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Planned roadworks to disrupt traffic on the M25, M3, A3 and surrounding roads; Road-users will need to keep an eye on these roadworks during their travels this week.

Byline: Tom Phillips

Highways England has announced the week's planned roadworks and closures in and around the M25.

Some of these works could affect your commute so it is best to be aware of the times and be prepared to use alternative routes to your destinations.

Several major roads inSurreywill be closed in order to allow the works to take place safely along key routes and junctions. However, Highways England have said clearly signed diversion will be displayed to help any driver affected.

All the roadworks are due to take place between Monday (May 27) to Sunday (June 2) unless stated otherwise.

The following road closures are correct as of Friday (May 24) and are subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Here is the full list of the M25 road works:

M1 junction 6a (M25), Hertfordshire: electrical work

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The southbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 22 and return.

M3 junction 2 (M25), Surrey: joint replacement

Work to improve journeys by undertaking joint replacement work will start this week. The eastbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 9am, on Saturday 1 June. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 13 and return.

M11 junction 6 (M25), Essex: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The northbound link road to the M25 clockwise and anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for 6 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M11 junction 7 and return.

M20 junction 2 Wrotham to junction 3 (M26): smart motorway improvement

Work to reduce congestion and improve journey times continues this week with narrow lanes and 50mph speed limit in place on both carriageways, with a free recovery service operating 24 hours a day.

M25 junction 3 Swanley, Kent: safety barrier repair

Work to improve journeys by carrying out safety barrier repair work will start this week. The anti-clockwise entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, Wednesday 29 May. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip will be in place via junction 4 and return. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip will be in place via junction 2, A282 junction 1b link road and return.

M23 Junction 8 to 10 smart motorway fly-through

M25 junction 4 Orpington, Kent: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will start this week. The anti-clockwise exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 28 May. A clearly signed diversion for the entry slip will be in place via the M25 anti-clockwise, A21, A25 and return. A clearly signed diversion for the exit slip will be in place via junction 3 and return.

M25 junction 8 Reigate to junction 9 Leatherhead, Surrey: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for four nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 8, A24 southbound, A25 eastbound, A217 northbound.

M25 junction 10 Cobham, Surrey: electrical work

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The clockwise Cobham Services entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 9 and return.

M25 junction 15 (M4), Greater London to junction 16 (M40), Buckinghamshire: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for 6 nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M40 junction 1, A412 southbound, A4 eastbound, M4 junction 5, junction 4b.

M25 junction 19 Watford, Hertfordshire: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The anti-clockwise spur road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for four nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A41 northbound, junction 20.

M25 junction 20 Hemel Hempstead to junction 22 London Colney, Hertfordshire: communications work

Work to improve journeys by replacing traffic flow sensors will start this week. The anti-clockwise carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A405 westbound, A41 northbound, M25 junction 20.

M25 junction 21 (M1), Hertfordshire: electrical work

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The clockwise link road to the M1 northbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 28 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 22 and return.

M25 junction 21a St Albans, Hertfordshire: surfacing / electrical works

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway and carrying out electrical works will start this week. The anti-clockwise and clockwise exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Saturday 01 June. A clearly signed diversion for the anti-clockwise will be in place via the M25 junction 20, A41 Watford Road, North Western Ave, A405 Kingsway North Orbital Road, M1 junction 6. A clearly signed diversion for the clockwise will be in place via the M25 junction 22, A1081 northbound, A414 westbound to Park Street roundabout.

The clockwise exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 29 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 22 and return.

The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 20 and return.

The western half of the roundabout will be fully closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Saturday 01 June. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A405, A41 Watford Road, A41 Two Waters Road, St Alban's Road, A414 and return.

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M25 junction 24 Potters Bar, Hertfordshire: electrical work

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The anti-clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Tuesday 28 May for six nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 25 and return.

M25 junction 25 Enfield, Hertfordshire: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The clockwise entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Wednesday 29 May for four nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 24 and return.

