A man has died following a serious two-car crash on the A4 Bath road near the Sylvan Way traffic lights in Sea Mills.
The road remains closed in both directions between Hotwells and Shirehampton due to this and a second incident near the Bridge Valley Road. Diversions are in place.
TRAFFIC UPDATE: The A4 Portway remains closed in both directions in Sea Mills, Bristol due to a serious accident between Riverleaze and A4162 Sylvan Way.
The accident happened at around 6:20 this morning.
Plans to ease congestion in Bath have been given early support by the Government.
A new 'park and rail' station in Bathampton - with a large car park - will ease traffic in and out of the east of the city.
Plans also include a road linking the new station to the A36 - bypassing the city.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson says he wants to see the popular Make Sunday Special scheme extended to other parts of the city. At present part of the city centre is closed to traffic once a month to host entertainment and boost trade
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Three were injured in a crash between a car and a lorry just before 3am. The road has now reopened between junctions 22 and 23.
There are still delays on the M5 southbound.
Bristol is the worst city in the country for motorists. That's according to the Alliance of British Drivers who've made a video showing what they say are the main problems facing car users.
A recent report found that on average, commuters in Bristol spend 84 hours a year stuck in traffic. And business leaders have told ITV news that the situation is now so bad, it's hitting the city's economy.
One lane has been closed on the M5 near the Almondsbury Interchange after an accident.
Two cars were involved in the incident on the Southbound carriageway between Junction 15 and Junction 16 near Aztec West.
Traffic was already slow after a caravan overturned on the same stretch of road.
A lane is also closed further down the M5 towards Portishead because of a vehicle fire.
There a lane blocked inbound and slow traffic on the M32 due to an accident between J2 and J3.
The third and last transformer is on the last leg of its journey from Didcot Power Station to Avonmouth docks. It is almost 100m long and 5m wide and will take up two lanes of motorways and the entire width of normal roads. It is travelling at an average speed of 4 mph, slower on hills.
- The load stayed at Tog Hill parking area near Bath overnight
- This morning it is undergoing safety checks before leaving 8-9 am
- It will travel to Wick by the A420 (11am) where steel plates will be laid so it can pass over two culverts.
- It will continue to the A4174. At Bromley Heath roundabout the road will be closed to the M32 junction so the load can travel on the wrong side of the dual carriageway to avoid a weak bridge.
- At the junction with Bristol Road, the load will return to the correct carriageway and continue onto the M32
- It will then rejoin the M4 before taking the M5 to Avonmouth.