Press release

Planned road works in West Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2016

Planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

Please note there is a Highways England traffic management embargo from 0600 Friday 26 August until 0001 Tuesday 30 August

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 19 August 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.

A38 – Streethay slip road: carriageway works

The slip roads will be closed for 24 hours a day from 8 August ongoing until 11 November. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A38 – Alrewas to Barton under Needwood: sign inspections

The northbound carriageway Including all associated slip roads will be closed overnight between 8.30pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A38 – Barton under Needwood to Alrewas: sign inspections

The southbound carriageway including all associated slip roads will be closed overnight between 8.30pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The Links from Out of City A38M will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The Road into City A38M will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A40 – Whitchurch to Wilton including associated roundabouts: carriageway resurfacing

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 22 August until 6am the following morning (23 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A46 – Coventry eastern bypass southbound: carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am on 24, 25, 30 and 31. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A49 – Church Stretton to Leebotwood: carriageway resurfacing

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 10pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A49 – Wellington March to Dinmore: carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 7pm and 6am from 22 August until 25 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A5 – Felton Butler to Wolfhead: drainage works

The westbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A50– Heron Cross to Longton: electrical works

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight for one night from 8pm 22 August until 6am the following morning (23 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A500 – A5006 from Michelin roundabout and A500 northbound sideway slip road: material deliveries

The northbound carriageway and slip road will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A500 – Hanford slip road to M6 junction 15: grass cutting

The southbound slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 22 August until 6am the following morning (23 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

A500 – Stoke Road exit slip road: grass cutting

The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8pm 23 August until 6am the following morning (24 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The slip into City Aston Expressway will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M40 – junction 16 entry slip road: camera works

The northbound entry slip will be closed during the day between 9.30am and 3.30pm from 22 August until 23 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 – junction 10 to junction 7: carriageway resurfacing

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 – junction 3 to junction 4: electrical works

The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight for one night from 10pm 22 August until 5am the following morning (23 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 – junction 5 exit and entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound exit and entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8.30pm 23 August until 6am the following morning (24 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 – junction 5 exit and entry slip road: carriageway works

The northbound exit and entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8.30pm 24 August until 6am the following morning (25 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M42 – junction 6 exit and entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound exit and entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8.30pm 25 August until 6am the following morning (26 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 – junction 4a to junction 5: major scheme works

The southbound carriageway will be closed in both directions between 8pm and 6am from 22 August until 23 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 – junction 5 to junction 4a: major scheme works

The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am from 23 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M5 – junction 5 to junction 6: major scheme works

The southbound and northbound carriageway will be fully closed in both directions overnight between 8pm and 6am on 24 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M54 – junction 4: electrical works

The westbound carriageway and slip roads will be closed overnight for one night from 8pm 23 August until 6am the following morning (24 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 7 to junction 8: carriageway works

The northbound carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 7 exit slip road: carriageway works

The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 26 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

The southbound link road will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from 22 August until 24 August. A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 13 entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 22August until 6am the following morning (23 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 15 entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8pm 23 August until 6am the following morning (24 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 10 exit slip road: survey works

The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 8pm 24 August until 6am the following morning (25 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 12 exit slip road: carriageway works

The northbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 24 August until 6am the following morning (25 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 12 to junction 11: carriageway works

The carriageway will be closed in both directions overnight for one night from 9pm 25 August until 6am the following morning (26 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 12 entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 25 August until 6am the following morning (26 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 11 exit slip road: carriageway works

The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 25 August until 6am the following morning (26 August). A diversion route will be clearly signposted.

M6 – junction 13 to junction 11 including entry slip road: carriageway works

The southbound carriageway and entry slip road will be closed overnight for one night from 9pm 25 August until 6am the following morning (26 August). 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.