Road closures: more than a dozen for South Gloucestershire drivers this week

Drivers in and around South Gloucestershire will have 19 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around South Gloucestershire will have 19 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And 10 of them are expected to cause delays of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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

M48, from 7pm September 30 to 6am October 3, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 eastbound, Severn Bridge carriageway closed 24 / seven for main cable inspections and bridge maintenance works. *diversion via M4 Prince of Wales Bridge.

M48, from 2am July 14 to 6am November 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M48 eastbound, Severn Bridge lane closure 24 / seven for main cable inspection and bridge maintenance works.

M48, from 7pm June 22 2022 to 6am January 23 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M48 westbound, Severn Bridge - Lane closure for main cable inspection works.

M48, from 7pm May 11 2022 to 6am April 7 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M48 westbound, junction 1 to 2 Severn Bridge - carriageway closure for structure maintenance, diversion via M4 Prince of Wales bridge.

M4, from 10pm May 23 2022 to 6am April 14 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 22 to 23 Prince of Wales Bridge - carriageway closure for structure maintenance, diversion via M48 Severn Bridge.

And a further 14 closures will begin over the next seven days:

M4, from 9pm October 3 to 6am October 4, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M4 eastbound, Prince of Wales Bridge carriageway closed overnight for emergency barrier repairs. Includes westbound, safety lane closure. Diversion via M48 Severn Bridge.

M5, from 10pm October 3 to 6am October 4, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 13 - 14 lane closure for barrier repairs.

M32, from 10pm October 3 to 6am October 7, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M32 both directions, junction 1 to 2 - carriageway closure for central reservation works, diversion southbound, via A4174 westbound, / A38 southbound, / B4469 Muller Road / re-join M32. For northbound, diversion follow above in reverse.

M5, from 10pm October 3 to 6am October 4, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 southbound, junction 16 entry slip road closed for electrical works, *diversion via A38 southbound, Hayes Way, Merlin Road, re-join M5 southbound, at, junction 17.

M4, from 10pm October 5 to 6am October 7, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M4 both directions, junction 19 exit slip roads - lane closure for central reservation works.

M48, from 7pm October 7 to 6am October 10, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 eastbound, Severn Bridge carriageway closed 24 / seven for main cable inspections and bridge maintenance works. *diversion via M4 Prince of Wales Bridge.

M48, from 7pm October 7 to 6am October 10, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M48 westbound, Severn Bridge carriageway closed 24 / seven for main cable inspection and other maintenance works. *diversion via M4 Prince of Wales Bridge.

M4, from 9pm October 10 to 6am October 12, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 22 to 23 Prince of Wales Bridge - carriageway closure for structure maintenance, diversion via M48 Severn Bridge.

M4, from 10pm October 10 to 6am October 12, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 northbound, junction 16 exit slip road closed for SMART motorway improvements, *diversion via M4 westbound, at, junction 15, exit, junction 22, turn and re-join M4 eastbound, join M5 southbound, at, junction 20, exit, junction 16 M5.

M4, from 9pm October 12 to 6am October 14, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M4 Prince of Wales Bridge eastbound, carriageway closed overnight for bridge maintenance. Includes westbound, safety lane closure. Diversion via M48 Severn Bridge.

M4, from 10pm October 12 to 6am October 14, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M5 northbound, junction 16 exit slip road closed for SMART motorway improvements, *diversion via M4 westbound, at, junction 15, exit, junction 22, turn and re-join M4 eastbound, join M5 southbound, at, junction 20, exit, junction 16 M5.

M4, from 10pm October 13 to 6am October 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 18 to 19 lane closure for electrical works.

M4, from 8pm October 17 to 6am November 15, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 eastbound, junction 22 carriageway closure between exit and entry slip roads for resurfacing, diversion via entry and exit slip roads.

M4, from 8pm October 17 to 6am November 15, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M4 westbound, junction 22 carriageway closure between exit and entry slip roads for carriageway reconstruction, diversion via entry and exit slip roads.

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