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Traffic incidents on the M42

The following M42 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.

M42: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 19:20On the M42 southbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J3A (M40), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

2.61m from Solihull.

CLEARED @ 19:20

M42 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported on the M42 by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

ROADWORKSThe M42 southbound exit slip at junction J4 (Shirley) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 27 August 2015 to 5 am on 28 August 2015.

2.51m from Solihull.

ROADWORKSThe M42 southbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27 August 2015 to 5 am on 28 August 2015.

3.62m from Solihull.

ROADWORKSThe M42 southbound is closed between junctions J3A (M40) and J2 (Birmingham S), due to roadworks.

Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am on 28 August 2015.

5.01m from Redditch.

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CLEARED @ 19:20On the M42 southbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J3A (M40), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

2.61m from Solihull.

The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J4 (Shirley) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 27 August 2015 to 5 am on 28 August 2015.

2.51m from Solihull.

The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27 August 2015 to 5 am on 28 August 2015.

3.62m from Solihull.

The M42 southbound is closed between junctions J3A (M40) and J2 (Birmingham S), due to roadworks.

Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am on 28 August 2015.

5.01m from Redditch.