M27 Southampton junctionsRecently updated

Improvements to the M27 and A3024 at Windhover roundabout and two local railway bridges.

Region:  South East
Start date:  March 2020
Cost:  £130 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

We are consulting on the proposal to improve the route into and out of Southampton via the A3024 corridor between the M27 Junction 8 and Six Dials junction. This is called the M27 Southampton Junction scheme. This scheme will assist in reducing delays on the M27 between junctions 5 and 8.

We are at an early stage in the development of the scheme and want your views to help inform the future direction of the scheme.The consultation will run for 6 weeks from 19 September to 31 October.

Please come to one of our public consultation exhibition events where our experts will be on hand to explain the proposal.You can also find out more about the consultation and access an online questionnaire to complete on our consultation page.

What next?

Once the consultation is completed all responses will be analysed and presented in a consultation report. This will be published at the time of the Preferred Route Announcement early 2018.

More details on the time line are in the consultation brochure.

Timeline

Date Event
Autumn 2017 Have your say
Early 2018 Preferred Route Announcement

Why we need this scheme

Safety is a key concern as 196 accidents were recorded from 2011 to 2015 between Windhover Roundabout and Northam Road Rail Bridge. 23% of these resulted in serious injury and 27% involved pedestrians or cyclists.

The M27 junction 8 was in the top 50 sites for casualties between 2009 and 2011.

The Bitterne Gating System, a series of linked traffic signals on the A3024 corridor, restricts access from many side roads and holds some traffic back on the edge of Southampton during the morning peak period.

Poor air quality associated with vehicle emissions is currently an issue.

On the A3024 Bitterne Road West. The local authorities are keen to make improvements to encourage more sustainable modes of transport such as walking, cycling or public transport in an effort to improve air quality and health.

Congestion at Windhover Roundabout is a combination of localised peak time (7am to 10am and 4pm to 7pm) traffic and rat-running to avoid M27 junction 8 tailbacks.

If traffic congestion and queuing is not addressed on the local network, planned housing and employment growth will be compromised and the impacts of poor air quality will continue.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:

  • support local and regional economic growth by improving traffic flow, capacity and connectivity and reducing journey times along the M27 junction 8 and the A3024 Corridor
  • improve safety by reducing conflict between pedestirans, cyclists and traffic the M27 between junction 8 and junction 5
  • deliver a more free-flowing network reducing congestion along the M27 and the A3024, and improving connectivity between east and west of the M27 via the M27 junction 8
  • support Southampton City Council’s efforts to improve local air quality
  • support the local authorities strategic aims by maximising opportunities for sustainable travel – buses, walkers and cyclists
  • support long term sustainable economic growth plans

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The A27 eastbound at the junction with the A2030 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The A27 eastbound between the junctions with the A2030 and the A3(M) . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M27 westbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M275 slip road to the A27 eastbound . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The A27 eastbound exit slip to the A2030 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 28 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 28 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M27 eastbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M275 slip road to the M27 westbound . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M275 northbound between junctions J1 and M27 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:04 am
Location : The M27 westbound at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 October 2017 to 7 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:01 am
Location : The M275 southbound between junctions M27 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 October 2017 to 7 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 5:01 am
Location : The M27 westbound entry slip at junction J12 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 September 2017 to 06:00 on 23 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 23, 2017, 3:44 am
Location : The A3M southbound exit slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 October 2017 to 7 October 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 October 2017 to 14 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 eastbound exit slip to the A2030 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2017 to 06:00 on 26 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the junctions with the A3(M) and the A2030 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 September 2017 to 06:00 on 27 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 September 2017 to 06:00 on 30 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 3 October 2017 to 06:00 on 4 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 westbound exit slip to the A2030 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2017 to 06:00 on 26 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the junctions with the A3(M) and the A2030 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 September 2017 to 06:00 on 26 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A2030 and the junction with the M275 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 September 2017 to 06:00 on 26 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A3M northbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 27 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A27 westbound between the A2030 and the junction with the M275 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 September 2017 to 06:00 on 27 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 September 2017 to 06:00 on 30 September 2017. Schedule : From 22:00 on 3 October 2017 to 06:00 on 4 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A3M northbound exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 27 September 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A3M northbound between junctions J4 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 September 2017 to 06:00 on 28 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm

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