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A23 north and southbound closures warning

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Motorists are being warned of more overnight closures of the north and the southbound carriageways of the A23.

Roadworks are required and are now in place for the main engineering works to widen and upgrade the road, which started last July and will continue until autumn 2014.

Two lanes remain open in both directions at most times with occasional lane closures overnight and a 40mph speed limit enforced by cameras to ensure safety.

The overnight closures are required mainly for adjusting the traffic management between different phases of construction.

Forthcoming works on the A23 Handcross to Warninglid Widening scheme are scheduled as follows:

All overnight carriageway closures are from 8pm to 6am the next day.

Full carriageway closures overnight between M23 junction 11 Pease Pottage and A23/A272 Bolney junction as follows:

The A23 northbound Monday 4 February to Tuesday 5 February 2013.

The A23 northbound Tuesday 5 February Wednesday 6 February 2013.

The A23 northbound Wednesday 6 February to Thursday 7 February 2013.

The A23 southbound from Monday 28 January to Tuesday 29 January 2013.

The A23 southbound Monday 18 February to Tuesday 19 February 2013.

The A23 southbound on Tuesday 19 February to Wednesday 20 February 2013.

The A23 southbound Wednesday 20 February Thursday 21 February 2013.

Lane only closures:

There will be regular overnight closures of one lane of the A23 southbound until the end of January.

There will be consecutive overnight closures of one lane of the A23 in both directions between Monday 28 January to Monday 11 February.

Junction Closures:

The northbound entry slip road at Handcross will be closed overnight from 2000 hrs on Wednesday 30 January to 0600 hrs on Thursday 31January

Other works:

A fully signed diversion route will be in place. During full carriageway overnight closures, the road will be closed between junction 11 of the M23 and the A272 at Bolney, with diversions in place via the A264, A24 and A272.

The diversion routes are:

Southbound traffic will be diverted off the M23 at junction 11 then via the A264, A24 and A272 to the rejoin the A23 at Bolney.

The Warninglid B2115 southbound entry slip road will remain open for traffic to join the A23.

Northbound traffic will be diverted off the A23 at A272 Bolney Junction then via A272, A24 and A264 to rejoin the M23 at junction 11 at Pease Pottage.

The Handcross B2110 A23 northbound entry slip road will remain open for traffic to join the A23.

Pedal cyclists and pedestrians:

 

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