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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents have been reported by The Highways Agency, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 Aug 2016 to 31 Aug 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 3 Sep 2016 to 12 Sep 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 23 Jul 2016 to 12 Sep 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 18:00 from 12 Aug 2016 to 14 Aug 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J7 (M6N) .

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 18:00 from 12 Aug 2016 to 14 Aug 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.58m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.88m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth) and J9 (Lichfield) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

1.96m from Tamworth.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.25m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 25 Jul 2016 to 29 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J5 (Solihull) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

1.69m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 25 Jul 2016 to 29 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 (Solihull) and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

1.53m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSLocation : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 28 Jul 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.77m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 28 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be four of five lanes closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

2.55m from Castle Bromwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSLocation : The M42 northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J7A (M1/M6) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 28 Jul 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.44m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 Jul 2016 to 06:00 on 27 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J10 (Tamworth) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.91m from Tamworth.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 Jul 2016 to 06:00 on 27 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth) and J9 (Lichfield) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.91m from Tamworth.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSLocation : The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 Jul 2016 to 06:00 on 25 Jul 2016.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.55m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 06:00 on 24 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.55m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 26 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J4 (Shirley) and J3A (M40) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

3.62m from Solihull.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 26 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J4 (Shirley) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

2.71m from Solihull.

VEHICLE FIREStatus : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 23 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 23 Jul 2016.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Vehicle fire.

4.11m from Solihull.

CONGESTIONLocation : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Currently Active.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

Reason : Congestion.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

VEHICLE FIRECLEARED @ 14:22Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 Jul 2016.

Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J10 (Tamworth) .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 Jul 2016.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Vehicle fire.

3.06m from Tamworth. CLEARED @ 14:22

M42 Roadworks

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

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Location : southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Currently Active.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

Reason : Congestion.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

52.46--1.71

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 23 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 23 July 2016.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Vehicle fire.

4.11m from Solihull.

52.46--1.71

CLEARED @ 14:22Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 July 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J10 (Tamworth) .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 July 2016.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Vehicle fire.

3.06m from Tamworth.

52.57--1.69

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 July 2016 to 05:00 on 26 July 2016.

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J4 (Shirley) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

2.71m from Solihull.

52.38--1.79

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 July 2016 to 05:00 on 26 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Shirley) and J3A (M40) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

3.62m from Solihull.

52.37--1.8

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 24 July 2016.

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.55m from Solihull.

52.44--1.71

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 July 2016 to 06:00 on 25 July 2016.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.55m from Solihull.

52.44--1.71

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2016 to 06:00 on 27 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth) and J9 (Lichfield) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.91m from Tamworth.

52.57--1.69

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2016 to 06:00 on 27 July 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J10 (Tamworth) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.91m from Tamworth.

52.57--1.69

Location : northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J7A (M1/M6) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 July 2016 to 05:00 on 28 July 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.44m from Solihull.

52.44--1.71

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 July 2016 to 05:00 on 28 July 2016.

Location : northbound at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be four of five lanes closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

2.55m from Castle Bromwich.

52.5--1.72

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 27 July 2016 to 05:00 on 28 July 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.77m from Solihull.

52.45--1.71

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 25 July 2016 to 29 July 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J5 (Solihull) and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

1.53m from Solihull.

52.4--1.75

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 25 July 2016 to 29 July 2016.

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J5 (Solihull) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

1.69m from Solihull.

52.41--1.75

Period : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.25m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.73

Period : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth) and J9 (Lichfield) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

1.96m from Tamworth.

52.6--1.65

Period : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : southbound between junctions J9 (Lichfield) and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.88m from Castle Bromwich.

52.52--1.73

Period : expect disruption until 08:00 on 13 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

52.5--1.72

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J7 (M6N) .

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 18:00 from 12 August 2016 to 14 August 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.58m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.71

Location : southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 18:00 from 12 August 2016 to 14 August 2016.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

52.46--1.71

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2016 to 12 September 2016.

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

52.5--1.72

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 3 September 2016 to 12 September 2016.

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.64m from Castle Bromwich.

52.5--1.72

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 August 2016 to 31 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6) and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

4.09m from Castle Bromwich.

52.46--1.71