M5 | Gloucestershire | Carriageway Closure | Long Delays

The M5 is currently closed from J10 to J11 with delays of at least 30 minutes covering several miles of the southbound carriageway. This closure is due to a road traffic collision , Highways England Traffic Officers are en-route to assist. 

For traffic approaching the closure locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and may potentially have to re-route your journey.  

If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.  
Diversion route details and guidance is as follows;

Please follow the Solid Circle symbol: 

Please leave the M5 at J10 and join the A4019 towards Cheltenham , follow the A4019 until the A4013 junction , take the 3rd exit and join the A4013 and follow until the junction with the A40, take the 2nd exit and join the A40 towards J11 M5. At the A40/M5 junction take the 1st exit and rejoin the M5 southbound at J11.   

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysSWEST regional twitter feed. For urgent real time assistance, our 24/7 contact centre team is able to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services colleagues Gloucestershire Police, who led the response to this incident.

Last updated on: 08/08/2019 06:50