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M25 to be closed for entire weekend as £317m bridge is built | UK | News

M25 to be closed for entire weekend as £317m bridge is built | UK | News

The UK’s busiest motorway is set to be closed for an entire weekend for the second time this year. As work on the £317 million Junction 10 improvement scheme continues the M25 will be shut.  Announcing the closure a National Highways senior project worker warned motorists only to use the motorway if “absolutely necessary” with the organisation saying to expert “long delays.” The closure will be between junctions 9 (A243 Leatherhead) and 10 (A3 Wisley) from 9pm Friday, May 10 until 6am on Monday, May 13. It involves a different stretch from the closure which took place in March – and this time a 19-mile diversion route will be in place which uses the A3 and the A243. The Highways Agency said: “We expect long delays. We were so grateful to all drivers last time who made the closure a success by avoiding the stretch and completing their journeys in other ways. We urge drivers to do the same again.” It went on to say that drivers should not follow use their Sat Nav and …