The M5 between junctions 1 and 3 will be upgraded to a smart motorway, as part of Highways England’s wider smart motorway roll-out. The improvements will provide improved traffic flows due to more/wider lanes for motor vehicles on the M5 and M42 on the western and southern sections of the road.


Reduced congestion between junctions 1 and 3 of the M5



Development and Delivery Timescale:

Authorities Involved:

Highways England and Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council