Brockworth Interchange

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Brockworth Interchange
Location Map ( geo)
A417 at the M5 motorway (C) J Whatley - Geograph - 2091493.jpg
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Location
Brockworth
County
Gloucestershire
Highway Authority
Highways England
Junction Type
Unique
Roads Joined
M5, A417, B4641

Brockworth Interchange, junction 11A of the M5, opened in 1995 where the A417 crosses the motorway near Gloucester.

History

There was originally no junction here. The A417 passed beneath the M5 so traffic wanting to use the motorway had to travel to J11.

Plans for a bypass of Brockworth were first proposed in the 1970s as part of a southern bypass for Cheltenham. A connection with the M5 was planned in the same location as the present Brockworth Interchange.

1987 design
Firm plans were established in 1987 when orders were made for a dual carriageway bypass of Brockworth with at-grade junctions. The junction with the M5 was to be a 5-arm roundabout interchange.

This scheme was never built.

1991 options
In 1991 revised plans for the bypass were made. The 1987 scheme was deemed to have inadequate capacity at the junctions so grade separated junctions were planned. Four designs for Brockworth Interchange were considered with a clear favourite emerging. This was the layout that we know today. Construction started in 1993 with a 1995 opening.

Routes

Route To Notes

M5

The MIDLANDS, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury

M5

The SOUTH WEST, Stroud, Bristol

A417

Gloucester

A417

London, Cirencester, Stroud (A46), Oxford (A40)

B4641

Gloucester Business Park

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Brockworth Interchange
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