Solihull road closures: more than a dozen for motorists to avoid this week

Solihull's motorists will have 19 road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020

Solihull's motorists will have 19 road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And five of them are expected to cause delays of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that 14 closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

A45, from 9pm November 7 to 5am December 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A45 eastbound, Stonebridge Island exit slip road, lane closure for utility works.

M42, from 8pm October 10 2022 to 6am January 14 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M42 both directions jct four to jct 7a, lane closures for drainage works.

A46, from midnight, January 4 2022 to 6am January 29 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A46 northbound and southbound, stoneleigh, short duration mobile working for narrow lanes TM maintenance using IPV and TM vehicle.

A46, from 11.59pm April 15 2021 to 11.59pm January 29 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A46 at Stoneleigh northbound and southbound, 24hr lane closures for, junction improvement scheme.

A46, from midnight, August 16 2021 to 11.59pm January 29 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A46 northbound, exit slip at Stoneleigh Road junction, Lane closure on slip and No right turn restriction onto Stoneleigh Road for major scheme works on Stoneleigh Road.

A46, from 9.30am March 28 2022 to 4pm February 28 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A46 both directions stoneleigh junction, lane closures and temporary speed limit for new bridge construction.

A446, from 10pm November 25 2022 to 5am April 29 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M42 northbound, link road from M6 jct 4A to M42 jct 8, closure of link roads for carriageway and traffic management maintenance works for HS2.

M42, from 9pm March 14 2022 to 6am April 30 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 4 to junction 5, 24 hour narrow lanes and speed restrictions for technology works.

M42, from 9pm March 14 2022 to 6am April 30 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 4 to junction 5, 24 hour narrow lanes and speed restrictions for technology works.

A45, from 9pm August 23 2021 to 5am July 26 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M42 southbound, junction 9 to M6 northbound, link road, Lane closure and link road closure for HS2 scheme work.

M42, from midnight, January 31 2022 to 11.59pm January 31 2024, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M42, junction 5 to junction 7, northbound and southbound, various lane closures and slip road closures with temporary speed limits for new underpass construction.

A45, from 9am August 29 2022 to 11pm February 29 2024, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A45 / M42, junction 6 roundabout and approaches, traffic signals on roundabout for underpass construction works.

M6, from midnight, August 15 2022 to 6am July 15 2024, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 4A to 4 southbound and junction 4 south exit slip, lane closure for bridge construction works for HS2.

A446, from 9.30pm September 21 2020 to 6am July 1 2025, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6, junction 4a to M42, junction 9 northbound and southbound, lane and carriageway closures for construction of overbridge for HS2.

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

M6, from 9pm December 2 to 6am December 3, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, jct six to jct 4A, lane closure for white lining/road markings.

A446, from 9.30am December 5 to 3.30pm December 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A446 northbound, Packington lane to A452 overbridge, lane closure for structural works.

M42, from 8pm December 5 2022 to 6am January 21 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M42 both directions, junction 5 to junction 6, lane closure for construction improvement.

A45, from 9pm December 7 to 5am December 20, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A45 eastbound, Eastway NEC roundabout to Stonebridge roundabout, carriageway closure for construction works HS2.

A446, from 9.30am December 12 to 3.30pm December 16, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A446 nortbound, entry slip link road from A446/A452 biddles loop, lane closure for hs2 works.

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