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5 days of M5 police escorts for irregular masses prompts delays warning

Drivers on the M5 may see something unusual while cruising the freeway in the coming days.

Gloucestershire Police have announced that they will be escorting a convoy of “abnormal cargoes” for five days.

The abnormal loads will consist of modular buildings and drivers will be warned of delays.

The vehicles are escorted from the M5 to Drybrook, via the B4008, A38 to Gloucester, A430, A40, A4136, Baynham Road, Mitcheldean through the Stenders to Drybrook.

The convoys will take place today (June 1st), tomorrow and Wednesday. Then again on Monday – Tuesday, 7.-8. June.

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A statement from the Gloucestershire Constabulary thanked the residents for their cooperation.

Police said in a statement: “A number of abnormal cargoes are being escorted through the county by Gloucestershire Constabulary this week.

“Drivers are warned of delays as Gloucester Services modular buildings move south on the M5 to Drybrook.

“The loads will be moved today (Tuesday, June 1st), tomorrow (June 2nd) and Wednesday (June 3rd). More loads will be moved on Monday, June 7th and Tuesday, June 8th.

“The convoys will travel along the B4008, A38 to Gloucester, A430, A40, A4136, Baynham Road, Mitcheldean through the Stenders to Drybrook.

“The residents of Baynham Road, Mitcheldean, are thanked once again for their cooperation as these movements roam the area.”

Elsewhere in the Southwest, vacationers can expect delays en route to Bristol Airport as a convoy of deliveries into the region takes place.

This is due to the reported very slow traffic on the A4174 Hengrove area of ​​Bristol.

Inrix Traffic Monitoring Center reports: “Very slow traffic due to abnormal traffic on the A4174 Wootton Park on the A37 Wells Road.

“A convoy of supplies en route towards Airport Road.”

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