Update on Significant Planned Road Works on the M23 and A23

The following works are scheduled on the M23, subject to weather conditions. We attach a map which may help you to visualise the areas affected.

Monday 14 & Wednesday 16 September 20:00 to 06:00

Full closure of J8 to J10 Southbound

Diversion to Brighton via J6 M25, A22, A264 Copthorne Road and join at J10 M23. Diversion for Gatwick: J10 M23 continues on A2011 Crawley Avenue, A23 London Road, Airport Way into the terminals.

Full closure of the Godstone to Crawley Link

Diversion to M25 J8, back to J6 and follow A22 diversion.

Full closure of the Reigate to Crawley Link

Diversion to M25 J6 and follow A22 to M23 J10.

Full closure of J9 entry slip Southbound

Diversion: Airport Way, A23 London Road, A2011 Crawley Avenue and join at J10.

Tuesday 15, Thursday 17 & Friday 18 September 20:00 to 06:00

Full closure from J10 to J8 Northbound + slips J10 and J9

Diversion for M25 via A264 Copthorne Road, A22 and join at J6 M25. Diversion for Gatwick: A2011 Crawley Avenue, A23 London Road, Airport Way into the terminals.

Friday 18 September 20:00 to 06:00

Full closure of Gatwick Spur Road Eastbound

Diversion via Airport Way, A23 London Road, A2011 Crawley Avenue and join at J10 M23.

Full closure of the Gatwick Spur Westbound

Diversion for Gatwick: traffic continues on to J10 then A2011 Crawley Avenue, A23 London Road, Airport Way.

In conjunction with Area 4 partners, A One+ please see their works information below.

Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 September 2020

A one+, on behalf of Highways England will be placing an expansion joint on the North side of the overbridge at Crawley Interchange, M23 junction 10. In order to carry out these works as efficiently and safely as possible, the works will be carried out overnight between 8pm and 6am, utilising lane closures and a full North side carriageway closure on the roundabout.

Diversions:

Clearly signed diversions will be in place and are suitable for all types of vehicles.

A264 East and M23 South Diversion:
Traffic wishing to travel East from A2011 Crawley Avenue to the A264 Copthorne Way or to join the M23 southbound will be diverted southbound onto the A2004 Northgate Avenue. At the 1st roundabout take the 1st exit on College Road. At the next junction turn left on A2220 Haslett Avenue. Continue eastbound on the A2220 Worth Park Avenue, Copthorne Road. At the roundabout join Copthorne Way to continue eastbound or turn left to return to junction 10 to join the M23 southbound.

M23 Northbound to A264 East Diversion:
Traffic travelling North on the M23 wishing to leave at junction 10 to the A264 Copthorne Way eastbound will continue on the M23 North to leave at junction 9 where they can turn around southbound back to junction 10, taking the exit slip to the A264 Copthorne Way.

A23 Bolney Flyover Deck Refurbishment – Please see dates below

A one+, on behalf of Highways England, will be carrying out a full refurbishment to the A23 Flyover deck. The works will include full resurfacing of the deck and approaches, re-waterproofing of the deck, reinstatement of concrete defects to the flyover footways and
central reservation. In order to carry out these works as efficiently and safely as possible, the works will be carried out utilising overnight lane and full weekend carriageway closures  between 8pm and 6am from Thursday 17 September 2020 and Tuesday 29 September 2020, and are weather dependent.

The weekends of Friday 2 October to Monday 5 October and Friday 9 October to Monday 12 October may be used as contingencies due to any unforeseen circumstances.

There will be no access to the A23 northbound from the A2300 roundabout with Hickstead Lane. Residents and businesses will be able to access their properties during the overnight northbound closures to and from the manned closure point on the A2300 roundabout with Hickstead Lane.

Diversions:

Clearly signed diversions symbolised by a black circle will be in place throughout the works suitable for all types of vehicles.

Southbound Bolney Flyover Diversion:
Vehicles traveling south will be diverted off onto the A23 exit slip on the flyover approach. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit to re-join the A23 to continue their journey southbound.

Northbound Bolney Flyover Diversion:
Vehicles travelling north will be diverted onto the A2300 at Hickstead. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit (A2300) over the A23. At the next roundabout continue on the A2300 eastbound. At the 2nd roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A273 (Jane Murray Way) eastbound. At the 2nd roundabout take the 1st exit continuing on the A273 to the next roundabout continuing on the A273, Isaac’s Lane (northbound). At Tyler’s Green Roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A272. Follow the A272 westbound to return to Bolney Flyover where they can re join the A23 to continue journeys northbound on the A23.