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M48 Hazard Tree Clearance between M4 J23 and M48 J2 Newhouse Interchange (Eastbound & Westbound)

 Start date: 21/11/2022| End date: 25/02/2023

 

 Essential works to address hazardous trees identified adjacent to the eastbound and westbound carriageways of the M48 will commence on 21/11/2022 for 60 days Monday to Friday working only.

The work will be carried out during the day Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm. The majority of the work will be undertaken utilising hard shoulder and lane 1 closures; however, total closures of the westbound entry and eastbound exit slip roads will be required towards the end of the programme to provide necessary safety zones. No works will be undertaken between 23rd December 2022 and 9th January 2023 during the Christmas embargo period.

Total Closures

M48 J2 (Newhouse Interchange) Westbound Entry Slip Road – 5 Days (Dates TBC at the end of programme)

M48 J2 (Newhouse Interchange) Eastbound Exit Slip Road – 5 Days (Dates TBC at the end of programme)


 

M48 Westbound Entry Slip Road at Junction 2 (Newhouse Interchange)

The alternative route for westbound traffic from Junction 2/M48 Newhouse Interchange will be eastbound on the M48 to Junction 1 (Aust) and re-join the M48 westbound.

M48 Eastbound Exit Slip Road at Junction 2 (Newhouse Interchange)

The alternative route for eastbound traffic wishing to exit the carriageway will continue eastbound to Junction 1 (Aust) and return westbound to exit the carriageway at Junction 2/M48 Newhouse Interchange.

For further information, please contact Traffic Wales on 0300 123 1213 or via Twitter @TrafficWalesS


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