M23 Roadworks Update and Brighton Main Line Improvement Project: 1 March

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

Monday 4 March for 2 nights
Full closure between junctions 10 – 8 Northbound between 10pm to 4am. There will be a fully signed diversion route to Gatwick Airport via junction 10, A2011, A23 London Road, Airport Way. Diversion route for the M25 via A264, A22 and re-join at junction 6 Godstone of the M25.

Wednesday 6 March for 3 nights
Full closure of junction 9 (Gatwick) entry slip road Northbound 10pm to 4am. Diversion to junction 10 and back northbound on the M23.

Other news

Kier and Highways England have a brand new forum for customers to gain information about their works and comment on the subjects that are important to them.

Commonplace is a Highways England driven initiative which the Smart Motorway Programme M23 is trialling at the moment. If Commonplace is found to be successful and effective, then they will roll it out to all schemes across the country.

A link is provided below so that you can see for yourself what customers will be able to comment on and ask questions about.

Brighton Main Line Improvement Project

Network Rail are carrying out major engineering works on the Brighton Main Line from 2-3 March, plus several weekends, closing the line between Three Bridges and Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes. These are essential works as part of their railway improvement plan.

No direct trains will run between Three Bridges and Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes. 2 trains per hour will run from Brighton to London Victoria via Littlehampton with extended journey times. Replacement buses will also run.

For full details and to register for alerts visit www.BrightonMainline.co.uk

Please check before you travel and visit National Rail for live departure updates and timetable information.

To contact Sussex Neighbourhood Watch please E-mail  or visit www.sussexnwfed.org.uk.