M5

The 161.7 mile long M5 motor­way links the West Mid­lands with the South West of England.

The motor­way is a pop­u­lar hol­i­day route dur­ing the sum­mer months con­nect­ing towns and cities which include Birm­ing­ham, Worces­ter, Chel­tenham, Bris­tol and Exeter.

M5 Traffic Information

Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J29 and J28 . Status : Pending. Schedule : From 12:30 on 26 August 2016 to 16:30 on 26 August 2016. Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 August 2016 to 23 December 2016. Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

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Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 23 November 2016. Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J4 and J4A . Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 1 September 2016 to 06:00 on 2 September 2016. Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 August 2016 to 23 December 2016. Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J4 and J4A . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

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M5 Road Projects

M5 junction 9

Car­riage­way resur­fac­ing works con­sist­ing of var­i­ous sizes of patch­ing and rein­state­ment of road mark­ings and studs together with new anti-skid surfacing

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M5 Bridgwater Junction

We will be widen­ing the slip roads at Junc­tion 23 on the M5.

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Fuel Price Indicator Trial

The trial will involve the instal­la­tion of new elec­tronic signs on the verge of the M5 south­bound car­riage­way, between junc­tion 15 (Bris­tol) and junc­tion 3

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M5 junction 3 to junction 4a northbound and southbound resurfacing

The aim of this scheme is to resur­face the north­bound and south­bound car­riage­ways of the M5 between junc­tion 3 to 4a.

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M5 Junction 5 with A38 North and Southbound Improvement scheme

This is a junc­tion improve­ment scheme to improve the flow around the round­about and giv­ing pri­or­ity to traf­fic trav­el­ling off the M5 Southbound

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