Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 17 November – Sunday 23 November 2014

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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M48 Severn Bridge Junction 2: Maintenance

Full carriageway closure between the eastbound exit and entry slip road will be in place daily from 9.30am until 5pm on Tuesday 8 November until Wednesday 20 November. Diversion will be clearly signposted.


M5 Junction 11a – Junction 12: Bridge repairs

Narrow lanes with a width restriction of 5 metres, contraflows and speed restrictions will be in place during the day and occasional slip road and full carriageway closures will take place overnight. Work is expected to continue until June 2015.

M5 Junction 11 – 10: Bridge repairs

Narrow lanes and 50 mph speed restrictions will be in place until May 2015.

M5 Junction 10: Bridge Repairs

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


A36 Upton Lovell: Improvements

24 hour temporary traffic signals will be in operation until the end of December 2014.

North Somerset

M5 Junction 21 – 22: Barrier works

Narrow lanes, with two lanes running northbound and southbound with 50mph speed restriction will be in place until late December 2014.


M5 between Junction 23 – 24: Structures

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place northbound and southbound until mid December as phase 1 of works. Full northbound and southbound carriageway closure, including Junction 24 northbound entry slip road and Junction 23 southbound entry slip road, will be in place from 8pm on Saturday 22 November until 6am the following morning.

A303 Sparkford to Mere: Resurfacing

Full carriageway, slip road and layby closure will be in place from 8pm until 6am, from Monday 10 November until Saturday 6 December. Lane closures will be in place between 6am and 9pm at the weekends and daytime in the week. The diversion route will be clearly signposted.


No planned works.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon (M5 only)

No planned works


A36 between A27 and Ower roundabout: Resurfacing

Full carriageway closure will take place nightly from 8pm until 6am, from Tuesday 18 November until Saturday 22 November. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Published 17 November 2014