M5 Bridgwater junctionRecently updated

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 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: July 20, 2017, 4:21 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:59 on 20 July 2017 to 05:30 on 21 July 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 July 2017 to 25 July 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 July 2017 to 29 July 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:21 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J24 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:59 on 20 July 2017 to 06:30 on 21 July 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:21 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J23 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:59 on 20 July 2017 to 06:30 on 21 July 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:21 pm

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