Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 26 January – Sunday 1 February 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.

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Bristol

M5 Junction 16: Pinch Point Improvement Scheme

Narrow lanes will be in operation until mid April 2015.

M4 Junction18: Resurfacing

Eastbound closure will take place nightly from 8pm Tuesday 27 January until 6am Saturday 31 January. Diversion will be via exit slip road then back on entry slip road.

Gloucestershire

M5 Junction 11a – 12: Bridge repairs

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

M5 Junction 14 – 15: Geotechnical works

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

A40 Over Roundabout: Pinch Point Improvement Scheme

Narrows lanes will be in place and day time lanes closures will take place until end of March 2015.

Wiltshire

A36 Upton Lovell: Improvements

24 hour temporary traffic signals will be in operation until the mid February 2015.

M4 Junction 17 – 18: Barrier installation

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restriction on both carriageways will be in place until mid April 2015.

M4 Junction 16 – 17: Geotechnical works

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restriction on the westbound carriageway will be in place until mid March 2015.

A303 Countess Roundabout to Solstice Park: Resurfacing

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight from Friday 30 January until Monday 2 February between 8pm and 6am the following morning.

Diversion will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

No planned works

Somerset

M5 between Junction 23 – 24: Structures

Narrow lanes with a width restriction of 4.8 metres, contraflows and speed restrictions will be in place on the southbound carriageway from Saturday 24 January until mid February 2015.

A303 Sparkford to Mere: Resurfacing

The eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight from Thursday 22 January until Saturday 24 February between 8pm and 6am the following morning.

Diversion will be clearly signposted.

BANES

A36 Monkton Combe: Geotechnical works

The A36 will be closed overnight from Monday 26 January until Friday 30 January between 8pm and 6am the following morning. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon (M5 only)

M5 between Junction 28 – 29: Barrier works

The hard shoulder and lane 1 will be temporarily closed at various locations until the end March 2015.

M5 Junction 27: Pinch Point Improvement scheme

The hard shoulder and lane 1 of the southbound exit slip road will be closed until end of March 2015. A full overnight closure of the southbound exit slip road will take place from 9pm on Monday 19 January until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 Junction 28: Barrier Improvements

The northbound exit slip road and the southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight from 8pm on Monday 26 January until 6am the following morning.

The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight from 8pm Tuesday 27 January until 6am the following morning.

The northbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed overnight from 8pm on Friday 30 January until 6am the following morning.

The southbound entry slip road will be closed overnight from 8pm on Sunday 1 February until 6am the following morning.

Diversions will be clearly signposted.

Narrow lanes will be in operation in both directions until June 2015.

Hampshire

No planned works

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways Agency press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 26 January 2015