Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2016

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: MetroBus scheme (Bristol City Council work)

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

M48 Severn Bridge: cable work

Lane one will be closed eastbound until mid-September.

M48 Severn Bridge: Severn Bridge Half Marathon

Eastbound carriageway will be closed from 7am until midday on 28 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 17: parapet repair

Southbound carriageway between exit and entry slip roads will be closed nightly, 8pm to 6am, from 22 August until 26 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 19: maintenance

Southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight from 8pm on 24 August until 6am on 25 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Gloucestershire

M5 junction 14 to 12: bridge maintenance

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

M5 junction 10 to 11A: structures

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in operation northbound and southbound until mid-November.

A40 Elmbridge Court roundabout: construction work

Lane closure will be in place on Elmbridge Court roundabout and approach roads from 4pm on 21 August until February 2018.

Wiltshire

A36 Deptford: surveys

Southbound carriageway will be closed between the A303 exit slip road and A303 entry slip road nightly, 8pm to 6am, from 22 August until 24 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

A36 Deptford: surveys

Northbound carriageway will be closed between the A303 exit slip road and A303 entry slip road nightly, 8pm to 6am, from 24 August until 26 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

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 19 August 2016