Two new services started Sept 6th serving Severn Beach and Western Approach / Central Park.Download the poster here.Download Service 10 timetable here. Also displayed below.Download Service 12 timetable here. Also displayed below. We hope that these services can improve accessibility to employment across the area. We welcome any feedback on these services. Service 12 – Severn Beach & Cribbs Causeway … Bristol Parkway – Monday to Sunday Service 10 & 11 – Monday to Friday Service 10 & 11 – Saturday and Sunday
Bristol City Council’s traffic signal maintenance contractor will be completing repairs to the traffic signal detection overnight from 19:00 on Weds.12th August to 07:00 on Thurs. 13th August 2020.It is anticipated that the work can be completed during this time. If the problem is not fixed it may be necessary to return for further works. At present the loops within the carriageway are not detecting vehicles. This is causing a timing issue at the traffic signal junction. These works should fix the detection problem, which means all vehicles will be detected and a demand created correcting the timing. The working area will be on Kings Weston Lane on the approach to the traffic signals with St Andrews Road. No works will take place on St Andrews Road at this time. If you have any queries please email.
This is an appeal for courtesy towards Active Travellers – pedestrians and cyclists. Active Travel is an important way for many of our colleagues to get to work across Portbury, Avonmouth and Severnside. A lot of effort is being invested in improving our walking and cycling routes and making them safer. Please, please, please don’t park or block pavements and cycle paths across the area. If you have insufficient space to park your vehicles, please get in touch and we’ll work with you to find solutions.
In February 2020, the application process began for a £100k grant from Go Ultra Low West, a £7m transport project that provides the infrastructure for large scale conversion to electric and ultra-low emission vehicles in the West of England. This grant will be spent over a 12-month period and used to set up and run a zero emission freight consolidation centre, or support an existing initiative with the same goal. A zero emission vehicle is one that produces no greenhouse gases or air pollutant tailpipe emissions, such as electric cars, electric lorries, electric vans, electric scooters, electrically assisted trailers, electrically assisted pedal cycles, and bicycles. This project will: – raise the profile of electric vehicles in Bristol – provide a best practice example of freight consolidation – adopt an innovative approach to zero emission freight consolidation. The outcome of the grant should be a reduction in the number of heavy-goods vehicles entering the city by consolidating deliveries using a more sustainable approach, such as EV vans or electric cycles – this will help to improve air quality in Bristol. The application period is now reopen with a final deadline for applications of 19/08/2020 12:00hrs (noon). You can apply here. For more information about freight consolidation, please contact the councils Transport Team. More here.
As part of the M5 J19 southbound exit-slip improvement works (more information here), the M5 J19 southbound exit slip will be closed on: 24, 25 and 26 July 2020. Works will take place overnight from 8pm to 6am. The slip road and part of the roundabout will be closed. Access to Gordano Services will be maintained via a diversion route which will be clearly signed. During the day the slip road and roundabout will remain open and narrow lanes will be in place. Highways England: “Please accept our apologies in advance for any disruption this may cause.”
Gipsies Platt bridleway will be closed for improvement works from Monday 20 July 2020 until around mid November 2020. The plan below indicates the closure and the diversionary routes. You can also download it here. This work is part of the work to put in place the SGC01 walking and cycling route running from Cribbs Causeway to Severn Beach. Work on the bridleways that have been closed on the southern side of the A403 has now been completed and are expected to be reopened today (Fri. 17th July 20). SGC01 is part of the Avonmouth Severnside Walking & Cycling Routes project funded by Highways England in partnership with S. Glos. Council, Sustrans, SevernNet and Bristol City Council.
Essential surfacing works need to be carried out on the north bound exit slip road at junction 18 of the M5. To minimise disruption, Highways England will work overnight when there are fewer vehicles on the road. During the day the carriageway will be kept open as usual. DatesThe work will start on the evening of Monday 20 July and finish on the morning of Wednesday 29 July . Work will take place at night time on weeknights only, between 8pm and 6am. Traffic ManagementWhilst work is taking place, the north bound exit slip road at junction 18 on the M5 will be fully closed. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place during this time. Highways England: “Please accept our apologies in advance for any disruption this may cause.”
To alleviate congestion at J19 of the M5, Highways England (HE) is reconfiguring the lanes within the exit-slip and roundabout to allow traffic to flow more freely. The work will take place in three phases. – Preparatory work will begin on 29th June. – Wales and West Utilites will then carry out required works – HE will then return to site to complete traffic flow improvement works which is anticipated to be complete in November 2020 Working hours and traffic managementDuring the day the slip road and roundabout will remain open and narrow lanes will be in place.Overnight from 8pm to 6am the slip road and part of the roundabout will be closed.Access to Gordano Services will be maintained where possible. Work will be undertaken overnight from Monday to Friday with some overnight Sunday work when necessary.Clearly signed diversion routes will be in place as agreed with North Somerset and Bristol City Council. HE offers apologies in advance for any disruption this may cause.
M32 Junction 1 to Junction 2 will be closed to allow Highways England to carry out cyclical maintenance and install ducting. Closures overnight only 8pm to 6am the following morning The Southbound carriageway only will be affected. Motorists will be diverted via Filton Road, A38 Gloucester Road and the B4469 to re-join the M32 at J2 Eastville
M5 Junction 17 to Junction 18 will be closed to allow Highways England to carry out cyclical maintenance plus gantry and cabling works. Closures overnight only 8pm to 6am the following morning Travel will be affacted in both directions Motorists will be diverted via the M49 and M4 before re-joining the M5