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 J24 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:00 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J23 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:00 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J20 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:01 on 26 September 2018 to 16:00 on 26 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 10:20 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J25 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:01 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 September 2018 to 29 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 9:10 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 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 September 2018 to 29 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 9:10 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J21 and J22 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:01 on 25 September 2018 to 04:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 8:01 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:01 on 25 September 2018 to 04:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 8:01 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J22 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:01 and 06:00 from 25 September 2018 to 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:30 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J22 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J24 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J22 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J21 and J23 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 southbound between junctions J23 and J28 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 16:00 from 1 October 2018 to 5 October 2018.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:20 am
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm

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