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A Highways England Notification – M4 J15 / A346 / A419 overnight closures 23 July to 7 September 2021
Highways England are currently upgrading the approaches to M4 J15 and the A419. As part of these works the following overnight closures will be in place. Please note, the road will be open as usual during the day and over the weekend.
23 July to 10 August – Mon to Fri overnight 8pm to 6am The east side of the J15 roundabout will be closed and there will be no access onto the roundabout from the A419 southbound. The M4 westbound exit-slip and M4 eastbound entry-slip will also be closed.
11 August to 7 September – Mon to Fri overnight 8pm to 6am The west side of the J15 roundabout will be closed and there will be no access onto the roundabout from the A346 northbound, or off the roundabout to the A419 northbound. The M4 eastbound exit-slip and M4 westbound entry-slip will also be closed.
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All traffic management will be removed over the August Bank Holiday period.
Locally signed diversions will be in place and we would encourage all drivers to stick to the officially signed route.
Thank you for your patience whilst these works are carried out. We’ll make every effort to ensure the impact on the local community is kept to a minimum. We always aim to work to the programme, however unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes to it. Please monitor www.trafficengland.com to keep updated.
If you would like further information about this work, please contact Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7 or email: email@example.com
General Road & Traffic Information
There are several sources which provide information about roadworks, delays and closures and traffic incidents:
Traffic Update provides similar information but the site is harder to search in rural areas (though you can find information on specific trunk roads easily using the menu at the top).
Waze App gives you the best route in real time with help from fellow drivers.
@WBerksRoads twitter feed about roadworks and reported problems through West Berks Council.
Click here for how to report reporting problems with roads and pavements (including faulty traffic lights, potholes, abandoned cars and many other issues) in West Berkshire, Wiltshire, Swindon and Vale of White Horse.
Information supplied by the following district councils can be found here:
Community bus services
Community minibus and car schemes provide transport services primarily, but not exclusively, for older and disabled people in West Berkshire; Wiltshire & Swindon; Wantage. They often need volunteer drivers or