ONE lane of the M5 is closed in both directions between Bridgwater and Burnham-on-Sea while emergency repairs to the carriageway are carried out. 

Traffic cameras show there is congestion between J22 (Burnham-on-Sea) and J23 (Bridgwater) and queueing traffic on the motorway as lane one of three is closed in both directions. 

Highways England said traffic will be held on the road until 8.30pm and are advising motorists to leave plenty of time for their journey.