Further closures of M5 Junction 19 and Martcombe Road (August, September and October 2020)

Details from the council on upcoming road cloasures that may impact residents:

Further closures of M5 Junction 19 and Martcombe Road (entrance and exit) are required by Highways England on the following dates:-

17-19 August 20.00-06.00hrs
28 Sept – 1st Oct 20.00-06.00hrs
6-14 October 20.00 – 06.00hrs

There will be a revocation of the left turn and a right hand turn created from High Street, Portbury.

Here are details from Highway England regarding diversions:-

Traffic from Portbury Hundred and M5 north

  • Traffic wanting to travel M5 south will divert via M5 north to J18, Avonmouth and re-join M5 south via the Y loop
  • Traffic wanting Martcombe Road will divert via M5 north to J18 Avonmouth, A4 Portway, A370, B3218 and B3219 Beggar Bush Lane to re-join A369 Martcombe Road (Vehicles not permitted on the Motorway) Non motorway traffic only wanting Martcombe road will divert via Royal Portbury Dock Road and Marsh Lane


Traffic from M5 south

  • Traffic wanting Martcombe Road will divert via M5 south at J18 Avonmouth, A4 Portway, A370, B3218 and B3219 Beggar Bush Lane to re-join A369 Martcombe Road
  • Traffic wanting Portbury Hundred will divert to M5 J20 and back to M5 J19

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