Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 11 May - Sunday 17 May 2015

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.

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M5 Junction 17: Resurfacing off network

24 hour lane closure at bottom of the slip to assist with off network full closure of dedicated lanes towards A4018 from 12.00am Saturday 9 May until 6am Friday 22 May. Diversion will be fully signposted.

M5 Junction 19: Electrical work

Full northbound entry slip will be closed from 9pm Thursday 14 May until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 Junction 18: Maintenance

Full northbound entry slip to M49 will be closed from 8pm Friday 15 May until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.


A40 Huntley: Resurfacing

Convoy working in operation nightly from 8pm Monday 27 April (Weekdays only) until 6am Wednesday 13 May.

M5 Junction 10: Bridge repairs

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

M5 between Junction 14 – 15: Geotechnical works

Narrow lanes will be in operation from 8pm Sunday 19th April until the end of May.


No planned works

North Somerset

No planned works


No planned works


A36 between Claverton and Dundas Aqueduct: Barrier and embankment stabilisation

Both northbound and southbound carriageways of the A36 will remain closed until early July 2015. Diversions are clearly signposted.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon (M5 only)

M5 Junction 28: Improvements scheme Various closures on the southbound exit slip road until August 2015.


No planned works

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 8 May 2015