Operation Brock contraflow to be deployed ahead of bank holiday weekend

Drivers are advised that the M20 will be closed between Maidstone and Ashford overnight on Wednesday (22 May) to allow the Operation Brock contraflow to be deployed.   The contraflow system is being deployed on a 13-mile section of the M20 between junctions 8 (for Maidstone) and 9 (at Ashford) ahead of the bank holiday, […]

M20 Operation Brock contraflow to be deactivated

National Highways has announced that the M20 contraflow, implemented on the M20 between junctions 8 (for Maidstone) and 9 (at Ashford) over Easter as a contingency measure due to expected high passenger numbers, has been deactivated. To safely remove the contraflow, M20 will be closed London bound from junction 9 to 8 and coastbound from […]

M20 Operation Brock contraflow in Kent to be deactivated

The Operation Brock contraflow system on the M20 in Kent will be deactivated this weekend, having been in place on a 13-mile section of the M20 between junctions 8 (for Maidstone) and 9 (at Ashford) over the summer period. National Highways and Kent Resilience Forum partners introduced it as a contingency measure last month due […]

Bridge repairs on the M20 near Ashford getting underway

National Highways is beginning safety repairs and maintenance to the Great River Stour bridge on the M20 near Ashford.  Work begins this evening (Friday 21 April) and will finish on the morning of Friday 5 May 2023. National Highways will be working at weekends and overnight on weekdays when there is less traffic. To carry […]

Operation Brock to be reinstated ahead of Christmas getaway

People looking to cross the channel from Kent over Christmas are being urged to book ahead, as Operation Brock is set to return to the M20. The Kent Resilience Forum says that, as at other times of the year, booking forecasts from the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel are assisting its partners – including Kent […]

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