Press release

Planned road works in West Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 21 March 2016 to Sunday 27 March 2016

Summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 18 March 2016 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.

A46 Coventry Eastern Bypass northbound: improvement scheme

The northbound carriageway will be closed between 8pm and 6am on the 19, 21, 22, 23 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A45 Stonebridge Highway: improvement scheme

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am on 22 March. The westbound will be closed on 23 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A449 Gailey roundabout to School Lane/Old Stafford Road: drainage works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 8pm and 6am from 22 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A46 A4177 junction to M40 junction 15: traffic signal improvements

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

A49 Dinmore Hill: road layout and footpath improvements

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 10pm and 7am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Churchbridge to Washbrook Lane: footway widening

The eastbound and westbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 Washbrook Lane to Rising Sun roundabout: footway widening

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 8am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A50 Meir Tunnel to Blyth Bridge: signing and white lining

The westbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 5.30am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 junction 4 entry slip road and exit slip roads: carriageway repairs

The entry and exit slip roads will be closed in both directions overnight between 9pm and 5am from 21 March until 24 March. Please note, all the slip roads will not be closed on the same night. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The northbound link to M40 southbound link will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 junction 9 exit slip road: routine maintenance

The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 21 March until 23 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 junction 9 to junction 7: electrical works

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight for one night from 10pm on 23 March until 6am the following morning (24 March). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 4a to junction 5: smart motorway scheme

The southbound carriageway will have lane one and two closed from on 21 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 5 southbound entry and exit slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The M5 southbound entry and exit slip road will be closed on 21 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 5 northbound entry exit slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The M5 northbound exit slip road will be closed on 22 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 6 southbound entry slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The M5 southbound entry slip road will be closed at junction 6 on 22 March between pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 5 to 4a northbound carriageway closure: smart motorway scheme

The northbound carriage of the M5 will be closed on 23 March from 8pm to 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 5 northbound entry slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The northbound entry slip road of the M5 junction 5 will be closed on 23 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 5 southbound entry slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The southbound entry slip road of the M5 will be closed on 23 March from 8pm to 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 6 southbound entry slip road closure: smart motorway scheme

The southbound entry slip road will be closed on 23 March from 8pm to 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 4a to 5 southbound carriageway closure: smart motorway scheme

The southbound carriageway of the M5 will be closed on 29 March between 8pm and 6am. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M50 to M5 junction 8 to M50 junction 2: resurfacing works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 9pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M54 junction 2 to junction 3 including slip roads: filter drain renewals

The carriageway including the entry and exit slip roads will be closed in both directions overnight between 11.30pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. Please note the slip roads will not be closed in both directions at the same time. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 5 entry slip road: bridge repairs

There will be a full 24-hour southbound entry slip road closure from 18 January on-going until 6am on 30 June. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 1 to junction 2: electrical works

The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 21 March until 24 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 junction 10: bridge inspections

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight for two nights between 10pm and 6am from 21 March until 23 March. A diversion route will be clearly signposted

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

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

Published 18 March 2016