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Interchange - M42 J6

A452 Chester Road, Solihull

Ends: 30 September 2023

Last updated: 1 November 2023

What’s happening?

Major transport improvements are happening in the east of Birmingham and Solihull area. These include:

  • HS2 - Britain’s new high-speed railway 
  • improvements to junction 6 of the M42 
  • the new Sprint bus route along the A45

During the work, the way you travel in the area will change. There will be disruption to: 

  • junction 6 of the M42
  • the A452
  • the A446
  • the A45 

A452 Chester Road, Solihull

Remedial work is set to be carried out from A452 Chester Road to Chelmsley Wood with particular focus on the road surface, the kerbing, the verge drainage and lighting.

In order for this to be done properly and safely, there will be a closure in place for five consecutive nights from the new roundabout, which links the A452 and the A446 to the Interchange Station site, to Coleshill Heath Road.

  • The work will take place from Monday 13 November until Friday 17 November between 20:00 until 06:00.

Delays to journey times in this area are expected.

During these works, a fully signed diversion will be in place.

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Could you change the time of your journey?. Avoid travelling during peak times wherever possible. Plan ahead, check timetables or apps and leave more time for your journey as services will be busier.
Plan ahead and leave more time for your journey. If you travel, you’ll need more time for your journey to take account of changes and diversions.
Travelling locally?. For short trips walking or cycling could be the fastest way to get around.