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Widening the slip roads at junction 23 on the M5.

Region:  South West
Start date:  TBC
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Why we need this scheme

We are planning to widen the slip roads at junction 23 on the M5. The junction currently suffers from queueing and delays at peak hours and seasonal times. We aim to improve this by increasing capacity at the junction.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion at the junction
  • support economic growth in the Sedgemoor district
  • support the development of Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station

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Location : The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 1 October 2017 to 06:00 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 2 October 2017 to 15:30 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 19:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 3 October 2017 to 15:30 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 1 October 2017 to 06:00 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 2 October 2017 to 15:30 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 19:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 3 October 2017 to 15:30 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 1 October 2017 to 06:00 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 2 October 2017 to 15:30 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 19:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 3 October 2017 to 15:30 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 1 October 2017 to 06:00 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 2 October 2017 to 15:30 on 2 October 2017. Schedule : From 19:00 on 2 October 2017 to 06:00 on 3 October 2017. Schedule : From 09:30 on 3 October 2017 to 15:30 on 3 October 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:30 on 18 December 2017.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm

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