A46 Coventry junctions upgrade

Improving the Binley and Walsgrave roundabouts on the A46 near Coventry. Upgrading the trunk road sections of the A45 and A46 between the M6 and M40 to full expressway standard.

Region:  West Midlands
Start date:  Spring 2020
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  Spring 2022
Programme:  

Progress report

Since the preferred route announcement in 2018 we have been progressing our plans for the Binley junction (also known as the TGI Island), where current levels of congestion are having a serious effect on communities and businesses.

We have been undertaking further assessment and design work to ensure we are delivering a solution that supports economic growth in the area by improving traffic flow and safety, whilst providing value for money. We are also carefully considering feedback received from the public events held in 2018 and from our ongoing stakeholder engagement.

What's next?

We are continuing our ongoing design work for the Binley junction and plan to commence the statutory process in spring 2019. We remain on track to commence construction in 2020 and be completed in 2022.

We are developing options for the Walsgrave junction. Once viable options have been developed we will hold another public information event, where you will be able to share your views. We remain committed to working with the local community and stakeholders as we bring our plans forward.

Timeline

Event Date
Public consultation February 2017
Public information exhibition 16 and 17 March 2018
Start formal planning process Spring 2019
Start of construction Spring 2020
Open for traffic Spring 2022

Why we need this scheme

The A46 is a strategic link between the East and West Midlands, connecting Coventry and Warwickshire to the motorway network. Current congestion levels are having a serious effect on communities and businesses and could constrain future development in the area.

Aims

The aims of the scheme are to:

  • improve safety
  • support the growing economy
  • support the smooth flow of traffic
  • increase capacity
  • relieve congestion

Project media files and documents

Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J2 from A46 northbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 20 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 2:43 am
Location : The M69 northbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:12 pm
Location : The A46 northbound between the A452 and the junction with the A45 Coventry West. Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 18:00 from 21 February 2019 to 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:34 pm
Location : The A46 southbound between the A45 Coventry West and the junction with the A452 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 18:00 from 21 February 2019 to 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:34 pm
Location : The M69 southbound between junction J1 and the M6 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M69 southbound between junction J1 and the M6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M45 eastbound between the junctions with the A45 and the M1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 4 August 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:32 am
Location : The A46 southbound entry slip from the M6 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:12 pm
Location : The A46 northbound exit slip to the M6 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:12 pm
Location : The A46 northbound. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:12 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J4A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 March 2019 to 9 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 March 2019 to 16 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 March 2019 to 21 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:42 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the junctions with the A4303 and the M69 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 16:30 on 5 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:16 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 from A46 northbound and J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:00 on 16 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 from A46 northbound and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 February 2019 to 06:00 on 25 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M69 northbound entry slip at junction . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 25 February 2019 to 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M45 eastbound between the junctions with the A45 and the M1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 21 February 2019 to 16:00 on 21 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M69 northbound between the M6 and junction J1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 25 February 2019 to 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the junctions with the M69 and the A47 Hinckley. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 24 February 2019 to 05:30 on 25 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J3 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M69 southbound between junction J1 and the M6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 25 February 2019 to 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the junctions with the A47 Nuneaton and the M69 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 24 February 2019 to 05:30 on 25 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M69 northbound at junction . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 25 February 2019 to 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 23 February 2019 to 08:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 2 March 2019 to 08:00 on 3 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 March 2019 to 08:00 on 10 March 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 March 2019 to 08:00 on 17 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am

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