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Traffic incidents on the M40

The following M40 traffic incidents have been reported by The Highways Agency, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours. Click on an incident to view more information about the location, source and further details on the traffic map above.

M40: BRIDGE OR BARRIER REPAIRSOn the M40 northbound between junctions J11 (Banbury) and J12 (Gaydon), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.14m from Farnborough.

M40: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:10On the M40 northbound between junctions J1 (Slough) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 15 mins caused by congestion due to an accident closing one lane at junction J1A.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:00 pm.

1.44m from Uxbridge.

CLEARED @ 13:10

M40: ACCIDENTCLEARED @ 13:50On the M40 northbound at junction J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:00 pm.

2.3m from Uxbridge.

CLEARED @ 13:50

M40: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:00On the M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

2.01m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

CLEARED @ 13:00

M40: OTHER UNPLANNEDCLEARED @ 11:50On the M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an incident closing three lanes at junction J1A.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

2.12m from Uxbridge.

CLEARED @ 11:50

M40 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported on the M40 by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

ROADWORKSThe M40 northbound entry slip at junction J1 (Slough) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.08m from Uxbridge.

ROADWORKSThe M40 northbound will be closed between junctions J1 (Slough) and J1A (Watford), due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.44m from Uxbridge.

ROADWORKSThe M40 southbound entry slip at junction J12 (Gaydon) is closed , due to roadworks.

Road expected to re-open from 6:00 pm.

5.62m from Farnborough.

ROADWORKSThe M40 southbound exit slip at junction J12 (Gaydon) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9:30 am and 6 pm, from 1 September 2015 to 1 April 2016.

5.62m from Farnborough.

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CLEARED @ 13:10On the M40 northbound between junctions J1 (Slough) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 15 mins caused by congestion due to an accident closing one lane at junction J1A.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:00 pm.

1.44m from Uxbridge.

CLEARED @ 13:50On the M40 northbound at junction J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:00 pm.

2.3m from Uxbridge.

On the M40 northbound between junctions J11 (Banbury) and J12 (Gaydon), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.14m from Farnborough.

CLEARED @ 13:00On the M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

2.01m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

CLEARED @ 11:50On the M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield) and J1A (Watford), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an incident closing three lanes at junction J1A.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

2.12m from Uxbridge.

The M40 northbound entry slip at junction J1 (Slough) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.08m from Uxbridge.

The M40 northbound will be closed between junctions J1 (Slough) and J1A (Watford), due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

1.44m from Uxbridge.

The M40 southbound entry slip at junction J12 (Gaydon) is closed , due to roadworks.

Road expected to re-open from 6:00 pm.

5.62m from Farnborough.

The M40 southbound exit slip at junction J12 (Gaydon) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9:30 am and 6 pm, from 1 September 2015 to 1 April 2016.

5.62m from Farnborough.