M6 Junction 10 improvements draw to a close with road closures required

Sections of slip roads around junction 10 of the M6 in the West Midlands will be closed from today (Tuesday 11 April) as improvement works are completed. This includes the full closure of the dedicated left turn from A454 Wolverhampton Road westbound into Tempus Drive to allow Openreach to carry out some essential work until […]

M6 upgrade barrier nearing completion

National Highways says a major phase of the £200 million project to upgrade the M6 between Warrington and Wigan is about to be completed. Final work to install a concrete central reservation safety barrier between junction 21a and junction 23 will be marked with a change of traffic management – allowing work to convert the […]

National Highways’ motorway bridge ‘disappears’ in new footage

After carrying traffic over the M6 for some 50 years, the old bridge which spanned the motorway at junction 10 disappeared in under 48 hours, according to National Highways. Work finished in the early hours of yesterday morning – more than four hours ahead of schedule – to remove the bridge which is being replaced […]

M6 junction 10 improvements near completion as bridges due to be demolished

The M6 junction 10 interchange improvement is nearing completion as National Highways moves to demolish two bridges that carry the junction roundabout. The new upgrade will see the two-lane bridges replaced by new four-lane bridges, increasing capacity and reducing congestion at the busy Walsall junction. Contractor John Sisk & Son has been hard at work […]

Birmingham to receive £72 million in government funding for vital transport link

Birmingham is set to benefit from £72 million in government funding for essential maintenance work on a vital road link between the city centre and the M6, providing a huge boost to the local economy and ensuring the region continues to build back better from the pandemic. Following years of use and carrying 80,000 vehicles […]

New M6 Junction 19 now open

The newly-transformed M6 Junction 19 at Knutsford has opened after a week of systems testing, and is now fully-operational. Lead contractor AmeySRM delivered the 20-month project for National Highways as part of the Government’s road investment strategy. Roads Minister Baroness Vere said, “I’m delighted to see these vital improvements to the M6 completed, which will […]

M6 junction 19 project a step closer to completion

The M6 junction 19 project, which involves a new bridge through the roundabout, has reached another milestone. The junction has now been opened following work to pour concrete for the new bridge, which will provide a link between the M6 and the A556. Last weekend saw the ‘up and over’ diversion at junction 19 worked […]

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