Charles Cross Transport Improvement Scheme - Latest news

We will post all the latest information on the scheme when we have it.

Viaduct closes for final touches to The Barcode - 11 October 2019

New bus stops open and cones come off Exeter Street - 30 September 2019

Night working update - 20 September 2019

Lane closure for collapsed drain - 11 September 2019

Night working set to begin - 12 August 2019
We’re going to start night working on the Charles Cross Transport Improvement Scheme from Monday 19 August. Working at night will allow us to carry out resurfacing works at various points around the roundabout and on Charles Street without causing disruption during the day.

Ebrington Street to close later this month - 11 July 2019

Viaduct closures switch - 4 July 2019
The next stage of works on Exeter Street viaduct will begin next week. That means that from late on Friday 5 July, the inbound side of the viaduct will reopen so that on Monday 8 July, the outbound side can closed for the next phase of the works.

Exeter Street lane closure - 7 June 2019

Overnight working to start - 5 May 2019

Major city centre roadworks begin this month - 3 May 2019

Charles Street pavement closure - 5 April 2019

Exeter Street, off-peak lane closure - 1 April 2019
In order to carry out some works at the mouth of the roundabout, an off-peak (9.30am to 3.30pm) lane closure will be in place in the far righthand lane from 2 April for a period of six weeks.

Temporary footway closure - 19 March 2019
Charles Street closes for the day outside of the Art College. Both crossings still in use.

Pedestrian diversion in place for pavement works outside Jury's Inn - 14 March 2019

Charles Street lane closure - 15 February
Work starts on the extra lane for Charles Street

Removal of the subway begins - 12 February
Lane closure at southbound entrance to the roundabout

Exeter Street bus lane closes - 10 February 2019

Work start on Monday - 1 February 2019
Site compound takes shape and the first cones go on the road.

Date set for Charles Cross works - 14 January 2019
Balfour Beatty are annouced as contractors and details of the first phases of traffic management are annouced. 

Work to start on Charles Cross - 16 November 2018
The scheme is given the go ahead

 Consultation Report [PDF, 982KB] - We consulted on the work at Charles Cross in 2017. Find out what residents made of the proposals.