Bristol Road in Selly Oak closed to all traffic on Friday evening

Construction cranes at Selly Oak Shopping Park, Image: Elliot Brown - https://www.flickr.com/photos/ell-r-brown/

Bristol Road in Selly Oak will be closed to all traffic this Friday (18/01) to allow the removal of a crane at the Selly Oak shopping park.

A full closure to traffic will take place on Bristol Road between Heeley Road and Chapel Lane from 8pm on Friday 18 January to 5am on Monday 21 January.

The road will be closed to all traffic including buses but pedestrian access will be maintained. Bus services 61 & 63 will be diverted, with some stops not being served along Selly Oak high street.

Traffic travelling north, towards the city centre, will be diverted off the Bristol Road at Harborne Lane and re-join at the junction of Aston Webb Boulevard and Bristol Road, at the Tesco Express/Esso Garage. Traffic travelling south, towards Northfield, will be diverted off the Bristol Road at Aston Webb Boulevard and re-join at Chapel Lane.

Selly Oak station car parks will be accessible from Bristol Road southbound or from the Heeley Road entrance. Vehicles travelling to Selly Oak station from the south will need to follow the diversion route.