Road closures: seven for Birmingham drivers this week

Drivers in and around Birmingham will have seven National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around Birmingham will have seven National Highways road closures to watch out for 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 five closures will begin over the next seven days:

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    M6, from 11pm August 11 to 6am August 12, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound, jct six to jct eight, lane closures for barrier repairs.

    M6, from 9pm August 15 to 5am September 17, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound, junction 3A onto the M42 northbound, J9, lane closures with lane switching for drainage works.

    A456, from 9.30am to 3pm on August 16, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A456 / M5, junction three roundabout and junction 3 southbound, exit slip road, Lane closure on roundabout and slip road, to support off network lane closures on Quinton Expressway for weed spraying.

    M6, from 8pm August 16 to 6am August 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound, junction 3 to junction 4, Lane closure for White Lining/Road Markings.

    M6, from 9pm August 17 to 6am August 30, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 6 to junction 4, carriageway closure for construction improvement/upgrade.

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