||<p>Highways England is on schedule to open the M3 Smart Motorway between junctions
2 and 4a on 30 June 2017.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside the delivery of this Smart Motorways
scheme Highways England have also undertaken additional planned maintenance and renewal
of a large amount of existing infrastructure reducing the need for further roadworks.
This has included full low noise resurfacing of the carriageways. Highways England
has delivered most of this work in parallel, there will be some remaining works which
will need to take place beyond the 30 June 2017.</p>