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M5 J19 to J18 Avonmouth Bridge overnight works from 26th Sept. to 28th Oct. 2022

National Highways (NH) will be carrying out resurfacing works on the Avonmouth Bridge from Mon. 26th September until Fri. 28th October 2022.The work will take place overnight from 22:00 until 06:00.One lane will be kept open in both directions at all times.The bridge will be open as usual at all other times.Traffic managementThe M5 will have lane restrictions in place between J18 and J19.To resurface the Avonmouth Bridge deck safely NH need to close 3 lanes in each direction, however one lane (lane 4) will remain open at all times.Southbound M49 traffic will be diverted to St Brendan’s roundabout before joining the M5 southbound.NH always aim to work to the programme, however unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes. If you would like further information about this work, please contact National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person, or email: info@nationalhighways.co.uk
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M48 cable inspection works running until Jan 2023 – with closure this weekend

National Highways is undertaking a programme of work relating to cable inspection which will run until January 2023. See more details below.M48 Bridge Closure this weekendAs part of this work, there is a need for the M48 Bridge to be closed in both directions from today, Friday 30th September at 19:00 until Monday 3rd October at 06:00.Cable Inspection Works ProgrammeTo carry out these cable inspections and to ensure the safety of both the travelling public and our workforce, long-term lane closures will be put in place. The inspection works will involve the closure of one lane westbound from the 22 June 2022 until around January 2023, and one eastbound starting from July 2022 until around November 2022, with the overall programme of works lasting for around eight months.During the period of lane closures, vehicles over 2.9 metres wide will be prohibited from using the M48 Severn Bridge, and the bridge will also be closed totally over three weekends to enable the lifting of the inspection gantries to a high level on the suspension cable. We will communicate these well in advance. You can keep up to date with the works and read the latest update here: ttps://nationalhighways.co.uk/our-roads/south-west/m48-severn-bridge-suspension-cable-inspections/ M4 Bridge MaintenanceThe M4 Bridge will be closed for maintenance overnight as per the above table:Eastbound –  Mon 3rd Oct at 21:00 to Tues 4th Oct at 06:00Westbound – Mon 10th Oct at 21:00 to Tues 11th Oct at 06:00                        Tue 11th Oct at 22:00 to Weds 12th Oct at 06:00
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M49 Northbound & Southbound Full Overnight Closures – Mon 11th to Sat 16th July

National Highways will shortly be carrying out essential road marking and stud renewal works on the M49.The work will start on the evening of  Monday 11 July and finish on the morning of Saturday 16 July and will take place overnight between the hours of 21:00 and 06:00 on weeknights only.The work is currently programmed as follows: Mon 11 July to Weds 13 JulyFull overnight closure of the M49 southbound for 2 nights from 22:00 until 06:00 the following morning. Weds 13 July to Sat 16 JulyFull overnight closure of the M49 northbound for 3 nights from 22:00 until 06:00 the following morning.There will also be lane closures from 21:00 until 22:00 for the duration of the works. There will be a fully signed diversion route in place during the full overnight closure, but please allow extra time for your journey. If you would like further information about this work, please contact National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person, or email: info@nationalhighways.co.uk
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M48 Severn Bridge cable inspection works closure weekend from Fri eve 1st July 2022

Update from National Highways”Unfortunately, weather conditions last weekend while we had the M48 bridge closed (25 and 26 June) meant we weren’t able to complete all the necessary works to lift the gantries into place on the support trestles, as it wouldn’t have been safe to do so. As such, weather permitting, a further full closure of the M48 Severn Bridge will be taking place this weekend, from 7pm on Friday 1 July until 6am on Monday 4 July. During the full closure, diversion routes will be in place across the M4 Prince of Wales bridge. The eastbound foot and cycle path will remain open. We weren’t able to safely complete the crane lifting operations to move the gantry platforms from the lorries on the carriageway onto the support trestles due to high winds during the closure. We did however make some good progress, including the installation of gantry support trestles and temporary barriers on the westbound carriageway, removal of redundant electrical cables on the suspension cable at areas critical to the project and removal of lighting columns in close proximity to gantry access platforms. Keep up to date with the works You can keep up to date with the works and read the latest update here:  Getting in touch with National Highways If you would like more information about this work, please contact the National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person, or email: info@highwaysengland.co.uk  For information on all of our works in the South West please follow us on Twitter @HighwaysSWEST” 13/6/22 – M48 Severn Bridge cable inspection works starting 22nd June 2022 until Jan 2023 In order to ensure that structures on the Strategic Road Network in England are kept in good condition and remain safe for the public who use them, National Highways need to conduct regular checks to monitor how they are performing and repair any damage that is found. One of these structures is the Severn Bridge carrying the M48 over the River Severn, where we are required to inspect the suspension cables.To carry out these cable inspections and to ensure the safety of both the travelling public and our workforce, long-term lane closures will be put in place. The inspection works will involve the closure of one lane westbound from the 22 June 2022 until around January 2023, and one eastbound starting from July 2022 until around November 2022, with the overall programme of works lasting for around eight months. During the period of lane closures, vehicles over 2.9 metres wide will be prohibited from using the M48 Severn Bridge, and the bridge will also be closed totally over three weekends to enable the lifting of the inspection gantries to a high level on the suspension cable. We will communicate these well in advance. The first full closure is planned for the weekend of 25 and 26 June, with motorists being diverted across the M4 Prince of Wales Bridge. To minimise any future disruption, maintenance work will also be undertaken during the closures, including refurbishment and maintenance of many bridge expansion joints, carriageway surfacing repairs, reinstatement of some under bridge gantry bogies and wheels, sweeping and litter picking, blasting and painting of parapets and lighting column bases, weld repairs, carriageway inspections, and gulley and drain cleaning.The full details and press release can be found here.To follow the progress of the works and to keep up to date, please visit this webpage.National Highways “We will make every effort to ensure the impact on the local community and travelling public is kept to a minimum. We always aim to work to the programme, however unforeseen circumstances or adverse weather conditions may mean changes to it.”If you would like more information about this work, please contact the National Highways Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 open 24/7, who will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate person, or email.For information on all of our works in the South West please follow us on Twitter @HighwaysSWEST
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M5 Avonmouth A4 to M5 link bridge works – closures – Tue 18th Jan to Fri 28th Jan

Location: Severn Road (A403) – see map below Works: National Highways – replace the bridge joint on the M5 Avonmouth A4 to M5 link bridge (i) Duration: 11 days Dates: Tuesday 18th to Friday 28th January 2022 Times: Overnight closures weekdays and complete closure over weekend (ii) Works Ref: 611109 TM plan: see notes below (ii) Notes: (i) National Highways (NH) need to replace the bridge joint on the M5 Avonmouth A4 to M5 link bridge. To fit the joint safely NH need to close the bridge for a full weekend to enable them to fit the joint. Please see details in (ii) below. NH will also resurface the bridge deck entry point, renew lining and studs and replace the kerbing. This part of the work will take place overnight when traffic flows are at their lowest and NH will complete noisiest works before 11pm where possible. (ii) 18 to 20 January – 8pm to 6am overnight closures – During the day the link bridge will be open as usual21 to 23 January – full weekend closure – 8pm Friday 21 to 6am Monday 24 January24 to 28 January – 8pm to 6am overnight closures – During the day the link bridge will be open as usual During the closures a diversion route will be in place via Portway roundabout, the A4 and Crowley Way roundabout.