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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M40 motorway:

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M40 INFORMATION

Motorway Information

Motorway
M40
Description
The southeast-northwest motorway linking Denham, west of London, to the M42 south of Solihull.
Counties
Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire
Length
89.0 mi (143.2 km) 
Existed Since
1967 present 
Completed
Constructed 19671990 
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      M40 Traffic North J9-J10

      M40 Traffic North 51.908085,-1.205648Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M40 northbound between junctions J9 (Bicester) and J10 (Northampton), there are currently delays of 15 minutes due to heavy traffic. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic M40 North J2

      Traffic M40 North 51.597782,-0.662209Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M40 northbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield) and J4 (High Wycombe), there are currently delays of 10 minutes due to heavy traffic. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:15 pm.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      M40 North J6

      M40 North 51.627079,-0.849969Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M40 northbound between junctions J4 (High Wycombe) and J6 (Thame), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to bridge repairs closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 24 April 2014 to 6 am on 25 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      M40 Traffic South J6

      M40 Traffic South 51.662643,-0.922053Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M40 southbound between junctions J6 (Thame) and J4 (High Wycombe), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to bridge repairs closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 24 April 2014 to 6 am on 25 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic M40 North J5

      Traffic M40 North 51.660782,-0.914493Roadworks

      The M40 northbound entry slip at junction J5 (High Wycombe) will be closed, due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 23 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic M40 North J11

      Traffic M40 North 52.069981,-1.312099Roadworks

      The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J11 (Banbury) will be closed, due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 6 am, from 23 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic M40 North J11

      Traffic M40 North 52.073563,-1.314539Roadworks

      The M40 northbound entry slip at junction J11 (Banbury) will be closed, due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 6 am, from 23 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      M40 Traffic North J5

      M40 Traffic North 51.659962,-0.912098Roadworks

      The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J5 (High Wycombe) will be closed, due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 23 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic M40 North

      Traffic M40 North 52.347710,-1.806551Roadworks

      The M40 slip road to the M42 northbound will be closed, due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 23 April 2014 to 25 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic A34 North

      Traffic A34 North 51.812325,-1.267474Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the A34 northbound between the junctions with the A44 and the M40, there are currently delays of 10 minutes due to heavy traffic. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      Traffic A34

      Traffic A5 North

      Traffic A5 North 52.111176,-0.951376Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay

      On the A5 from Harpenden towards Cannock between the junctions with the A508 and the A43, there are currently delays of 20 minutes due to heavy traffic. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:15 pm.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 12:50

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      M40 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Friday) in Oxford will see sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 57°f and a night time temperature of 33°f (13°c/0°c). Wind will be coming in from the NNE, reaching 9mph.

      Tomorrow (Saturday) will see sunny intervals , with wind reaching 12 miles per hour from the ENE. Daytime temperatures will reach 57°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 38°f (13°c/3°c).

      Wind from the NE will reach 18 mph in Oxford on Sunday, with cloudy with light rain in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 59°f, and 38°f overnight (15°c/6°c).

      Monday's weather will be light rain showers in Oxford, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 55°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 55°f (12°c/7°c).

      Oxford
      18 APR
      MAX 57° (13°c)
      MIN 33° (0°c)
      WIND 9mph (NNE)
      19 APR
      MAX 57° (13°c)
      MIN 38° (3°c)
      WIND 12mph (ENE)
      20 APR
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 44° (6°c)
      WIND 18mph (NE)
      21 APR
      MAX 55° (12°c)
      MIN 45° (7°c)
      WIND 12mph (ESE)

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