Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 21 September to Sunday 27 September 2015

Planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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.


M4 between junction 19 and 20: bridge repairs

Narrow lanes will be in place eastbound and westbound during the day with single lane running nightly from 9pm 2 September until 20 October.

M48 junction 2: bridge maintenance

Full eastbound closure between the slips will take place from 9.30am 22 September until 5pm the same day. Diversions will be off and back on via the slip roads.


M5 junction 10: bridge repairs

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


M4 junction 15 to 16: drainage Works

Full westbound carriageway closure will take place nightly from 9pm 21 September until 6am 25 September. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

No planned works


No planned works


No planned works

West Dorset

No planned works

Devon (M5 only)

M5 junction 28: improvements scheme

Various closures on the southbound slip roads until October 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.