M6 junction 10 improvementRecently updated

Highways England and Walsall Council are developing plans to provide a long term improvement to M6 junction 10.

Region:  West Midlands
Start date:  2019/20
Cost:  ÂŁ64.5 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

Walsall Council and Highways England have submitted a joint planning application for the proposed improvement scheme at M6 junction 10. The full planning application is available to view on the Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council website.

The Local Planning Authority is required to undertake a formal period of public consultation prior to deciding the outcome of the planning application.

Anyone can respond to a planning consultation. Formal comments on the planning application should be sent to the Local Planning Authority by emailing: PlanningM6J10@walsall.gov.uk.

What’s next

If planning consent is secured, we will complete the detailed design of the scheme, taking into account any planning conditions.

Timeline

Event Date
Public consultation December 2015
Planning process Summer 2017
Start of construction 2019/20

Why we need this scheme

The M6 junction 10 currently experiences significant congestion and traffic delays, particularly during morning and evening peak times. Road capacity problems have been identified as one of the main transport issues facing the Black Country within the West Midlands Local Transport Plan. Highways England is working collaboratively with Walsall council to deliver the scheme within the current budget and to meet commitments made in our Delivery Plan and Walsall Council’s major transport scheme priorities for the period 2015-19.

Aims

The aims of the scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion, rat-running and queues to create a freer-flowing road network
  • support economic growth by improving access to motorways and Walsall Enterprise Zone sites, attracting new business and development to the area
  • provide a safe, well maintained road network
  • avoid future major maintenance by replacing the bridges now
  • improve conditions for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders at the junction

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 25, 2018, 4:27 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 2, 3 and 4 are closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 07:57 on 24 February 2018 to 06:00 on 27 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 11:06 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J6 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 26 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 10:23 pm
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 27 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 10:18 pm
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 26 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 9:18 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 26 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 7:22 pm
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 27 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 7:08 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J9 and J8 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 12:47 on 28 August 2017 to 06:00 on 31 August 2018.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 6:25 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J7 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 27 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 6:16 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2018 to 11 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 3:40 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2018 to 11 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 3:40 pm
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2018 to 11 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 24, 2018, 3:40 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J7 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 March 2018 to 06:00 on 2 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 27 February 2018 to 05:00 on 28 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M54 westbound exit slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 26 February 2018 to 23 April 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M54 westbound entry slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 26 February 2018 to 23 April 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M5 slip road to the M6 southbound . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 March 2018 to 06:00 on 2 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J9 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 27 February 2018 to 05:00 on 28 February 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J10A and J11 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J10A and J11A . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 13:50 on 15 November 2017 to 18:00 on 31 January 2019.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between the M6 northbound and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 March 2018 to 06:00 on 2 March 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J9 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 27 February 2018 to 05:00 on 28 February 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between the M6 northbound and junction J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 March 2018 to 06:00 on 2 March 2018.
Posted: February 23, 2018, 7:33 pm

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