Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: Weekly summary for Monday 3 November – Sunday 9 November 2014

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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M4 Severn Bridge: Maintenance

Full closure of the eastbound carriageway will be in place from 10pm on Saturday 8 November until 6am on Sunday 9 November. Diversion will be clearly sign posted.


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. 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.

A36 Upton Lovell: Improvements

24 hour temporary traffic signals will be in operation to carry out improvements until end of December 2014. North Somerset

M5 between Junction 19: Maintenance

Full closure of Junction 19 northbound entry slip road will be in place from 8pm on Tuesday 4 November until 6am on Wednesday 5 November. The diversion will be clearly signposted.

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 from Wednesday 5 November and southbound from Thursday 6 November until late December 2014.


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.


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 3 November 2014