New Year roadworks: 12 Motorway and A road closures for Gloucestershire drivers this week

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that three closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

• M48, from 9pm October 4 2021 to 6am March 9 2022, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 Severn Bridge eastbound, carriageway closed overnight for bridge maintenance works. Diversion via M4 Prince of Wales Bridge.

• M48, from 9pm October 11 2021 to 6am March 16 2022, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 Severn Bridge westbound, carriageway closed overnight for maintenance works. Diversion via M4 Prince of Wales Bridge.

And a further nine closures will begin over the next seven days:

• M4, from 8am to 2pm on January 4, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 Prince of Wales Bridge westbound, lane closure for barrier repairs.

• M4, from 8pm January 4 to 6am January 5, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 westbound, between M4 and junction 1 closed for survey works, diversion via M4 west to junction 23a then return M4 east to M48 east.

• M32, from 9.30pm January 4 to 6am January 27, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M32 southbound, junction 1 closed between the exit and entry slips for survey works, diversion via the southbound, exit and entry slips.

• M5, from 6am January 5 to 8pm February 22, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5, junction 18a to 17 lane closure 24 / seven northbound, for fence work and pond removal.

• M4, from 8pm January 5 to 6am January 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M48 westbound, between M4 and junction 1 lane closure for survey works.

• M4, from 8pm January 5 to 5.30am January 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 18 to 19 lane closures for signal repair.

• M4, from 8pm January 6 to 5.30am January 7, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 18 to 19 lane closures for signal repair.

• A46, from 9am to midday, on January 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A46 Cold Ashton Roundabout traffic signals for South Gloucestershire Council works.

• M32, from 8pm January 10 to 6am January 11, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M4 eastbound, junction 20 exit slip to M5 closed for survey works, diversion via M4 east to junction 19 then M32 south to junction 1 and return M32 north to junction 19 then M4 west to junction 20.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.

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