Road closures: almost a dozen for Sandwell drivers this week

Drivers in and around Sandwell will have 10 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around Sandwell will have 10 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And two of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing holdups of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that one closure already in place is expected to carry on this week:

A4123, from 9pm May 3 to 5am May 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5, junction 2 roundabout and slips, Lane closure for investigation works.

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

M6, from 9pm May 9 to 6am May 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 8 to junction 7, Lane closure for barrier/Fence Safety Repairs Including Total closure of, junction 7 South Bound entry slip road.

M5, from 9pm May 9 to 5am May 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 northbound and southbound, junction two to junction 1, Lane closure for drainage.

M6, from 9.30am to 3pm on May 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): Off Network Under M6 (junction 8 to, junction 7) northbound and southbound, Ragley Drive to Peak House Rd , two-Way signals for inspection/survey.

M6, from 8pm May 11 to 5am May 12, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 9 to junction 8, Lane closure for communications.

M6, from 9pm May 12 to 6am May 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 6 to junction 8, Lane closure for inspection/survey.

A4123, from 8pm May 16 to 6am June 16, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 northbound and southbound, juction one to junction 2, lane closures with closure of main carriageway and slip roads for replacement of warning signs.

M5, from 9pm May 16 to 6am May 18, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 northbound, junction 1 to M6 northbound, junction 8 link road, lane closures leading to a closure of the link road for emergency resurfacing works.

M5, from 9pm May 16 to 6am May 17, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 northbound, junction 3 to junction 1, Lane closures with single lane running for inspection/survey of the carriageway.

M5, from 9pm May 19 to 6am May 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 1, Lane closure on island and approach for electrical signage repair works.

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