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Western Road Junction - Phase 1

Western Road Junction Phase 1 Advance Works consist of highway improvements to the junction of Dudley Road and Western Road to provide a new access to the Soho Loop Development.

An aerial shot of Western Road Junction, Phase 1

Figure 1: An aerial shot of Western Road Junction, Phase 1

The principal changes involve:

  • Upgrading of the existing Western Road Junction to a 4-way signalised junction with pedestrian crossing phases.
  • Realignment of the Dudley Road southern carriageway to allow for four standardised lane widths and a splitter island on east and west approaches to the junction.
  • Modification to the Birmingham Treatment Centre access to conform with new highway alignment.
  • Realignment of Western Road to allow for an additional turning lane onto Dudley Road.
  • Upgrade of bus and pedestrian facilities and the introduction of a segregated cycle lane between Clissold Passage and Western Road.
  • Associated utility diversion works as per the new highway alignment.

Phase 1 of Western Road Junction is now complete and open to road users.

Western Road segregated cycle lane

Figure 2: Western Road segregated cycle lane

Emergency contacts

McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd

Out of hours contact: 01952 670440

Birmingham City Council site team

Out of hours emergencies (5pm to 9am, weekends and bank holidays): 0121 303 4149

General queries to: Transport.Projects@Birmingham.gov.uk

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