Traffic A249

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M2 (W)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.7m W of
Bredhurst

J4 & J3

M2 (W)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.8m SW of
Sittingbourne

J5 & J4

M2 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.9m W of
Sittingbourne

J4 & J5

Nearby Roadworks
M20 (W)

Roadworks 1.4m NE of
Aylesford

J6 & J5

A1089 (N)

Roadworks 1m E of
Grays

Tilbury & A126

A2 (W)

Roadworks 1.2m W of
Canterbury

A28 & A2050 Canterbury (west)

A1089 (N)

Roadworks 0.8m E of
Grays

Exit For A126

A1089 (N)

Roadworks 0.8m E of
Grays

Access From A126

A13 (E)

Roadworks 1.6m N of
Grays

Near Baker Street Interchange

A13 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NE of
South Ockendon

A1089 & A1012

Traffic A249

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Expired Incidents

A249 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A249 northbound between B2005 near Iwade and B2231 | Northbound | Overturned Vehicle (3.18 miles SW of Sittingbourne, Kent)


On the A249 northbound between the junctions with the A2 and the A250 Queenborough, there are currently delays of 20 mins due to an overturned vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 18:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:00
Map location: 51.3791,0.7421

A249 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A249 northbound between B2005 near Iwade and B2231 | Northbound | Congestion (3.18 miles SW of Sittingbourne, Kent)


On the A249 northbound between the junctions with the A2 and the A250 Queenborough, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier overturned vehicle. Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 19:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:30
Map location: 51.3791,0.7421

M20 Westbound

Vehicle on Fire - M20 westbound between J9 and J8 | Westbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.86 miles NE of Boughton Malherbe, Kent)


On the M20 motorway westbound between junctions J10 and J9, there are currently delays of 2 hours caused by congestion due to a vehicle on fire closing the road between junctions J9 and J8. Road expected to re-open from 8:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:50
Map location: 51.2105,0.7396

M20 Eastbound

Vehicle on Fire - M20 eastbound between J8 and J9 | Eastbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.86 miles SE of Lenham, Kent)


On the M20 motorway eastbound between junctions J8 and J9, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to a vehicle on fire closing three lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 12:20
Map location: 51.2106,0.7398

M20 Eastbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M20 eastbound between J3 and J4 | Eastbound | Serious Accident (0.72 miles NW of Birling, Kent)


The M20 motorway eastbound is closed between junctions J3 and J4, due to a serious accident. Road expected to re-open from 3:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 13:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 13:10
Map location: 51.3095,0.3931

M2 Eastbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M2 eastbound between J3 and J4 | Eastbound | Serious Accident (1.71 miles NE of Burham, Kent)


On the M2 motorway eastbound between junctions J3 and J4, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to a serious accident closing two lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 13:20
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:10
Map location: 51.3282,0.5183

M2 Westbound

Broken Down Vehicle - M2 J5 westbound exit | Westbound | Broken Down Vehicle (0.96 miles NE of Stockbury, Kent)


On the M2 motorway westbound exit slip at junction J5 , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:15 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 12:00
Map location: 51.3276,0.6638

M2 Westbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M2 westbound between J7 and J6 | Westbound | Congestion (1.31 miles SE of Faversham, Kent)


On the M2 motorway westbound between junctions J6 and J5, there are currently delays of 20 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:45 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 20:00
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 22:20
Map location: 51.2982,0.907

M2 Westbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M2 westbound between J6 and J5 | Westbound | Congestion (1.89 miles W of Norton, Kent)


The M2 motorway westbound is closed between junctions J7 and J5, due to an accident. Road expected to re-open from 10:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 19:30
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 21:40
Map location: 51.2973,0.7731

M20 Westbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M20 westbound between J4 and J3 | Westbound | Other Unplanned (0.7 miles N of Ryarsh, Kent)


On the M20 motorway westbound between junctions J4 and J2, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an incident closing three lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 13:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 13:10
Map location: 51.309,0.3903

M2 Westbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M2 westbound between J4 and J3 | Westbound | Other Unplanned (1.66 miles W of Bredhurst, Kent)


On the M2 motorway westbound between junctions J4 and J3, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an incident closing three lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 13:20
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 13:50
Map location: 51.3248,0.5471

M2 Eastbound

No Delay - M2 eastbound between J3 and J4 | Eastbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (1.37 miles W of Bredhurst, Kent)


On the M2 motorway eastbound between junctions J3 and J4, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 24 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 24 July 2014 20:50
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.325,0.5546

M2 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M2 eastbound between J3 and J4 | Eastbound | Congestion (1.71 miles NE of Burham, Kent)


On the M2 motorway eastbound between junctions J3 and J4, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier serious accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:20
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:40
Map location: 51.3282,0.5183

A2 Eastbound

No Delay - A2 eastbound between A227 and M2/A289 | Eastbound | Accident (0.18 miles W of Shorne, Kent)


On the A2 from Dartford towards Rochester between the junctions with the A227 and the M2, minor delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 am.

