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M3 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.2m NW of
Southampton

Link Road From M27 J4 & J14 East

M3 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.2m NW of
Southampton

Link Road From M27 J4 & J14 East

M3 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.2m NW of
Southampton

Link Road From M27 J4 & J14 East

M3 (E)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 4.2m NW of
Southampton

Link Road From M27 J4 & J14 East

M3 Roadworks
M3 (E)

Roadworks 0.9m E of
Basingstoke

J6 Exit

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J3 & J2

M3 (W)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J2 & J3

M3 (W)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Egham

Thorpe Interchange

M3 (E)

Roadworks 0.8m SE of
Sunningdale

J3 & J2

M3 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NE of
Chertsey

J1 & J2

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J3 & J2

M3 (W)

Roadworks 4.7m N of
Crawley

J8 & J9

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J3 & J2

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J3 & J2

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.2m E of
Winchester

J13 & J12

M3 (W)

Roadworks 1.8m E of
Egham

Near Thorpe Interchange

M3 (E)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Ascot

J3 & J2

M3 (E)

Roadworks 4m SE of
Winchester

J9 Access

M3 (W)

Roadworks 2.4m NW of
Shepperton

Near Sunbury Cross Roundabout

M3 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NE of
Chertsey

J1 & J2

M3 (W)

Roadworks 8.3m N of
Crawley

J8 & J9

M3 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NE of
Chertsey

J1 & J2

M3 (E)

Roadworks 4.2m W of
Crawley

J9 & J8

Nearby Incidents
A34 (N)

Resurfacing 3.2m N of
Crawley

A33 & A272

Nearby Roadworks
M27 (W)

Roadworks 2.7m N of
West End

J5 Exit

M27 (E)

Roadworks 2.8m N of
West End

J5 Access

M27 (E)

Roadworks 2.8m N of
West End

J5 Access

M27 (W)

Roadworks 2.9m E of
West End

J5 Access

M27 (E)

Roadworks 2.8m N of
West End

At Junction 5 With The A335

M27 (E)

Roadworks 2.9m E of
West End

J5 Exit

M27 (E)

Roadworks 2.9m E of
West End

J5 Exit

A34 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Crawley

A33 & A272

A34 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m N of
Crawley

A272 & A33

A303 (E)

Roadworks 7.8m N of
Crawley

A34 & A30

A303 (E)

Roadworks 7.8m N of
Crawley

A34 & A30

A303 (E)

Roadworks 7.8m N of
Crawley

A34 & A30

A303 (W)

Roadworks 7.9m SW of
Crawley

A30 & A34

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  • 31 August 2014 17:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M3 eastbound between J3 and J2 | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.12m SE of Ascot, Surrey)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between junctions J5 and J3, there were delays of 1 and a half hours caused by congestion due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane between junctions J3 and J2. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 17:50
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 21:10
    Map location: 51.3741,-0.6074

  • 01 September 2014 13:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M3 eastbound between J9 and J8 | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (8.2m N of Crawley, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between junctions J9 and J8, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 13:30
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 13:50
    Map location: 51.1679,-1.2284

  • 30 August 2014 15:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M3 westbound between J4 and J4A | Westbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.95m SE of Fleet, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway westbound between junctions J4 and J4A, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:15 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 15:30
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 17:00
    Map location: 51.3077,-0.7771

  • 01 September 2014 15:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - link road from M27 J4 eastbound and M3 J14 eastbound | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.17m NW of Southampton, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between the M27 eastbound and junction J13, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 15:20
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 15:50
    Map location: 50.9603,-1.4063

  • 01 September 2014 14:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M3 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Congestion (2.99m W of Basingstoke, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between junctions J6 and J4A, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier overturned vehicle. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 14:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 14:30
    Map location: 51.2661,-1.0141

  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    No Delay - M3 westbound between J4A and J5 | Westbound | Accident (3.4m NE of Fleet, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway westbound between junctions J4A and J5, minor delays due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 21:40
    Map location: 51.2869,-0.9117

  • 01 September 2014 13:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M3 eastbound between J5 and J4A | Eastbound | Overturned Vehicle (3.32m NE of Fleet, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between junctions J5 and J4A, there were delays of 10 mins due to an overturned vehicle closing two lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 13:00
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 13:50
    Map location: 51.2878,-0.9097

  • 31 August 2014 17:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M3 eastbound between J4 and J3 | Eastbound | Congestion (2.72m SE of Bagshot, Surrey)


    On the M3 motorway eastbound between junctions J3 and J2, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier broken down vehicle. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 17:50
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 23:00
    Map location: 51.3351,-0.7206

  • 29 August 2014 21:30

    Roadworks - M3 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Roadworks (8.27m N of Crawley, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway westbound between junctions J8 and J9, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 29 August 2014 to 6 am on 30 August 2014.

    First report: 29 August 2014 21:30
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 09:10
    Map location: 51.1689,-1.2273

  • 31 August 2014 21:30

    Roadworks - M3 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Roadworks (8.27m N of Crawley, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway westbound between junctions J8 and J9, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 31 August 2014 to 6 am on 1 September 2014.

    First report: 31 August 2014 21:30
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 09:10
    Map location: 51.1689,-1.2273

  • 30 August 2014 00:00

    Roadworks - M3 at junction 2 with the M25 | Westbound | Roadworks (1.65m E of Egham, )


    The M3 motorway westbound will be closed at junction J2, due to roadworks, from 11:37 pm on 29 August 2014 to 6 am on 30 August 2014.

    First report: 30 August 2014 00:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 09:10
    Map location: 51.4005,-0.5388

  • 28 August 2014 21:30

    Roadworks - M3 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Roadworks (8.27m N of Crawley, Hampshire)


    On the M3 motorway westbound between junctions J8 and J9, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 28 August 2014 to 30 August 2014.

    First report: 28 August 2014 21:30
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 09:10
    Map location: 51.1689,-1.2273

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M3
Description
Main motorway from London to the south coast. Linking Sunbury-on-Thames to Southampton.
Counties
Surrey, Hampshire
Length
58.6 mi (94.3 km) 
Existed Since
1971 present 
Completed
Constructed 19711995 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M3 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.

101.1 FMAngel Radio (Havant)
101.1 FMUnity 101 (Southampton)
101.6 FMAsian Star Radio (Slough)
101.8 FMDelta FM 97.1 (Rams Walk)
102.0 FMDelta FM 102 (Alton)
102.2 FMWiltshire's GWR FM (Salisbury)
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

Primary Destinations on the M3

M3 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M3, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M3 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M3, 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 M3 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 700080008000170001100017000230001700015000190001700025000
SERIOUS 4000100030001000300030005000200020004000
FATAL 100010001000
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