North Somerset road closures: almost a dozen for motorists to avoid this week

North Somerset's motorists will have 10 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
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020

North Somerset's motorists will have 10 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 minutes and half an hour.

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

M5, from 8pm January 15 to 6am February 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 Both Directions, junction 18 to junction 20 lane closures for barrier upgrade.

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

M5, from 9pm January 31 to 6am February 1, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 both directions, junction 21 lane closures for electrical works.

M5, from 10pm February 3 to 6am February 4, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 18 to 20 - lane closures for road markings renewal.

M5, from 9pm February 7 to 6am February 8, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 northbound, junction 19 exit slip road - lane closure for drainage works.

M5, from 9pm February 7 to 6am February 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 19 to 21 - lane closures for road markings renewal.

M5, from 9pm February 7 to 6am February 8, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 20 exit and entry slip road closure for road markings renewal, diversion for exit slip road via M5 southbound, exit jct 21, turn to join M5 northbound to junction 20, diversion for entry slip road via M5 northbound, exit, junction 19, turn to join M5 southbound.

M5, from 8pm February 9 to 6am March 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 Both Directions, junction 18 to junction 20 lane closures for barrier upgrade.

M5, from 9pm February 9 to 6am February 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 20 to 22 - lane closures for road markings renewal.

M5, from 9pm February 9 to 6am February 10, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 21 exit and entry slip road closure - for road markings renewal, diversion for exit slip road via M5 southbound, exit, junction 22, turn, join M5 northbound to junction 21, diversion for entry slip road via M5 northbound, exit, junction 20, turn, join M5 southbound.

M5, from 10pm February 10 to 6am February 11, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 20 to 22 - lane closures for road markings renewal.

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