Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 29 February to Sunday 6 March 2016

Summary of 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: Metro Bus Scheme (Bristol City Council works)

There will be narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions in operation northbound and southbound until the end of September 2016.

M5 junction 18 to 17 (Hallen Hill): drainage and carriageway repairs

Various 24/7 lane closures on northbound carriageway only until mid-March 2016.

M4 junction 21 to 20: communications

A full Eastbound closure will take place from 10pm on 2 March until 6am the following morning. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

Gloucestershire

M5 junction 13 to 15: drainage works

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the southbound and northbound carriageway until April 2016.

M5 junction 14 to 12: bridge maintenance

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

A417 Zoons Court Roundabout to Brockworth Business Park: resurfacing

A full carriageway closure will take place from 8pm on the nights of 4, 7 and 8 March until 6am each following morning. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

Wiltshire

M4 junction 16 to 17: embankment works

Narrow lanes with 50mph speed restrictions will be in place on the westbound carriageway until mid-March.
A36 Alderbury to Brickworth: resurfacing

The carriageway will be closed nightly from 9pm on 29 February until 6am on 5 March. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

A303 Tintinhull: resurfacing

There will be a full closure of the eastbound exit slip between 8pm on 2 March until 6am the following morning. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

No planned works

Somerset

No planned works

BANES

A36 Limpley Stoke: (third party works) – Wales and West Utilities

24/7 traffic signals will be in operation from 9pm on 15 Feb until mid-March.

West Dorset

No planned works.

Devon

M5 junction 30 to 29: resurfacing

A full northbound main carriageway closure including northbound entry slip road will take place from 8pm on 1 March until 6am the following morning. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

There will be a full northbound junction 29 entry slip road closure nightly from 8pm on 29 February, 2, 3 and 4 March until 6am the following morning of each date. Diversions will be clearly signposted.

A303 Stopgate Cross to Marsh: carriageway repairs

Full closure will take place from 8pm on 29 February until 6am the following morning. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

Hampshire

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.

Published 26 February 2016