The M48 Severn Crossing is currently closed westbound from J1 (Aust) to J2 (Newhouse). The eastbound carriageway is also closed to high sided vehicles and motorbikes. The bridge closure is due to strong winds.
For traffic approaching the closure locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and may potentially have to re-route your journey.
If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.
Diversion route details and guidance is as follows;
Via the M4 ‘Prince of Wales Bridge’ J22 – J23.