Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 14 December to Sunday 20 December 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.

Bristol

M4 between Slips junction 19: drainage

Full eastbound carriageway will be closed nightly between the off and on slips from 10pm on 12 December until 6am 14 December. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M4 between junction 19 – 20: smart motorway sign replacement

Full westbound carriageway will be closed from 10pm on 14 December until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M4 Second Severn Crossing: expansion joint maintenance

Full eastbound carriageway will be closed nightly from 8pm on 18 December until 6am 20 December. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 18: maintenance

Southbound entry slip from Avonmouth will be closed from 8pm on 14 December until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 18: maintenance

Southbound entry slip from M49 approach will be closed nightly from 8pm on 15 December until 6am on 19 December. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Gloucestershire

M5 junction 13 - 15: drainage works

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the southbound and northbound carriageway until March 2016.

M5 junction 12: resurfacing

Northbound entry slip will be closed from 8pm on 15 December until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 14 - 12: bridge maintenance

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on northbound carriageway until October 2016.

A40 Huntley: traffic signal renewals

24 hour multiway lights in operation from 6am 23 November until 6pm on 8 January 2016.

Wiltshire

A303 Exit to A36 Deptford interchange: traffic signal renewal

Full Slip road closed nightly from 8pm 9 December until 6am on 16 December. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

No planned works

Somerset

M5 junction 23: resurfacing

Southbound entry slip will be closed from 8pm on 14 December until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

A36 Ilminster to Devonshire House: resurfacing

Full carriageway closed nightly from 8pm on 17 December until 6am 19 December. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

A36 South Petherton to Ilminster: resurfacing

Full eastbound carriageway closed nightly from 8pm 14 December to 6am on 17 December. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

BANES

A4 Batheaston: structure maintenance

Full northbound carriageway closed between the off and on slips nightly from 8pm on 14 December until 6am on 16 December. Diversion will be on and back on.

A4 Batheaston: structure maintenance

Full northbound entry slip will be closed nightly from 8pm on 16 December until 6am 20 December. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon (M5 only)

No planned works

Hampshire

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.