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The Project Control Framework

This framework sets out how we, together with the Department for Transport, manage and deliver major road improvement projects.

Area 2

Area 2 encompasses the key routes (i.e. motorways and major trunk roads) within South West England, from Tewkesbury to Exeter and from Swindon to Wales. Working from our base in Bristol, our area includes sections of the M4 and M5, as well as the critical trunk roads A303 and A36. We are also responsible for both Severn Bridges.

A new supplier for the Area 2 Asset Support Contract (ASC) was appointed on 1 July 2012, Atkins Skanska Joint Venture.  This is the first time the Highways Agency has procured work under their new ASC.

Nationally, the new style ASCs are replacing the existing Enhanced Managing Agent (EMAC) /Managing Agent Contracts (MAC), and will form the basis of the delivery of maintenance and improvement services for most parts of England's motorway and trunk road network.

A list of Area 2 road projects is available so you can view which projects are planned, current and complete. 

Did you know?

Area 2 is responsible for over 1100 km (680 miles) of motorways and trunk roads.

We operate roads in ten counties and unitary authorities: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.

The roads we are responsible for are:

  • M4 (J15 to Second Severn Crossing)
  • M5 (J9-31)
  • M32 (M4 J19 to J3)
  • M48 (M4 J21 to J2)
  • M49 (M5 J18a to M4 J22)
  • A30/A303 (Honiton to Wilts/Hants boundary near A338 Junction)
  • A4 Avonmouth Relief Road
  • A4 from London Road roundabout to junction of A363 (Bathford east of Bath) 
  • A36 (Bath at Bathampton to M27 J2)
  • A40 from M5 J11 Westwards to Glouccestershire and Herefordshire boundary near Ross on Wye 
  • A46 (M4 J18 to A4 east of Bath)
  • A417-M5 Junction 11A (start of Brockworth Bypass) to the junction of the A40 & A38 Zoons Court Roundabout

DBFO Route:
A417/A419 - between the M4 J15 at Swindon and M5 J11A at Gloucester.

Map of Area 2

Map of Area 2