Highways England (HE) is undertaking a scheme to install new driver information signs between junction 17 and 18 (northbound and southbound) on the M5. The scheme will improve the quality and consistency of driver information along this stretch of the M5. It will give the South West Regional Control Centre greater visibility of this area

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Highways England has just notified us that it will not be possible to reopen the above link road tomorrow morning, as planned. This is due to a combination of technical issues that have been discovered as work has progressed and the recent poor weather. They will be working 24/7 to reopen the road on Friday 14 September 2018 at 6am. Highways

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Our next SevernNet Transport Forum will be held on Weds. 18th July at 09:30, hosted by The Bristol Port Company at St. Andrew’s House, Avonmouth. BS11 9DQ. If you would like to attend please email kate.royston@severnnet.org or call 07969 569 444. Agenda items will include: M49 junction progress with the Highways England Project Manager and

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From Monday 23rd April there will be two way signals in place on Severn Road north of Chittening Road in connection with an oil pipeline. The signals will be taken up and down each day for up to a week. Traffic management will not be in place until 09.00 to minimise the impact of the morning

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A gas generating station is being developed at Rockingham. To support this development: a contractor (CM Utilities) is laying a gas main from Kings Weston Lane to Rockingham via the A403. a contractor (Western Power Distribution) is taking electricity cables from the sub station at Avonmouth Way, up Kings Weston Lane, Merebank Road and Poplar Way

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Bristol Water and Western Power Distribution will be undertaking work for Clugston, the contractors for the Viridor plant, on Severn Road. We understand this work will commence once the Rockingham work has been completed and will take a couple of months. We will endeavour to keep you posted.

  Cenex and the Energy Saving Trust have been procured by Bristol City Council to garner people’s views in a major regional study of electric vehicle charging. A major public market research initiative has been launched to help inform the future development of the West of England region’s chargepoint network for electric vehicles. The organisations

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