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Interchange - M42 J6

Fillongley Bridge

Ends: 14 February 2022

Last updated: 10 February 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

Fillongley Bridge

The A45 will be fully closed in both directions from Friday 11 February at 20:00 until Monday 14 February at 05:00 for the bridge to be demolished.

There will be diversions in place as follows:

Eastbound will be closed from Stonebridge island
Access will be available to Packington Estate and Rose Cottage. Vehicles leaving these premises will be diverted off at Shepherd's Lane.

Westbound will be closed from Allesley island
Access will be available to Camperco, Best Western hotel, Land Rover and properties. Vehicles leaving these premises will be diverted off the A45 at B4104 Birmingham Road.

No access will be available to the Esso garage and Hot Tub centre.

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.