Press release

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 8 August to Sunday 14 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: cable work

Westbound carriageway, including junction 1 entry slip road, will be closed from 6am on 13 August until 10pm on 14 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

M5 junction 17: structure repairs

Southbound carriageway will be closed nightly, 9pm to 6am, between the off and on slip roads from 8 August until 13 August. Diversion will be off and back on the slip roads.

M4 junction 18 to 19: Western Power work

Eastbound and westbound carriageway will be closed overnight from 11.59pm on 14 August until 6am on 15 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.

M5 junction 9: resurfacing

Northbound exit slip road will be closed nightly, 9pm to 6am, Monday to Friday only, until 11 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

North Somerset

M5 junction 20: surveys

Northbound exit slip road will be closed nightly, 8pm to 6am, from 8 August until 10 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

BANES

A46/A4 London Road roundabout: maintenance

Southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight from 8pm on 12 August until 6am on 13 August. Diversion will be clearly signposted.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

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Published 5 August 2016

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