Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 27 October – Sunday 2 November 2014

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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.

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Bristol

M4/M5 Almondsbury Interchange: Communications

The M5 southbound link to M4 eastbound, M4 eastbound link to M5 northbound, M4 eastbound link to M5 southbound link will be closed from 8pm Thursday 30 October until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 Junction 16 /15: Communications

The southbound exit at Junction 16 and the southbound entry link at Junction 15 will be closed from 9pm on Monday 27 October until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M48 Severn Bridge: Maintenance

Full eastbound closure between exit and entry slip roads at Junction 2 will take place daily from 9.30am until 5pm from Tuesday 28 October until Thursday 30 October. Diversion will be off and back on.

Gloucestershire

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.

M5 Junction 12: Maintenance

The northbound exit slip road will be closed from 8pm on Wednesday 22 October until 6am the following morning. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

Wiltshire

M4 Junction 15 – 16: Geotechnical repairs

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the westbound carriageway until early December 2014.

M4 Junction 15: Communications

Full closure of westbound entry slip road will be in place from 10pm Tuesday 28 October until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

A36 Upton Lovell: Improvements

24 hour temporary traffic signals in operation to carry out improvements until end December 2014.

Full carriageway closure will take place nightly from 8pm until 6am from Tuesday 28 October until Thursday 30 October. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

M5 between Junction 21 – 22: Barrier Works

Preparatory work will take place from Monday 27 October until early November with various lane closures. Narrow lanes will be in operation northbound and southbound from early November until late December 2014. Somerset

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.

A303 Wincanton to Sparkford: Resurfacing

The westbound carriageway, slip road and layby will be closed from 8pm until 6am from Wednesday 15 October until Friday 7 November. 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.

BANES

No planned works.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon (M5 only)

M5 northbound and southbound Junction 30 – 31: Structural works

Narrow lanes will be removed but single lane running will take place overnight until early November 2014

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 27 October 2014