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Washwood Heath

Ends: ongoing

Last updated: 7 June 2024

What’s happening?

In the Washwood Heath area of Birmingham, works to accommodate the arrival of HS2 will be ongoing over the next decade and shortly gather momentum. These works include the demolition and reconstruction of both Saltley Viaduct and Aston Church Road overbridge, with the latter works scheduled to commence later in 2024. 

The Saltley Viaduct works will begin upon completion of the Aston Church Road works. A new bridge will be constructed to carry the high speed train over the Lawley Middleway dual carriageway.

The first area of works will be begin in the area with the creation of a brand new bridge to carry the high speed train across the dual carriageway.

Find out more about HS2 works here

Please check this page regularly for updates and continue to plan your journey ahead.

Where's it happening?

Latest Works

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Plan ahead and leave more time for your journey. If you travel, you’ll need more time for your journey to take account of changes and diversions.
Please use public transport. to help reduce congestion on this key route and junction.