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Sprint

A34 Works

Ends: Ongoing

Last updated: 22 April 2022

What’s happening?

Sprint is a bus priority corridor that will link Walsall with the centre of Birmingham, Solihull and Birmingham Airport - joining the A34 with the A45 to create one continuous bus route.

Sprint will bring benefits for all bus passengers: providing more reliable, regular and predictable journey times, connecting our region and protecting our environment too.

A milestone project, Sprint is being delivered by Transport for West Midlands and forms part of the region-wide ambition to improve the public transport experience.

A34 Works

Sundial Lane Junction: 

  • Surfacing works from Thursday 21 April to Friday 22 April. Works will take place from 7pm to 6am.

Six Ways Roundabout to Barton Arms:

  • Resurfacing works from Thursday 21 April to Wednesday 22 April. Works will take place from 7pm to 6am.

Walstead Road to Broadway:

  • Road marking works from Thursday 28 April to Friday 29 April. Works will take place from 7pm to 6am.

Travel tips

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

You can expect delays in the area. so plan ahead and use an alternative route where possible.
Allow extra time for your journey. and consider walking or cycling shorter journeys if you can. Not only will you avoid congestion, it is beneficial for health and wellbeing.
If you use the A34 to drive into Birmingham from Walsall or M6 J7. you may want to consider using the M6 Aston Expressway to access Birmingham City Centre.
If you are using the 51, X51, 28, 46, 52 or 424 bus services through the area. there is no change to the route but delays may be seen, so allow extra time for your journey.