Planned closures of major routes in and out of London will be postponed to reduce congestion as large numbers of people travel to the capital for ceremonial and commemorative events to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
All closures for roadworks on motorways in and out of London will be paused from now until after the State Funeral on Monday 19 September. This includes on motorways such as the M25, M11, M3, M4, and M23.
Additionally, all other closures on the motorway network nationally will be postponed for the duration of the extended bank holiday weekend. Existing roadworks will also be removed where possible, with cones and temporary signals withdrawn from 6am on Friday 16 September and not put back in place until Tuesday 20 September.
Regarding the roadworks to junctions on the M11 work will be reprogrammed as follows:
M11 junction 8 Birchanger Green Roundabout, north and south bridges
- Work cancelled Friday 16 September 9pm to Monday 19 September 5am, work to resume Friday 23 September, 9pm.
M11 junction 8 to 7a
- Work cancelled Monday 19 September 8pm, work to resume Tuesday 20 September, 8pm.
M11 junction 8 to 9
- Work cancelled Monday 19 September 8pm, work to resume Tuesday 20 September 8pm.
For more information, please visit Travel advice during the period of national mourning – National Highways