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Interchange - M42 J6

B4438 and A452 near Northway Island

Ends: Ongoing

Last updated: 10 June 2022

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 

B4438 and A452 near Northway Island

Until Summer 2022
There will occasionally be temporary, off-peak single lane closures around the longabout, on the way to the NEC, and along short sections of the B4438 and Northway.

If you have a question about HS2 or the works, please contact our HS2 Helpdesk team on 08081 434 434 or email hs2enquiries@hs2.org.uk

Travel tips

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

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.