Press release

Planned road works in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 2 February to 8 February 2015

The following summary of planned new and on-going road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 29 January 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: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 9pm on 1 February to 6am on 2 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 5, Castle Bromwich, West Midlands: Carriageway works

There will be a full 24-hour closure on the southbound entry slip from 2 February to 1 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 6 Gravelly Hill Interchange, West Midlands: Carriageway works

There will be a full 24-hour closure of the eastbound link road from 2 February to 30 May. The southbound exit slip road will be closed from 9pm on 2 February to 5am on 3 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M6 junction 9, Wednesbury, West Midlands: Carriageway works

The southbound entry slip road will be closed from 2 February to 30 July. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 12, Cannock, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The southbound entry and exit slip roads will be closed from 9.30pm on 2 February to 6am on 3 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The southbound carriageway will be closed from 2 to 12 February between 8pm and 6am. 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 2 to 6 February, and the southbound entry slip road will be closed from 2 to 9 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 2 February to 21 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

M54 junction 4, Shifnal, Telford and Wrekin. Carriageway works

The westbound exit slip road will be closed from 10pm on 1 February to 6am on 2 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M54 junction 4, Shifnal, Telford and Wrekin: Carriageway works

The eastbound entry slip roadwill be closed from 2 to 9 February between 10pm 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 both directions from 2 February to 13 May between 9pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Montford Lane to Wolfshead Roundabout, Shropshire: Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 2 to 15 February between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Churchbridge Roundabout, Churchbridge, Staffordshire: Carriageway works

The eastbound carriageway will be closed in both directions from 2 to 8 February between 8pm and 5.30am. 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 2 to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A46 Tollbar Island – TGI Island, Coventry, West Midlands. Carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed from 8pm on 2 February to 6am on 3 February. 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 31 January (All lane and road closures during off-peak hours, 9:30am to 3.30pm and 8pm to 6am).

  • Saturday 31 January – A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Sunday 1 February – A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Monday 2 February - A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure; Rowley Road lane closure; Siskin Drive lane closure; A46 Northbound Road Closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Tuesday 3 February - A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure; Rowley Road lane closure; Siskin Drive lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Wednesday 3 February - A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure; Rowley Road lane closure; Siskin Drive lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Thursday 4 February - A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; Rowley Road lane closure; Siskin Drive lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound lane closure.
  • Friday 5 February - A46 Southbound lane closure; A45 (London Road) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; Rowley Road lane closure; Siskin Drive lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Eastbound lane closure; A45 (Stonebridge) Westbound 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.

A49 Onibury Bridge, Shropshire. Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions from 8pm on 30 January to 6am on 2 February. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A49 Bromfield to Onibury, Shropshire. Carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed from 2 to 7 February between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

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

The carriageway will be closed southbound from 2 to 28 February between 10pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

General enquiries

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