M26 junction 2a Wrotham to junction 3 (M20), Kent: M20 smart motorway improvement

Work to reduce congestion and improve journey times continues this week with narrow lanes and 50mph speed limit in place on both carriageways, with a free recovery service operating 24 hours a day. This is for the conversion of part of the M20 to smart motorway.

M40 junction 1a (M25), Buckinghamshire: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The westbound and eastbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for six nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion for eastbound will be in place via the M40 junction 1, A412, A4, M4 junction 5, M4, M25 junction 15. A clearly signed diversion for westbound will be in place via the M40 junction 2, M40 junction 1 A412, A4, M4 junction 5, M4, M25 junction 15.

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A1(M) junction 2 Welham Green, Hertfordshire: carriageway repair

Work to improve journeys by repairing the carriageway will start this week. The southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Tuesday 28 May for six nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A1001 northbound, A414 westbound, A1081 southbound, M25 junction 22.

A2 (M25), Kent: junction improvement

Work to reduce congestion and improve safety as part of the Junction Improvement Programme will continue this week. The eastbound carriageway will have narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in place 24 hours a day.

A2 (M25) junction 1b Dartford, Kent: surfacing

Work to maintain safety by carrying out tunnel maintenance will continue this week. The eastbound carriageway at Dartford Heath will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for six nights. Work on Friday will start at 11pm. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Black Prince Interchange, A223, A207, B2174, A2018, A2, Old Bexley Lane junction.

The westbound Darenth Interchange exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 11pm and 6am, on Friday 31 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Dartford Heath and return.

The westbound link road to the M25 anti-clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 28 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 2 roundabout, junction 1b, A282 northbound.

A3 Guildford, Surrey: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will start this week. The northbound carriageway between Ockham and Wisley will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, on Tuesday 28 May A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 10 exit and entry slip roads.

The eastbound Painshill entry and exit slip roads will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Wednesday 29 May. A clearly signed diversion for the exit will be in place via the A3 to Esher and return. A clearly signed diversion for the entry will be in place via the A3 to Wisley and return.

The eastbound Wisley exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A3 Painshill and return.

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A13 Thurrock, Essex: electrical work

Work to improve journeys by carrying out electrical works will start this week. The westbound A1012 exit slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 28 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the M25 junction 30 and return.

A21 Sevenoaks, Kent: litter clearance

Work to improve journeys by carrying out litter clearance will start this week. The southbound slip road to the A25 Riverhead will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Thursday 30 May A clearly signed diversion will be in place via Morleys Interchange and return.

The northbound link road to the M25 clockwise will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Friday 31 May A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A21, A225 and return.

A282 (M25) junction 1a Swanscombe, Kent: tunnel maintenance / surfacing

Work to maintain safety by carrying out tunnel maintenance will continue this week. The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Saturday 01 June. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1b and return.

The northbound entry slip road will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, from Tuesday 28 May for 6 nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 1b and return.

A282 junction 1a Swanscombe to junction 2 (A2), Kent: surfacing

Work to improve journeys by will start this week. The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5am, on Tuesday 28 May. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via junction 2 exit slip anti-clockwise, junction 2 entry slip, junction 1b roundabout.

A282 (M25) Dartford -- Thurrock Crossing: routine maintenance

Work to maintain safety by carrying out routine maintenance at the Dartford Crossing continues this week. The following closures will be in place overnight, between 8:30pm and 5.30am, with fully signed diversions in place during the northbound east tunnel closures for oversized vehicles:

A405 St Albans, Hertfordshire: surfacing

Work to maintain safety by surfacing the carriageway will start this week. The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Saturday 01 June. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A405, A41 Watford Road, A41 Two Waters Road, St Alban's Road, A414 and return.

A406 Brent Cross, Greater London: bearing replacement

Work to improve journeys by carrying out bearing replacement work will start this week. The eastbound link road to the M11 northbound will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 5:30am, from Tuesday 28 May for two nights. A clearly signed diversion will be in place via the A406 Redbridge roundabout and return.

Safety at roadworks

Highways England is working with the industry and road users to reduce the risks of working on the roads. For the safety of road workers and all road users, when you are approaching roadworks:

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