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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M5 closed tonight for bridge installation

The Highways Agency has announced that the M5 motorway will be closed tonight (Saturday 5th February 2011) in both directions between junctions 17 (Cribbs Causeway) and 18 (Avonmouth). The closure is necessary to allow contractors to reinstate the Lawrence Weston pedestrian and cyclist bridge, which was demolished on Christmas Day 2009. The closure of the notorway is scheduled to last

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M5 closed on Christmas Day

The Highways Agency has announced that the M5 motorway will be closed in both directions between junctions 17 (Cribbs Causeway) and 18 (Avonmouth) on Christmas Day. The closure is necessary to allow contractors to demolish Lawrence Weston Bridge, which will be replaced by a new structure in the new year. Diversions via the M4 and M49 will be operation. Read

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