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The junction

Highways England met with The Bristol Port Company, SevernNet and other stakeholders in July to discuss plans to alleviate some of the congestion at the junction.


The recent re-lining providing two lanes on the slip road and roundabout for Portishead traffic has made a significant difference. However, this may attract users back and the benefits will be reduced over time.


Further medium term improvements are being considered in three phases.


To learn more, a short presentation is available here, and a summary of the meeting is available here.


We all need to play our part in helping reduce congestion such as avoiding using the area in peak times,