Part of M4 to be closed this weekend as £848m smart motorway project continues
The M4 will be closed this weekend in both directions so a bridge over the motorway can be demolished.
The full closure will be in place between junctions 7 for Slough West and 8/9 for Maidenhead.
The motorway will close at 8pm on Friday, September 25 and is due to reopen by 6am on Monday, September 28.
This is so that the old Ascot Road bridge near Bray can be demolished.
A new bridge for Ascot Road was installed in May.
The bridge demolition is part of the project to convert the M4 into a smart motorway.
When the £848 million project is completed, 11 bridges will have been removed and replaced.
There are a startling 41 bridges over the M4 in Berkshire.
The diversion routes will be clearly signed.
If you are heading eastbound for Heathrow and London, you will need to exit the M4 at junction 8/9 for Maidenhead, using the A308(M).
From there, take the first exit for the A308 Braywick Road northbound.
At the Kidswell Park roundabout, take the third exit for the A4.
You can the A4 to go into Slough. Signs will lead you to Junction 7, where you will be able to rejoin the M4.
You can use the same route in reverse if you are heading west towards Reading, Berkshire.
Get off the M4 at Junction 7, take at left at the roundabout to head west along the A4 Bath Road.
Follow the A4 until you get to the Kidswell Park roundabout, and use it to get onto the A308 heading south.
Use the A308 to get onto the A308(M) which will get you to junction 8/9, where you can rejoin the M4 to complete your journey.