DRIVERS are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys as overnight closures are set to take place on the M6 near Castle Bromwich and M42 link road.
National Highways says it will be carrying out safety enhancements on the motorway between junctions four for Coleshill and five for Castle Bromwich, including replacing the steel central reservation with a more modern, concrete barrier to reduce the risk of vehicles crossing over from one carriageway to another.
Other works being carried out include drainage improvements and the construction of three new emergency areas.
National Higheways said most of the work will be carried out with lane closures but, to ensure the safety of workers and road users, there will be the full road closures.
On Thursday, October 13 there will be fulll northbound closure M6 between junctions four and six, the northbound M6 junction four entry slip road will be closed.
And there will also be a full closure of the M42 northbound to M6 northbound slip road and the M42 southbound to M6 northbound link road.
On October 17 to 19 the M6 southbound will be closed between junctions six and four also the M6 junction five southbound entry slip road.
The M6 junction six southbound link road from A38 Salford Circus roundabout will be shut and the M6 junction 6 link southbound from A38 (M) Aston Expressway.
All closures will take place between 9pm and 6am each night with the exception of October 18 when the closure will begin at 11pm.
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