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Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 10 - Sunday 16 August 2015

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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 the above date 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.

Bristol

M5 junction 16 – 17: maintenance

Full southbound closure including Junction 16 entry slips, nightly from 9pm Monday 10 August until 6am Thursday 13 August. A diversion will be clearly signposted.

M4 junction 20 – 19: maintenance

From 9pm on Thursday 13 August until 6am the following morning, there will be a full eastbound closure between junction 20 and junction 19, including full link closures of the M5 southbound link to the M4 eastbound, M5 southbound link to M4 westbound, and M5 northbound link to the M4 eastbound link. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

M4 junction 19: maintenance

The eastbound entry slip and westbound entry slip will be closed from 9pm Friday 14 August until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M48 junction 1- 0: resurfacing

Full eastbound closure will take place nightly from 8pm Monday 10 August until 6am Thursday 20 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted (Mon to Fri only).

M5 junction 18A: barrier works

There will be a southbound entry slip closure nightly from 10pm Monday 3 August until 6am Wednesday 19 August (Monday to Friday only). Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Gloucestershire

M5 junction 10: bridge repairs

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the southbound and northbound carriageway until October 2015.

A40 Walham Viaduct: structure improvements

Traffic tidal flows in operation. Traffic will be closed for westbound traffic from midnight until 12 noon. Traffic will be closed for eastbound traffic from 12 noon until midnight until late August 2015.

A40 Walham (between Over roundabout and Longford roundabout): resurfacing

Full eastbound and westbound closure in operation nightly from 8pm Monday 10 August until 6am Tuesday 18 August. A diversion will be clearly signposted.

Please note: from 6am each morning, this will revert back to the above arrangements with the westbound closed until 12 noon.

Wiltshire

No planned work.

North Somerset

No planned work.

Somerset

No planned work.

BANES

No planned work.

West Dorset

No planned work.

Devon (M5 only)

M5 junction 28: improvements scheme

There will be various closures on the southbound exit slip road until August 2015.

Hampshire

No planned work.

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 7 August 2015