Sandwell road closures: five for motorists to avoid this week

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

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

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

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that five closures are due to start this week:

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.

M6, from 8pm May 24 to 6am May 25, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 from, junction 8 to junction 10 northbound, Hard shoulder and lane closure for technology works.

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