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Interchange - M42 J6

Coleshill Heath Road, Chelmsley Wood

Ends: 20 December 2023

Last updated: 7 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 

Coleshill Heath Road, Chelmsley Wood

  • Coleshill Heath Road will be closed 24 hours a day from 27 November 2023 until 20 December 2023.

Traffic will be diverted via the Chester Road, Birmingham Road (which will be back open in time for the closure of Coleshill Heath Road), and Stonebridge Road.

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:

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.