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Lane closure but no work is going on

Reported via mobile in the Roadworks category anonymously at 15:10, Monday 22 August 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3772773.

Our area is completely gridlocked because of this two lane closure on the A4 and it is programmed to go on until December. Most of the time noone is working on it yet the disruption is affecting thing the lives of tens of thousands

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This will now be investigated by our team and we will aim to update on progress within 10 days. If the issue you have reported is an emergency, we will aim to update you on progress within 24 hours

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by TfL at 09:28, Thursday 25 August 2022

  • Thank you for taking the time to report this it is much appreciated. Firstly, we would like to apologise while the works are ongoing, please see the following programme of works which may help you navigate your journeys while the works are in progress. • FMC will deliver the project in 20 week programme • Design and traffic management approved by TfL • TfL’s Construction Management Team will be assuring works on site. • External stakeholders (National Highways, Network Rail, LB Hounslow, Met Police and Emergency Services) has been positive and will continue to engage them through the project.


    • Phase 1 Westbound Lane 1 and 2 Road closure - 5 August – 15 September. There will be a lane running at all times • Phase 2 Westbound Lane 2 and 3 & Eastbound Lane 3 Road closure - 15 September – 12 October. There will be a lane running at all times. • Phase 3 Eastbound Lane 1 including north footway closure including - a day closure of Eastbound and Westbound - 13 October-25 November • Phase 4 Eastbound Lane Full Closure - 25 November - 5 December (2 weekend full closures: 25/26/27 November & 2/3/4 December).

    • Westbound Road Full Closure - During the works, there will be days that we need full road closure to: 1. Install traffic management and vehicle restraint system for westbound Phase 1 works – 5th to 6th August 2. Switch Traffic management from Phase 1 to 2 on westbound Carriageway - 15th to 16th September 3. Remove Traffic management and Vehicle restraint system - 12th to 13th October

    Road Closure diversion route:

    EB Diversion route via M4 J2 – Traffic will be diverted via M4 junction 2 to the A406 Gunnersbury Avenue through Chiswick Roundabout and continues on A406 until joining A40 at hanger lane roundabout where it continues travelling west up to Westway Roundabout where it continues south on A3220 until its junction with A315 Kensington Rd where it continues west until its junction with Earls Court Road where it continues south until its junction with A4 where it continues travelling west until Hogarth roundabout where diversion ends.

    EB Diversion route via M4 J3 – Traffic will be diverted via the M4 Junction 3 to the A312 The Parkway until Waggoners Roundabout where it continues on A4 Bath road travelling east continuing on A4 Great West Road until Chiswick Roundabout where diversion ends

    WB Diversion route - During the full road closures, traffic will be diverted via the Hogarth Roundabout to the A316 Burlington Lane and continues on A316 until its junction with A307 Kew road where it heads north and joints A205 Kew Road where it continues to reach Chiswick Roundabout where diversion ends

    Communications: Extensive pre-start stakeholder engagement, inc LB Hounslow Residents’ letter to almost 9,000 local residents, inc A4 Great West Road between Chiswick and Hogarth roundabouts Extensive media, press and customer campaign including travel advice: Digital advertising (webpage / app space adverts) Outdoor posters Articles in local press Travel advice in The Metro Inclusion in TfL weekly email updates

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 10:16, Monday 3 October 2022

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