Traffic A38

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A38 (N)

Roadworks 0.6m SW of
Derby

A5111 & A52

A38 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m SW of
Derby

A52 & A5111

A38 (W)

Roadworks 2.8m N of
Liskeard

A374 Liskeard & A390 Liskeard (east)

A38 (S)

Roadworks 1m NW of
Coxbench

B6179 & A61Derby

A38 (N)

Roadworks 1m NW of
Coxbench

A61 Derby & A609

A38 (W)

Roadworks 2.1m SW of
Brixton

B3416 & A374 Plymouth

A38 (E)

Roadworks 2.1m SW of
Brixton

A374 Plymouth & B3416

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m W of
Exminster

Link Road From A30 To J29 South

M5 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m W of
Exminster

Link Road From J29 To A30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m W of
Exminster

Exit For A30

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

A30 (E)

Roadworks 4.4m NE of
Okehampton

B3260 Okehampton (east) & A382

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  • 18 August 2014 20:40

    Multiple Vehicle Accident - A38 eastbound between A383 and A382 | Eastbound | Multiple Vehicle Accident (2.43m E of Bovey Tracey, Devon)


    The A38 from Bodmin towards Exeter is closed between the junctions with the A383 and the A382, due to a multi-vehicle accident. Road expected to re-open from 11:45 pm.

    First report: 18 August 2014 20:40
    Incident cleared: 18 August 2014 22:42
    Map location: 50.5484,-3.6887

  • 19 August 2014 08:20

    Accident - A38 northbound between A5250 and A516 near Derby (south) | Northbound | Accident (3.04m NE of Derby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A5121 Burton Upon Trent North and the A516, there were delays of 30 mins caused by congestion due to an accident closing two lanes between the junctions with the A5250 and the A5111. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:45 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 08:20
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 09:12
    Map location: 52.8963,-1.5397

  • 19 August 2014 09:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - A38 northbound between A516 near Derby (south) and A516 near Derby (north) | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.22m SW of Derby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A50 and the A516, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to a broken down vehicle between the junctions with the A5250 and the A5111. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 09:40
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 10:52
    Map location: 52.907,-1.5306

  • 19 August 2014 09:40

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A38 northbound between A50 and A5250 | Northbound | Congestion (4.61m E of Derby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A50 and the A516, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to a broken down vehicle between the junctions with the A5250 and the A5111. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 09:40
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 10:52
    Map location: 52.8756,-1.5557

  • 19 August 2014 09:10

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A38 northbound between A5121 near Burton upon Trent (north) and A5132 | Northbound | Congestion (3.05m N of Burton Upon Trent, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A5121 Burton Upon Trent North and the A516, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:00 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 09:10
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 10:30
    Map location: 52.8427,-1.5988

  • 18 August 2014 16:40

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A38 northbound between B600 and M1 | Northbound | Congestion (6.02m S of Denby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A61 Alfreton and the M1, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

    First report: 18 August 2014 16:40
    Incident cleared: 18 August 2014 17:32
    Map location: 53.0939,-1.3329

  • 18 August 2014 20:22

    No Delay - A38 northbound between A516 near Derby (north) and A5111 | Northbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (1.22m SW of Derby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorwaybetween the junctions with the A516 and the A5111, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 8 pm on 18 August 2014 to 5 am on 19 August 2014.

    First report: 18 August 2014 20:22
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 08:02
    Map location: 52.9192,-1.5178

  • 18 August 2014 14:20

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A38 northbound between B600 and M1 | Northbound | Congestion (6.02m S of Denby, Derbyshire)


    On the A38 from Sutton Coldfield towards The M1 motorway between the junctions with the A61 Alfreton and the M1 motorway, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:15 pm.

    First report: 18 August 2014 14:20
    Incident cleared: 18 August 2014 15:21
    Map location: 53.0939,-1.3329

  • 19 August 2014 20:20

    No Delay - A38 westbound between A374 near Liskeard and A390 near Liskeard (east) | Westbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.84m N of Liskeard, Cornwall)


    On the A38 from Exeter towards Bodmin between the junctions with the A374 west of Plymouth and the A390 Liskeard East , minor delays due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 4:00 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 20:20
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 02:02
    Map location: 50.4249,-4.4164

  • 20 August 2014 13:40

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A38 westbound within the A386 junction | Westbound | Congestion (0.32m N of Plymouth, Devon)


    On the A38 from Exeter towards Bodmin between the junctions with the A386 and the A388, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:30 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 13:40
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 14:01
    Map location: 50.4005,-4.1353

  • 14 August 2014 00:20

    Roadworks - A38 westbound between A380 and B3344 near Newton Abbot (north) | Westbound | Roadworks (4.48m E of Humber, Devon)


    On the A38 from Exeter towards Bodmin between the junctions with the A380 and the A382, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 14 August 2014 to 11:59 pm on 18 August 2014.

    First report: 14 August 2014 00:20
    Incident cleared: 18 August 2014 14:01
    Map location: 50.6303,-3.5694

  • 08 August 2014 00:10

    Roadworks - A38 southbound between A61 near Derby and A6 | Southbound | Roadworks (2.06m W of Derby, Derbyshire)


    The A38 from The M1 motorway towards Sutton Coldfield will be closed between the junctions with the A61 Derby and the A6, due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 14 August 2014 to 17 August 2014.

    First report: 08 August 2014 00:10
    Incident cleared: 17 August 2014 02:00
    Map location: 52.9557,-1.4674

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Primary Destinations on the A38

A38 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the A38, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Regional Weather

Today's weather (Wednesday) in Torquay will bring sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 68°f and a night time temperature of 48°f (20°c/8°c). Wind will be coming in from the SW, reaching 8mph.

Tomorrow (Thursday) will bring sunny , with wind reaching 12 miles per hour from the SW. Daytime temperatures will reach 65°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 54°f (18°c/12°c).

Wind from the WNW will reach 15 mph in Torquay on Friday, with sunny in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 67°f, and 54°f overnight (19°c/10°c).

Saturday's weather will be sunny intervals in Torquay, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 68°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 68°f (20°c/11°c).

Torquay
20 AUGsunny
MAX 68° (20°c)
MIN 48° (8°c)
WIND 8mph (SW)
21 AUGsunny
MAX 65° (18°c)
MIN 54° (12°c)
WIND 12mph (SW)
22 AUGsunny
MAX 67° (19°c)
MIN 51° (10°c)
WIND 15mph (WNW)
23 AUGsunny intervals
MAX 68° (20°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 8mph (WSW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local A38 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.

100.5 FMHeart 100-102 (Totnes)
100.8 FMHeart 100-102 (Dartmouth)
101.9 FMHeart 100-102 (Ivybridge)
103.4 FMRadio Devon (Torquay)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio Cymru (National)
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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