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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. 

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.

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.

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).

Minister opens smart motorway in south west

15/01/2014

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

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