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Interchange - M42 J6

Solihull Road closure

Ends: Ongoing

Last updated: 15 June 2021

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

Solihull Road closure

As part of the M42 junction 6 improvement scheme a section of Solihull Road between the B4102 roundabout at Barbers Coppice and Eastcote Lane will be closed. The closure will be in place for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

There will be a diversion in place for the duration of the works. Access for residents and into the nearby field systems will be maintained.

This closure is scheduled to be in place until December 2022.

Please check back here regularly for more information.

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.