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 M6 northbound between junctions J2 from A4600 northbound and J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:00 on 21 August 2019 to 06:00 on 17 November 2019.
Posted: August 24, 2019, 12:25 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 and J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 3 January 2020.
Posted: August 24, 2019, 12:15 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J2 and J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:03 on 5 August 2019 to 06:00 on 3 January 2020.
Posted: August 24, 2019, 12:15 pm
Location : The M69 southbound between junction J1 and the M6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 7:13 pm
Location : The M69 northbound between the M6 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 7:13 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 1 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 4:55 pm
Location : The A5 southbound between the M69 and the junction with the A4303 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 5 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 4:01 am
Location : The A5 northbound between the A4303 and the junction with the M69 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 5 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 4:01 am
Location : The M69 northbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 28 August 2019 to 16:30 on 28 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:31 pm
Location : The M69 southbound between the M1 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 28 August 2019 to 16:30 on 28 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:31 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 : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 1 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 11:53 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 August 2019 to 06:00 on 10 November 2019.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 23 September 2019 to 29 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 : From 22:00 on 29 August 2019 to 06:00 on 30 August 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 31 August 2019 to 06:00 on 1 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 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 27 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 September 2019 to 16 September 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J2 from M69 southbound. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 3 January 2020.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 23 September 2019 to 29 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 23 September 2019 to 29 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 23 September 2019 to 29 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M69 southbound between the M1 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 27 August 2019 to 16:30 on 27 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at Corley Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
Location : The M69 northbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 27 August 2019 to 16:30 on 27 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm
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 : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 August 2019 to 2 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 9 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 23 September 2019 to 29 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:40 pm

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