Birmingham road closures: five for motorists to avoid this week

Birmingham's motorists will have five road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Birmingham's motorists will have five road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And one of them is expected to cause delays of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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

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    M6, from 9pm September 18 2019 to 6am December 31 2022, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6, junction 6 BC link road, 24 hour hatched area for bridge repairs.

    A5, from 9pm December 8 2021 to 5.30am September 30 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 westbound, hints bypass between the A453 and A38 junctions, (tamworth to lichfield), temporary speed, lane closures with switching and narrow lanes running for general construction works.

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

    M6, from 9pm May 23 to 6am June 1, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 from, junction 6 to junction 5 southbound, lane closure leading to link road closure for bridge repair works.

    M6, from 9pm May 25 to 6am May 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 3A to junction 3, Lane closures for technology repairs.

    M42, from 10pm May 25 to 5am May 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound, junction 4 link road to M42 southbound, junction 7A, lane closure on link road for bridge inspection works for HS2.

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