 3 August 2016 to 05:30 on 4 August 2016. Location : The M25 clockwise between junctions J11 and J12 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.

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M25 Road Projects

M25 Junction 25 Improvements

Upgrade of the between the M25 and the A10 at Cheshunt, pro­vid­ing greater capac­ity for traffic.

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M25 Junctions 10 to 11 New Haw Viaduct Expansion Joint Works

Work is required to replace the four bridge expan­sion joints on the New Haw Viaduct, located between junc­tions 10 and 11 on the M25.

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M25 Junction 20 Gade Valley Viaduct Expansion Joint Works

Work was required to replace the Gade Val­ley viaduct expan­sion joints which had reached the end of their ser­vice­able life

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M25 Junctions 23 to 27 Resurfacing

We have resur­faced the sec­ond and third lanes on both car­riage­ways between junc­tions 23 and and 27.

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M25 Junction 5 - 6 Resurfacing

Resur­fac­ing of the 2nd and 3rd lanes of the M25, clock­wise and anti-clockwise between junc­tions 5 and 6.

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