A5 Dodwells to Longshoot Widening

We plan to widen the current section of single carriageway between Dodwells roundabout and the Longshoot junction to a dual carriageway.

Region:  East Midlands
Start date:  2020-21
Cost:  £20-£25 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

Progress report

During the next 6 to 12 months we will be undertaking a number of technical surveys. These surveys will assist with commencing the proposed design.

Timeline

EventDate
Start of works2020-21
End of worksTBC

Why we need this scheme

The A5 in this area suffers from severe congestion. We need to relieve this congestion and improve traffic flow.

The scheme in detail

We are widening the current section of single carriageway between Dodwells roundabout and the Longshoot junction into a dual carriageway. We are also building a shared foot/cycleway to the south side of the carriageway. We plan to start work in 2020/21 subject to Land Purchase, however we’ll start design work this year to determine an appropriate option for the scheme. Some issues that may affect progress of the scheme are:
  • Compulsory land purchase
  • Flood plain consent
  • Third part landowner agreement

Aims

The aims of the scheme are to:
  • relieve congestion and improve traffic flow
  • improve safety for all road users

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The A46 southbound between the junctions with the M69 and the A428 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 10 August 2020 to 14 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 2:30 pm
Location : The A5 northbound between the junctions with the A4303 and the M69 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 29 August 2020.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the junctions with the M69 and the A4303 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 29 August 2020.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Bridge repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 8:00 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Bridge repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 14 August 2020 to 17 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:20 pm
Location : The A46 northbound between the A45 Coventry East and the junction with the M6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 10 August 2020 to 14 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:30 pm
Location : The A46 southbound between the junctions with the M6 and the A428 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 10 August 2020 to 14 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:30 pm
Location : The A46 southbound at the junction with the A428 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 10 August 2020 to 14 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 2:30 pm
Location : The A5 southbound between the M42 and the junction with the A444 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:30 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the A444 and the junction with the M42 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:30 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 5:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 5:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 2:02 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 2:02 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J2 from A4600/A46/M69. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 2:02 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 10:22 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the junctions with the A444 and the A47 Nuneaton. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the junctions with the A47 Nuneaton and the A444 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J3 and J4 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 12 August 2020 to 15:30 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 8:42 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the junctions with the A444 and the A47 Nuneaton. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 18:00 on 10 August 2020 to 23:59 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:52 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the junctions with the A47 Nuneaton and the A444 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 18:00 on 10 August 2020 to 23:59 on 12 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:52 am
Location : The A46 northbound between the A45 Coventry East and the junction with the M6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:30 on 28 July 2020 to 15:30 on 11 September 2020.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 1:42 pm
Location : The A46 southbound between the M6 and the junction with the A428 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:30 on 28 July 2020 to 15:30 on 11 September 2020.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 1:42 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J3 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 3, 2020, 8:12 pm
Location : The A5 northbound between the A426 and the junction with the A4303 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 August 2020 to 06:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 1, 2020, 7:12 pm
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 21:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 3:45 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 from A4600/A46/M69 and J3A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 3:45 pm
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 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 3:45 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 3:45 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 3:22 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 2:53 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 2:53 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4A and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 31 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:03 pm
Location : The A5 northbound between the A47 Hinckley and the junction with the A444 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 12 August 2020 to 14 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the A444 and the junction with the A47 Nuneaton. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 August 2020 to 05:00 on 12 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The A5 southbound between the A444 and the junction with the A47 Hinckley. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 12 August 2020 to 14 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the A47 Nuneaton and the junction with the A444 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 August 2020 to 05:00 on 12 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the A47 Nuneaton and the junction with the A444 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 10 August 2020 to 05:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 13 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 August 2020 to 06:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 August 2020 to 06:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 10:42 am

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