M4 Port Talbot junction 41 closure times confirmed

M4 at Port Talbot (Pic: Kevin Corcoran) The trial peak-time closure will start in August and last for six months

Related Stories

A scheme aimed at easing congestion on a stretch of the M4 at peak times will start on 4 August.

During the six-month trial, the westbound on-slip of junction 41 at Port Talbot will shut twice a day during the week.

It will be between 07:00-09:00 and 16:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday.

There had been plans to completely close the junction during the trial but they were amended following complaints by traders.

The closure times were agreed following a meeting between the Welsh government, Neath Port Talbot council, representatives from Port Talbot chamber of Trade the local community and Business Wales.

In a separate move, average speed cameras are being installed on that section of the M4 where a fixed camera was removed eight years ago because it was causing tailbacks.

The new cameras will be installed later this summer within the 50mph zone on the westbound side of the motorway around Port Talbot.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC South West Wales



9 °C 7 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • Audi R8Best in show

    BBC Autos takes a look at 10 of the most eye-catching new cars at the 2015 Geneva motor show


  • Kinetic sculpture violinClick Watch

    The "kinetic sculpture" that can replicate digital files and play them on a violin

Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.