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Sprint

A45 Small Heath Highway

Ends: 5 April 2022

Last updated: 9 March 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.

A45 Small Heath Highway

From Thursday 17 March there will be a series of weekend closures (Thursday to Tuesday) in order to carry out resurfacing works.

Thursday 17 March (8pm) to Tuesday 22 March  (6am)        

  • Poets Corner to Heybarnes Circus outbound towards Birmingham airport  will be closed.
  • Inbound from Heybarnes Circus to Poets Corner remains open.           

Thursday 24 March (8pm) to Tuesday 29 March (6am)           

  • Poets Corner to Bordesley Circus inbound towards Birmingham city centre will be closed.
  • Outbound from Bordesley Circus to Poets Corner remains open.

 Thursday 31 March (8pm) to Tuesday 5 April (6am)          

  • Bordesley Circus to Poets Corner outbound towards Birmingham airport will be closed.
  • Inbound from Poets Corner to Bordesley Circus remains open.

Please check back for further updates.

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.