M5 Bridgwater junction

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're 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 southbound between junctions J23 and J24 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 07:00 on 16 December 2019 to 19:00 on 16 December 2019.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 12:38 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J23 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 December 2019 to 06:00 on 18 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 12:27 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J25 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 December 2019 to 06:00 on 18 December 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 December 2019 to 06:00 on 19 December 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 December 2019 to 06:00 on 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 12:21 pm
Location : The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J22 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 December 2019 to 06:00 on 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 1:08 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J23 and J21 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 December 2019 to 06:00 on 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 1:07 am
Location : The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J22 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 December 2019 to 06:00 on 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: December 13, 2019, 1:07 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 December 2019 to 06:00 on 17 December 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 December 2019 to 06:00 on 18 December 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 December 2019 to 06:00 on 19 December 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 December 2019 to 06:00 on 20 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J22 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 December 2019 to 06:00 on 17 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J22 and J23 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 December 2019 to 06:00 on 17 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J25 and J24 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J22 and J24 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 20 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J23 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 December 2019 to 06:00 on 17 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J24 and J22 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 20 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound exit slip at Sedgemoor Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 18:00 from 16 December 2019 to 19 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 18:00 from 16 December 2019 to 19 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 07:00 on 16 December 2019 to 18:00 on 19 December 2019.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J20 and J22 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 December 2019 to 06:00 on 19 December 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm
Location : The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J23 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 December 2019 to 06:00 on 17 December 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: December 12, 2019, 8:10 pm

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