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Gordano Interchange

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Gordano Interchange
Location Map
M5 at junction 19 (C) Chris Allen - Geograph - 2104024.jpg
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Location
Easton in Gordano
County
Somerset
Highway Authority
Highways England
Junction Type
Roundabout Interchange
Roads Joined
M5, A369
Junctions related to the A369
Ashton Gate

The Gordano Junction is junction 19 on the M5 and sits at the southern end of the Avonmouth Bridge. It is a large partially signalised Roundabout Interchange which sits above the motorway, and is a very busy junction with the A369 being the main route in and out of Portishead, a large town on the Severn Estuary and the Portbury Docks, part of Bristols main port. Adding to the congestion the junction is also home to the Gordano Services, the first services southbound since the M4/M5 junction at Almondsbury.

Discussions have been had on how to relieve the junction, which is particularly congested during the morning and evening rush hours, but the only real options seems to be a new bridge to the west of the junction to carry through-A369 traffic, and so bypass the junction. However, this seems to be a relatively small volume of the traffic at the junction, so such a plan is unlikely to be cost effective.

Routes

Route To Notes

M5

The MIDLANDS, Bristol, London, S.WALES

M5

The SOUTH WEST, Weston-s-Mare, Exeter

A369

Portishead, Avon & Somerset Police HQ

A369

Clifton (Toll), Easton in Gordano, Avonmouth Bridge (Ped / Cycle), Park and Ride
Royal Portbury Dock, Marsh Lane Ind. Estate

Gordano services

Gordano services



Gordano Interchange
Related Pictures
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