|Location Map ( geo)|
|View south from the Oldbury Junction footbridge|
|Worcestershire • Staffordshire|
|Crossings related to the M5|
It runs through an urbanised industrial area, crossing a variety of local roads as well as running for a distance above the Old Main Line of the Birmingham Canal. The viaduct is so large it even crosses above other foot and road bridges!
Major maintenance took place in 1987.
As of July 2019, an extensive refurbishment is currently underway on the viaduct, and has been since Spring 2017. It is projected to be completed in late 2019, at a cost of around £100m. Highways England have stated that it is the largest concrete viaduct refurbishment ever attempted in the British Isles.
- M5 Oldbury roadworks hit by further delays (13.03.2019)
- M5 Oldbury roadworks running six months behind schedule (13.08.2018)
- Oldbury M5 roadwork residents 'can't take anymore' (15.08.2017)
- Drivers face M5 closures over 18 months (01.02.2017)