Traffic A40

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Nearby Roadworks
A40 (E)

Roadworks 0.8m N of
Longhope

B4222 & A4136

A40 (W)

Roadworks 0.8m N of
Longhope

A4136 & B4222

Nearby Incidents
M5 (S)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

Nearby Roadworks
M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m E of
Gloucester

J12 & J11A

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m E of
Gloucester

J12 & J11A

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m E of
Gloucester

J12 & J11A

Traffic A40

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Expired Incidents

A40 Eastbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A40 eastbound between M40 and B467 | Eastbound | Congestion (0.7 miles N of Uxbridge, Buckinghamshire)


On the A40 from The M40 motorway towards Ickenham between the junctions with the M40 motorway and the A437, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:30 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:00
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 21:30
Map location: 51.56,-0.4808

A40 Eastbound

Roadworks - A40 eastbound between B4222 and A4136 | Eastbound | Roadworks (0.84 miles N of Longhope, Gloucestershire)


The A40 from Ross-on-Wye towards M5 motorway will be closed between the junctions with the A449 and the A417, due to roadworks, from 8 am on 26 July 2014 to 8 pm on 27 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 51.8788,-2.4509

A40 Westbound

Roadworks - A40 westbound between A4136 and B4222 | Westbound | Roadworks (0.84 miles N of Longhope, Gloucestershire)


The A40 from M5 motorway towards Ross-on-Wye will be closed between the junctions with the A4136 and the A449, due to roadworks, from 8 am on 26 July 2014 to 8 pm on 27 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 51.8788,-2.451

M5 Southbound

Vehicle on Fire - M5 southbound between J11A and J12 | Southbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.48 miles E of Gloucester, Gloucestershire)


On the M5 motorway southbound between junctions J11A and J12, minor delays are possible due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:45 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:40
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 15:10
Map location: 51.8226,-2.22

M5 Southbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 southbound between J13 and J14 | Southbound | Congestion (1.56 miles W of Slimbridge, South Gloucestershire)


On the M5 motorway southbound between junctions J13 and J14, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 18:30
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 18:50
Map location: 51.71,-2.3784

M5 Southbound

No Delay - M5 southbound between J13 and J14 | Southbound | Accident (1.56 miles W of Slimbridge, South Gloucestershire)


On the M5 motorway southbound between junctions J13 and J14, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 15:50
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 18:20
Map location: 51.71,-2.3784

M5 Northbound

Roadworks - M5 J14 northbound exit | Northbound | Roadworks (0.3 miles E of Falfield, South Gloucestershire)


The M5 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J14 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 28 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 51.636,-2.4538

M5 Northbound

Roadworks - M5 northbound between J12 and J11A | Northbound | Roadworks (1.42 miles E of Gloucester, Gloucestershire)


On the M5 motorway northbound between junctions J12 and J11A, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 8 pm on 28 July 2014 to 6 am on 29 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 51.8212,-2.223

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Reported accidents on the A40 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the A40, 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 A40 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 440003400040000400004400049000620005300043000590004900047000
SERIOUS 600010007000500014000800012000110009000600060006000
FATAL 200010001000100020003000

Regional Weather

Today's weather (Wednesday) in Hereford will bring sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 75°f and a night time temperature of 53°f (23°c/11°c). Wind will be coming in from the W, reaching 10mph.

Tomorrow (Thursday) will bring light rain showers , with wind reaching 10 miles per hour from the WSW. Daytime temperatures will reach 73°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 53°f (22°c/11°c).

Wind from the SW will reach 8 mph in Hereford on Friday, with light rain showers in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 69°f, and 53°f overnight (20°c/12°c).

Saturday's weather will be sunny intervals in Hereford, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 75°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 75°f (23°c/11°c).

Hereford
30 JULsunny
MAX 75° (23°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 10mph (W)
31 JULlight rain showers
MAX 73° (22°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 10mph (WSW)
1 AUGlight rain showers
MAX 69° (20°c)
MIN 54° (12°c)
WIND 8mph (SW)
2 AUGsunny intervals
MAX 75° (23°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 10mph (S)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local A40 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.

101.4 FMClassic FM (Purdown)
102.0 FMTouch 102 FM (Gloucester)
102.4 FMSevern Sound FM (Gloucester)
102.8 FMWyvern FM (Malvern)
103.0 FMSevern Sound FM (Cheltenham)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (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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