20 August 2012
M4 M5 Managed Motorway Scheme
M4 Junction 19-20
The M4 eastbound and westbound from Junction 20 to Junction 19 will be closed overnight from 10pm until 6am the following morning on Tuesday 21, Thursday 23, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 August. The following link road will also be closed from 9pm on the same dates:
* M5 south to M4 west link road
M5 junction 16 slip road and M5 north to M4 east and west link roads
The M5 junction 16 northbound entry slip road and M5 north to M4 east and west link roads will be closed overnight on Friday 17 August from 9pm to 6am the following morning.
Clearly signposted diversion routes will be in place throughout the above closures.
M5 Junction 29
Lane closures remain in place on the A30, M5 northbound off-slip and southbound off-slip at Junction 29 as work continues to upgrade the junction.
Some lane restrictions are being removed or partially removed during the morning and evening rush hours to minimise delays as much as possible.
The right turn from A30 westbound to M5 North also remains closed. Traffic is being diverted via Moor Lane Roundabout, back onto the eastbound carriageway of the A30 to continue northbound on the M5.
Routes for cyclists and pedestrians are being maintained through the scheme, with some minor diversions.
From 07 December, works to carry out construction activities including carriageway widening, surfacing, drainage, loop cutting and gantry erection works will require the overnight closure of:
* the northbound exit slip road at M5 Junction 29;
* the northbound entry slip road at M5 Junction 29;
* the southbound entry slip road at M5 Junction 29.
Only one slip road would be closed at a time. There would also be lane closures through the works.
A417 Trunk Road
The A417 trunk road in Gloucestershire (from Air Balloon roundabout to Burford Road junction) will be closed overnight from 13 August to carry out routine maintenance works including surfacing, studding and white lining works.
The closures will be in place from 8pm until 6am the following morning and will be in operation from 13 August and will take around four weeks, depending on weather. The works will be phased to minimise disruption and will include closure of:
* both carriageways of the A417 trunk road between the Air Balloon roundabout, near Cheltenham, and the A429 Burford Road junction, Cirencester
* the southbound and northbound entry and exit slip roads at the A417 Quarry junction
* the southbound exit slip road and the northbound entry slip road at the A417 Burford Road junction
Southbound traffic will be diverted from the Air Balloon roundabout to travel east along the A436 and A40 to join the A429 near Northleach and travel south to the A417 Burford Road junction. Northbound traffic will be diverted at the Burford Road junction to follow the above diversion in reverse to reach the Air Balloon roundabout. Traffic wishing to join the A417 at the Quarry Road junction will be diverted via Stratton and Cirencester to the Burford Road junction to either continue south or join the northbound diversion route. The closures and diversion routes will be clearly signposted during the works period.
A40 Trunk Road at Huntley Hill in the District of Forest of Dean
Work on the A40 Trunk Road at Huntley Hill, west of Gloucester, will require a 40 miles per hour speed limit from a point 300 metres east of the centre of its junction with Hinders Lane to a point 300 metres west of the centre of its junction with Saunders Close. This measure would be in the interests of road safety until embankment stabilisation works and the installation of a permanent safety barrier can be carried out. The speed limit will last until the danger to the public has ended.
No planned roadworks.
A419 trunk road - Commonhead Roundabout, Swindon
Carriageway surveying and general maintenance works will require the overnight closure of the southbound and northbound carriageways of the A419 Trunk Road between the respective exit and entry slip roads at the A4259 Commonhead Roundabout.
It is expected that the works would take place for one night every six weeks between 19 December 2011 and 20 November 2012.
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