Press release

New date for overnight resurfacing on M42 between junctions 9 and 10 near Tamworth

Overnight resurfacing on the M42 northbound between junction 9 and junction 10 at Tamworth will now start on Wednesday 4 June.


The work was postponed from Wednesday 28 May following a bridge strike on the M6 Toll and is now due to end on Thursday 26 June.

The work requires a full closure of the northbound carriageway, the northbound entry slip road at junction 9 and the northbound exit slip road at junction 10 from 9pm to 6am.

Traffic will be diverted off the M42 at junction 9 and along the A446, A38 and A5 to rejoin the M42 at junction 10.

Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways Agency press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer

Published 2 June 2014