HS2 works will see lanes cut and 20mph limit on A40

Drivers are set to experience long delays on the A40 for months due to HS2 works. The busy West London stretch will be reduced to two lanes from Monday, May 27 until late October this year between Hanger Lane and Alperton Lane in Ealing. Additionally, TfL has confirmed the A40 will be turned into a contraflow […]

Monmouthshire: Four options to clear A40 rockfall debris

Delays to clear the rockfall on the A40 which caused a closure of the road in February are still in the planning stages. Meanwhile traders and motorists in Monmouth still suffer with traffic gridlock, made worse by collisions such as the one last Friday, May 10 when a two-car crash saw both carriageways closed to […]

A40 rockfall: Proposals for clearance plan put forward

Work to clear the A40 on the Herefordshire/Monmouthshire border following a rockfall has taken a large step forward with a series of proposals put forward to remove the debris. Traffic management specialists have drawn up four options which will enable roadworkers safe working space at Leys Bend for the debris to be removed and for […]

A40: National Highways provides update on Monmouthshire rockfall

National Highways have issued an update on the rockfall which continues to affect the A40 in Monmouthshire. Following the incident in February, emergency traffic management was put in place to allow authorities to reopen the A40 as quickly as possible. In response to feedback, and in consultation with local highways authorities and travel partners, National […]

Council calls on Transport Secretary and National Highways to prioritise A40 works

Monmouthshire Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment has contacted the Transport Secretary Mark Harper to ask for the current single lane traffic restrictions on the A40 to be relocated to the east of the Dixton roundabout to ease traffic on the A40 and Wye Bridge. The request also included that future works […]

Costain appointed to deliver major London road upgrade

Transport for London has commissioned infrastructure solutions company, Costain, to provide detailed design and construction services for the second phase of improvements to the A40, one of London’s key east-west arteries. The upgrades are being designed improve the safety and quality of customer journeys through this section of the road, which is used by 96,000 […]

Eurovia completes major landslide repairs on A40 in Gloucestershire

Eurovia has completed a six-month project to rebuild a landslide-affected stretch of road in western England. Its South West Highways division finished main works on the A40 near Dursley Cross in Gloucestershire last week. This allowed traffic to return to the section between Saunders Close and Sterrys Lane for the first time since August, reports […]

TfL plans repair work on key route

Major maintenance work is to be carried out on the important A40 Westway between the A40 Northern Roundabout and the Marylebone Road in London. Transport for London says the essential work will take place at weekends from the end of November through to Summer 2022 with the first closure in the eastbound direction to take place […]


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