M5 Bridgwater junctionRecently updated

Widening the slip roads at junction 23 on the M5.

Region:  South West
Start date:  2020/21
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Why we need this scheme

We are planning to widen the slip roads at junction 23 on the M5. The junction currently suffers from queueing and delays at peak hours and seasonal times. We aim to improve this by increasing capacity at the junction.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion at the junction
  • support economic growth in the Sedgemoor district
  • support the development of Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J20 . Reason : Emergency litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 27 August 2018 to 31 August 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 3 September 2018 to 7 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 10 September 2018 to 14 September 2018.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:50 am
Location : The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J22 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:01 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 8:30 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J22 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:01 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 1 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 September 2018 to 8 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:01 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J23 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 9:20 am

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