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Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 14 March to Sunday 20 March 2016

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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 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

M32 junction 1 to 2: Metro Bus scheme (Bristol City Council works)

There will be narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions in operation northbound and southbound until the end of September 2016.

M5 junction 18a to 17 (Hallen Hill): drainage and carriageway repairs

There will be narrow lanes (northbound only) in operation during the day (three lane capacity) with overnight full closures from 9pm nightly until 6am on 20 March. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 18: resurfacing

The southbound exit slip will be closed nightly from 8pm on 14 March until 6am on 19 March. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

M48 Severn Bridge: cable repairs

There will be a full westbound carriageway closure including the westbound junction 1 entry slip road from 7.30pm until 6am the following morning. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

Gloucestershire

M5 junction 13 to 15: drainage work

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

M5 junction 14 to12: bridge maintenance

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the southbound and northbound carriageway until February 2017.

M5 junction 13: bridge maintenance

The southbound entry slip will be closed nightly from 8pm on 14 March until 6am on 24 March. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

Wiltshire

A36 Beckington (A361 junction to A350 junction): white lining

The carriageway will be closed from 9pm on 14 March until 6am the following morning. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

M5 junction 19: general maintenance

The northbound entry slip will be closed nightly from 8pm on 20 March until 6am on 22 March. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Somerset

M5 junction 23: bridge maintenance

The northbound exit slip will be closed from 8pm on 17 March until 6am the following morning. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

A303 Cartgate to Ilchester Meads: white lining

A full eastbound carriageway closure will take place nightly from 9pm on 15 March until 6am on 19 March. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

BANES

No planned works

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon

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.

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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 11 March 2016