Press release

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 16 February to Sunday 22 February 2015

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 12 February 2015 but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

M5 junction 4, Lydiate Ash, Worcestershire: Bridge works

There will be a full 24-hour closure on the north and southbound carriageway from 9pm on 13 February to 6am on 17 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted. The north and southbound carriageway will be closed from 16 February to 31 May between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 6 to 7, Worcester: Carriageway works

The southbound carriageway will be closed from 20 to 28 February between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 Junction 7 to 6, Worcestershire: Carriageway works (SRW: 3116906)

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 16 to 20 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 1 to 2, Warwickshire: Carriageway works (SRW: 3084150)

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 19 to 22 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 6 Gravelly Hill Interchange, West Midlands: Carriageway works (SRW: 3025674)

There will be a full 24-hour closure of the eastbound link road from 16 February to 30 May. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 7 to 10, West Midlands: Carriageway works (SRW: 3010952)

The northbound carriageway including like from M5 north will be closed from 16 February to 30 March between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 9, Wednesbury, West Midlands: Carriageway works (SRW: 3007481)

The southbound entry slip road will be closed for 24 hours from 16 February to 30 July. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 junction 6, NEC/Birmingham Airport, West Midlands. Carriageway works

The northbound entry slip road will be closed from 16 to 20 February between 10pm and 6am. The southbound entry slip road will be closed from 18 to 24 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M50 junction 1, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire: Carriageway works

There will be a full, 24-hour closure on the westbound entry slip road from 16 February to 28 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M50 junction 2 to 4, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire: Carriageway works

The east and westbound carriageway will be closed from 16 to 27 February between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M54 junction 5 Telford to junction 3, Albrighton, Telford and Wrekin: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in one direction at a time from 16 February to 13 May between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted. Additional resurfacing of the slip roads at junction 4 will be carried out between 10pm on Friday 13 February to 6am on Monday 16 February 2015, when the eastbound entry slip road will be closed. Diversions will be in place.

  • Saturday 14 February – Hard Shoulder and lane 1 Closures Westbound; Hard shoulder and lane 1 closure Eastbound; Overnight Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Sunday 15 February – Hard Shoulder and lane 1 Closures Westbound; Hard shoulder and lane 1 closure Eastbound; Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Monday 16 February – Peak: Hard Shoulder Closures Westbound; Off peak: Hard shoulder closure westbound. Eastbound hard shoulder running. Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Tuesday 17 February – Peak: Hard Shoulder Closures Westbound; Off peak: Hard shoulder closure westbound. Eastbound hard shoulder running. Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Wednesday 18 February – Peak: Hard Shoulder Closures Westbound; Off peak: Hard shoulder closure westbound. Eastbound hard shoulder running. Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Thursday 19 February – Peak: Hard Shoulder Closures Westbound; Off peak: Hard shoulder closure westbound. Eastbound hard shoulder running; Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place
  • Friday 20 February - Peak: Hard Shoulder Closures Westbound; Off peak: Hard shoulder closure westbound. Eastbound hard shoulder running; Overnight: Westbound carriageway closure. Diversions in place

A5 Churchbridge Roundabout, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The roundabout, eastbound will be closed from 16 January to 6 March between 9.30pm and 5.30am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Preston Boats Island, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The east and westbound carriageway will be closed from 16 February to 6 March between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Emstrey Island, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The eastbound and westbound carriageway will be closed from 16 February to 6 March 2015 between 7.30pm and 7am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A45 Oxford Road junction to M45 junction 1, West Midlands: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 16 to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A45/A46 Tollbar End major project, Coventry

Generally, over the period of the scheme, temporary speed limits will be in place monitored by average-speed cameras. There is now a 40mph limit on the A45 Stonebridge Highway, A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass, A45 London Road and Tollbar Roundabout. Drivers are advised to follow any diversions and not to use their Satellite Navigation Systems.

Planned traffic management for the week from Saturday 14 February (All lane and road closures during off-peak hours, 9:30am to 3.30pm and 8pm to 6am).

  • Saturday 14 February – No additional requirements
  • Sunday 15 February – No additional requirements
  • Monday 16 February – Day: A46 Northbound narrow lane 1; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; Night: A46 Northbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure
  • Tuesday 17 February – Day: A46 Northbound narrow lane 1; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; Night: A46 Northbound lane closure; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure
  • Wednesday 18 February – Day: A46 Northbound narrow lane 1; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; A46 Southbound lane closure; Night: A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; Rowley Road Lane closure; Siskin Drive Lane closure
  • Thursday 19 February – Day: A46 Northbound narrow lane 1; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; B4110 Lane closure; Night: A45 (London Road) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; Rowley Road Lane closure; Siskin Drive Lane closure
  • Friday 20 February – Day: Tollbar island lane closure; A46 Northbound narrow lane 1; A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; B4110 Lane closure; Night: A45 (London Road) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound Lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound Lane closure; Rowley Road Lane closure; Siskin Drive Lane closure

June 2014 to December 2015

Lane 4 closure on the A45 westbound.

Narrow lanes will be in place on A45 Stonebridge Highway, westbound (Tollbar to Stivichall).

Traffic management will be in place on Tollbar roundabout.

Stonehouse Lane access to A45 Stonebridge Highway will be closed.

Lane 1 closure will be in place on A45 London Road, eastbound.

Narrow lanes will be in place on A46 Coventry eastern bypass, northbound.

Various lane closures around Tollbar End roundabout.

September 2014 to December 2015

Rowley Road will have various lane closures.

Siskin Drive will have various lane closures.

London Road B4110 will have various lane closures.

A446 Chester Road, Marston Green, West Midlands. Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed southbound from 16 to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

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