First report: 26 July 2014 08:30
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 10:00
Map location: 51.4006,0.4293

M20 Westbound

Other Unplanned - M20 J9 westbound access | Westbound | Other Unplanned (10.79 miles SW of Faversham, Kent)


The M20 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J9 is closed , due to an incident. Road expected to re-open from 8:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:40
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:50
Map location: 51.1621,0.8644

M2 Westbound

Other Unplanned - M2 J6 westbound access | Westbound | Other Unplanned (1.03 miles E of Ospringe, Kent)


The M2 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J6 is closed , due to an incident. Road expected to re-open from 10:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 21:40
Map location: 51.2991,0.8904

M2 Westbound

Other Unplanned - M2 J7 westbound access | Westbound | Other Unplanned (1.24 miles S of Graveney, Kent)


The M2 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J7 is closed , due to an incident. Road expected to re-open from 10:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 21:40
Map location: 51.2998,0.9238

M2 Eastbound

Other Unplanned - M2 J3 eastbound access | Eastbound | Other Unplanned (1.68 miles NE of Burham, Kent)


The M2 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J3 is closed , due to an incident. Road expected to re-open from 3:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:00
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:10
Map location: 51.3331,0.5121

M2 Westbound

Roadworks - M2 J2 westbound exit | Westbound | Roadworks (1.32 miles W of Strood, Medway)


The M2 motorway westbound exit slip at junction J2 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am on 26 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 21:00
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 02:00
Map location: 51.3817,0.4694

A1089 Northbound

Roadworks - A1089 northbound access from A126 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.8 miles E of Grays, Essex)


The A1089 northbound entry slip from the A126 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10:52 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5:30 am on 26 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 23:20
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.4793,0.3508

A1089 Southbound

Roadworks - A1089 southbound between A13 and A126 | Southbound | Roadworks (1.14 miles NE of Grays, Essex)


On the A1089 southbound between the junctions with the A13 and the A126 Grays, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 11 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 26 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 23:20
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.4868,0.3593

M2 Eastbound

Roadworks - M2 J2 eastbound access | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.3 miles W of Strood, Medway)


The M2 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J2 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 24 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 23 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 51.3824,0.47

M2 Eastbound

Roadworks - M2 J2 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.49 miles W of Strood, Medway)


The M2 motorway eastbound exit slip at junction J2 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 24 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 23 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 51.3866,0.4658

A1089 Southbound

Roadworks - A1089 southbound exit for A126 | Southbound | Roadworks (0.83 miles E of Grays, Essex)


The A1089 southbound exit slip to the A126 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 11 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 26 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.4788,0.3511

A13 Westbound

Roadworks - link road from A13 westbound to A1089 southbound | Westbound | Roadworks (1.57 miles NE of Grays, Essex)


The A13 westbound exit slip to the A1089 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 26 July 2014.

First report: 18 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.5011,0.3559

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Reported accidents on the A249 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the A249, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the A249 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 400070003000500070002000500090001100060006000
SERIOUS 01000100010002000
FATAL 00000000001000

Regional Weather

Today's weather (Tuesday) in Southend on Sea will bring sunny intervals with a maximum daytime temperature of 78°f and a night time temperature of 57°f (25°c/13°c). Wind will be coming in from the N, reaching 12mph.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) will bring sunny , with wind reaching 9 miles per hour from the NW. Daytime temperatures will reach 79°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 59°f (26°c/15°c).

Wind from the SW will reach 7 mph in Southend on Sea on Thursday, with sunny in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 80°f, and 59°f overnight (26°c/14°c).

Friday's weather will be sunny intervals in Southend on Sea, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 74°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 74°f (23°c/13°c).

Southend on Sea
29 JULsunny intervals
MAX 78° (25°c)
MIN 57° (13°c)
WIND 12mph (N)
30 JULsunny
MAX 79° (26°c)
MIN 59° (15°c)
WIND 9mph (NW)
31 JULsunny
MAX 80° (26°c)
MIN 58° (14°c)
WIND 7mph (SW)
1 AUGsunny intervals
MAX 74° (23°c)
MIN 57° (13°c)
WIND 9mph (SSW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local A249 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.4 FMMedway's KM FM (Canterbury)
100.9 FMClassic FM (Wrotham)
101.6 FMWest Kent's KM FM (Sevenoaks)
101.8 FMClassic FM (Dover)
102.6 FMEssex FM (Chelmsford)
103.1 FMHeart (Bluebell Hill)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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