M42 shut this weekend for HS2 works

The M42 will have a series of closures this weekend for HS2 works.   The northbound carriageway will be fully closed between junctions 6 (Bickenhill Interchange) and 8 (Coleshill) from 9pm this Friday, 23 June through to 5am on Monday, 26 June. The southbound carriageway will remain open during the day but will be shut […]

New A45 pedestrian footbridge in Solihull opens as part of M42 upgrade 

A new footbridge has been in stalled across the A45 in the West Midlands, meaning people will be able to safely walk and cycle over the road to travel between Bickenhill and Catherine-de-Barnes, the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham International railway station and the airport.    The 92-tonne bridge – spanning almost 60m – was installed as […]

Milestone reached on M42 junction 6 improvements

A major milestone has been reached in the M42 junction 6 improvement scheme, which is set to transform the landscape and travel network around Solihull and Birmingham. The works, which recently saw two new bridges installed over the M42, will create a new junction at Birmingham Airport and the A45. And as the works progress, National Highways have marked […]


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