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Introduction of new technology on the A34 between the M4 at Chieveley and the M40 at Wendlebury.

Region:  South East
Start date:  2019/20
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
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A34 technology enhancements

Introduction of new technology on the A34 between the M4 at Chieveley and the M40 at Wendlebury.

Progress report

We are currently conducting a range of surveys to give us information about traffic volumes and the local environment. This information will help us explore different design options that would meet the aims we have for the scheme. We are beginning discussions with local authorities and technical stakeholders so we can take into account their views.

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Timeline

Date Event
2019/2020 Start of works

Why we need this scheme

We propose to introduce CCTV cameras and driver information systems at several locations along the A34 between the M4 and the M40. We will also be installing “vehicle detection loops”. These are loops in the road that use radar technology to detect when traffic is building or slowing down. They then activate electronic message signs accordingly. This area suffers from congestion and the scheme is needed to help us ease this, as well as to manage incidents more effectively.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:
  • ease congestion
  • improve safety
  • improve incident management

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Location : The A34 northbound between the A4130 and the junction with the A4183 south of Kennington. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 11:56 am
Location : The A34 northbound entry slip from the A415 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 11:56 am
Location : The A34 southbound entry slip from the A415 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 4:05 am
Location : The A34 southbound between the A4183 south of Kennington and the junction with the A4130 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 4:05 am

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