'Only travel if necessary': M25 faces third closure


A stretch of the M25 in Surrey will be closed for a third time next month as part of National Highways’ M25 Junction 10 scheme.

Too easy? M25 project beats re-opening once again


Balfour Beatty and National Highways have again re-opened the M25 ‘ahead of schedule’ after works on the flagship Junction 10 scheme under a full weekend closure of the motorway.

M25 closure: A moment of quiet history


Highway Care witnessed first-hand the recent, historic closure of a section of the M25 to enable the demolition of a bridge as part of the J10 improvement works. Highways reports.

Nineteen-mile detour as M25 faces new closure


A section of the M25 will be shut for a full weekend for the second time this year as work on National Highways’ £317m Junction 10 scheme continues.

In search of lost time: M25 delay estimates don't add up


National Highways' formal appraisal of its flagship M25 Junction 10 scheme significantly understated the impact and cost of delays during construction, a Highways investigation suggests.

Unprecedented M25 closure completes bridge demolition ahead of schedule


Balfour Beatty and National Highways re-opened the M25 ahead of the advertised time on Sunday following the first full closure of a section of the motorway since it opened.

M25 sees more J10 disruption with full closure


The M25 will be closed for a full weekend for the first time ever from Friday as part of National Highways’ £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme.

Exclusive: One million hours of delays in six months - M25 scheme impact revealed


New data obtained by Highways shows the impact of the £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, with vehicles delayed by nearly a quarter of a million hours in just one month.

National Highways sits on scheme delay data


National Highways has refused to disclose data on the impact of its £317m M25 Junction 10 scheme, as it warned of further disruption throughout the coming year.

Worth the weight: National Highways installs 92-tonne footbridge on M25


National Highways is halfway through the installation of a new 91-metre, 92 tonne footbridge across the M25 in Surrey, part of its £317m Junction 10 upgrade.

M25 scheme reveals secrets of the past


Archaeologists working on National Highways’ huge M25 Junction 10 scheme near Wisley in Surrey have unearthed historical artefacts dating back thousands of years.

Beam lift causes A3 weekend closure


National Highways will carry out a ‘delicate and challenging’ operation to lift giant beams into place on a bridge across the A3 in Surrey this weekend, with a full closure of a section of the strategic road from Friday evening until Monday morning.

M25 collaboration in bloom for famous flower show


The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has thanked National Highways and Balfour Beatty for ‘facilitating stakeholder engagement’ for its flagship Wisley Flower Show.

RHS show set to worsen Wisley scheme delays


National Highways has advised motorists visiting the RHS Wisley Flower Show this week to allow extra time for their journeys as its major project at M25 Junction 10 continues to cause delays.

Heathland to grow again alongside M25


National Highways is set to begin a large-scale tree clearance around its M25 Junction 10 scheme in Surrey, as part of a project to restore up to 25 hectares of heathland.

How did the fish cross the M25?


Costs may be dramatically on the rise but National Highways is not cutting any environmental corners as part of its Junction 28 upgrade, with 600 fish and other wildlife relocated from one side of the M25 to the other.

National Highways extends injunction against protestors


National Highways has said it remains concerned that motorways in the South East will continue to be targeted by protesters, despite securing the renewal of an injunction covering the M25 and the nearby road network.

Long read: At loggerheads over trees


Highway authorities and construction projects have got into a bit of trouble lately over tree felling to make way for improvement schemes. Chris Ames assesses the collateral damage.

£150m M25 scheme starts after planning delays


Work began this week on a major upgrade to one of the busiest junctions on the M25.

Shapps gives go-ahead to £150m M25 scheme


Grant Shapps has given National Highways the formal go-ahead to start work on a major scheme on the M25, having delayed his decision since December.

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