M5

Avonmouth Bridge makes it to 50 with some fine-tuning

20/05/2024

National Highways has highlighted its range of complex, often unseen, works on the M5 Avonmouth Bridge as it marks its 50th anniversary.

14-month long major works on M4/M5 open in time for Easter

27/03/2024

Work to improve safety on the M4 and M5 around Bristol is nearly complete, with roadworks on the M4 set to be removed ahead of the Easter getaway, National Highways has said.

MJ Church and National Highways make light work of bridge load

14/11/2023

A £4.6m refurbishment of a bridge spanning the M5 is set to be completed a month ahead of schedule.

Galliford scoops £250m M5 junction job

19/06/2023

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Galliford Try to further progress the M5 Junction 10 Improvements scheme.

Junction refurb clears hurdles for festival

07/03/2022

National Highways has completed a £12m upgrade of two bridges supporting a major gyratory linking the M5 and A40 on schedule and in time for the Cheltenham Festival.

£200m M5 works now due to finish in 2025

02/12/2021

Gloucestershire County Council has published the contract notice for its M5 Junction 10 Improvements Scheme, valued at £200m.

M5 scheme 'is not a controlled motorway'

18/08/2021

Highways England has denied that it is building a new section of controlled motorway, despite fitting the equivalent technology to a scheme on the M5 in Somerset.

Council set to back long-awaited M5 Junction 10 upgrade

11/06/2020

Gloucestershire County Council is set to approve the contract for the £219m scheme to upgrade Junction 10 of the M5.

Highways England looking to ease impact of £100m M5 Viaduct works

16/08/2017

Highways England is monitoring traffic with a view to easing the impact of its £100m M5 Oldbury Viaduct scheme, following criticism of its approach to

FLI help to install fuel price signs on M5

21/07/2016

FLI Structures installed the structures and foundations for four real time fuel price signs on the M5.

Crown wins M5 contract

04/05/2016

Crown International has secured a £375,000 contract with Balfour Beatty to supply and install roadside masts, as part of the smart motorways project on the M5.

Fuel prices to be displayed on M5

02/11/2015

Drivers using a section of the M5 will soon benefit from new signs showing the price of fuel along the motorway.

M5 police crackdown catches 291 drivers

08/10/2014

The first ever policing operation covering the entire length of the M5 has resulted in 291 people being dealt with for traffic and other offences. 

Resurfacing work delayed on M5

09/06/2014

The start of a three month resurfacing project on the M5 between junctions 27 and 28 has been delayed by the Highways Agency.

Bridge improvements taking place on M5

06/02/2014

Work to improve the safety of four bridges on the M5 is being carried out by the Highways Agency.

Minister opens smart motorway in south west

15/01/2014

Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has officially opened the south west’s first smart motorway.

M5 hard shoulder trial underway

18/12/2013

The Highways Agency will start testing its newly-installed smart motorway systems on the hard shoulder of the M5 from today (Wednesday 18 December).

Costain carrying out roundabout upgrade

19/06/2013

Costain is working on a £4 million contract that involves enlarging a roundabout on junction 21 of the M5 at Weston-Super-Mare.

Start date for five month M5 upgrade

10/01/2013

A major package of safety improvements and maintenance will start on the M5 between Bristol and Gloucester next week.

Balfour Beatty starts M4/M5 managed motorway job

12/01/2012

Balfour Beatty began work yesterday on the £78m scheme to allow hard should running around the M4/M5 motorway interchange, near Bristol. 

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