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Interchange - M42 J6

Catherine de Barnes Lane B4438

Ends: Ongoing

Last updated: 9 August 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 

Catherine de Barnes Lane B4438

Catherine De Barnes Lane in Bickenhill will be closed from June 2023 until Spring 2024. Works will be carried out in four phases:

Phase 3 - Monday 17 July until winter 2023

Reconstruction and realignment of Catherine de Barnes Lane onto a new bridge,
south of Shadowbrook Lane.

Phase 4 - winter 2023 to spring 2024

Reconstruction and realignment of Catherine de Barnes Lane onto the new
Barber’s Coppice roundabout.

For more information please go to M42 junction 6 - National Highways

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.