Traffic A491

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Nearby Incidents
M42 (S)

Resurfacing 1m W of
Hampton In Arden

J6 & J5

Nearby Roadworks
M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m SE of
Droitwich

J6 & J5

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m SE of
Droitwich

J6 & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m SE of
Little Dodford

J4A & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m NW of
Bromsgrove

J4A & J5

M5 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.4m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

M54 (E)

Roadworks 2.8m N of
Willenhall

J1 & M6

A5 (E)

Roadworks 2.4m N of
Lichfield

Wall Island Junction

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m SW of
Cannock

J10A & J11

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m S of
Dunston

J13 & J12

M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.7m W of
Solihull

J4 & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

A45 (W)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m S of
Halesowen

Near Quinton Interchange

M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m S of
Coleshill

J7 & J7A

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m SE of
Castle Bromwich

At Junction 3A With The M42

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m SW of
Castle Bromwich

J5 & J6

M96 (S)

Roadworks 1.8m SW of
Castle Bromwich

M6 J6 & J5

M42 (S)

Roadworks 1.3m W of
Lea Marston

J9 & J8

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m E of
Cannock

J12 & J11A

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m E of
Cannock

Near Gailey Interchange aka Gailey Motorway Island

Traffic a491

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  • 22 August 2014 14:50

    Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M5 J6 southbound access | Southbound | Vehicle Recovery (1.91m NE of Worcester, Worcestershire)


    The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J6 is closed , due to vehicle recovery. Road expected to re-open from 3:45 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 14:50
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 15:10
    Map location: 52.2108,-2.1584

  • 21 August 2014 20:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 at junction 7 with the A44 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.32m S of Worcester, )


    On the M5 northbound at junction J7, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:15 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 20:20
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 20:20
    Map location: 52.1687,-2.1804

  • 20 August 2014 22:10

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 J5 northbound access | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.88m SW of Droitwich, Worcestershire)


    The M5 motorwaynorthbound entry slip at junction J5 is closed , due to a broken down vehicle. Road expected to re-open from 11:00 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 22:10
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 22:13
    Map location: 52.2882,-2.1227

  • 23 August 2014 05:10

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 southbound between J4A and J5 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (0.87m NW of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J4A and J5, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 am.

    First report: 23 August 2014 05:10
    Incident cleared: 23 August 2014 05:40
    Map location: 52.3407,-2.0833

  • 21 August 2014 15:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M42 southbound between J3 and J2 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.82m NE of Redditch, Worcestershire)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J3 and J2, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 15:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 15:30
    Map location: 52.3545,-1.9184

  • 21 August 2014 00:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M42 northbound between J2 and J3 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.83m NE of Redditch, Worcestershire)


    On the M42 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J2 and J3, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:15 am.

    First report: 21 August 2014 00:20
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 00:33
    Map location: 52.3547,-1.9189

  • 22 August 2014 10:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 southbound between J3 and J4 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.18m W of Halesowen, West Midlands)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J3 and J4, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:15 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 10:40
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 11:20
    Map location: 52.4044,-2.0404

  • 22 August 2014 09:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - link road from M5 northbound to M6 J8 northbound | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.08m E of Wednesbury, West Midlands)


    On the M5 slip road to the M6 motorway northbound , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 am.

    First report: 22 August 2014 09:30
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 10:10
    Map location: 52.5466,-1.9676

  • 20 August 2014 16:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - link road from M5 northbound to M6 J8 northbound | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.08m E of Wednesbury, West Midlands)


    On the M5 motorwayslip road to the M6 motorway northbound , there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 16:30
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 17:13
    Map location: 52.5466,-1.9676

  • 22 August 2014 09:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M6 J8 southbound exit | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2m E of Wednesbury, West Midlands)


    On the M6 motorway southbound exit slip at junction J8 , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:45 am.

    First report: 22 August 2014 09:50
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 10:10
    Map location: 52.5496,-1.9692

  • 21 August 2014 17:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M5 northbound between J2 and J1 | Northbound | Congestion (0.38m N of Smethwick, West Midlands)


    On the M5 northbound between J2 and the M6, there were delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 17:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 17:30
    Map location: 52.5055,-1.9994

  • 21 August 2014 17:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M6 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Congestion (4.24m NW of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)


    On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J6 and J9, there were delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 17:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 17:40
    Map location: 52.5315,-1.8993

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Primary Destinations on the A491

A491 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the A491, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Regional Weather

Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Dudley will see cloudy with light rain with a maximum daytime temperature of 72°f and a night time temperature of 59°f (22°c/15°c). Wind will be coming in from the WNW, reaching 6mph.

Tomorrow (Friday) will see black low cloud , with wind reaching 8 miles per hour from the NW. Daytime temperatures will reach 63°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 47°f (17°c/8°c).

Wind from the NNE will reach 12 mph in Dudley on Saturday, with cloudy with light rain in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 56°f, and 47°f overnight (13°c/7°c).

Sunday's weather will be white cloud in Dudley, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 58°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 58°f (14°c/11°c).

Dudley
12 SEP
MAX 72° (22°c)
MIN 59° (15°c)
WIND 6mph (WNW)
13 SEP
MAX 63° (17°c)
MIN 47° (8°c)
WIND 8mph (NW)
14 SEP
MAX 56° (13°c)
MIN 45° (7°c)
WIND 12mph (NNE)
15 SEP
MAX 58° (14°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 12mph (SW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local a491 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.

100.1 FMClassic FM (Sutton Coldfield)
100.7 FM100.7 Heart FM (Sutton Coldfield)
101.6 FMTouch FM (Lichfield)
101.8 FMWCR (Wolverhampton)
102.1 FMRadio Teesdale (Mickleton)
102.2 FMGalaxy 102.2 (Birmingham)
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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