Almondsbury Roundabout on the A38 Gloucester Road.

More roadworks at M5 junction 16 (Almondsbury) due to start this week

Improvement work on the northbound exit slip road at junction 16 of the M5 (Almondsbury) is due to get under way this week. The Highways Agency is carrying out the work as part of the Government’s Pinch Point programme, which forms part of the growth initiative outlined during the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in November 2011. According to the agency: “Pinch Points provides smaller scale improvements

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A38 bus lane opens after months of disruption

A new northbound bus lane on the A38 Gloucester Road between Patchway and Aztec West has entered service following months of construction and associated traffic disruption. Work on the Greater Bristol Bus Network (GBBN) funded scheme started in April 2010 and was originally due to finish by October but “engineering issues” and “adverse weather conditions” saw its completion slip to

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