Fifteen million motorists are expected to hit the roads roads this Easter Bank holiday weekend with the AA issuing a warning that the worst traffic jams will be for drivers travelling to the south west.
Roadworks have been removed from parts of the M5 to help the Easter getaway - but major work on the M4 will continue, with queues already building around Bristol, especially going towards junction 19.
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