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Current Incidents

There are no reported traffic incidents or roadworks affecting the M42.

Traffic incidents on the M42


There are no current incidents in this location.

M42 Roadworks

M42 Overview

Part of the Birmingham orbital motorway, from the M5 near Bromsgrove, running around the south and east of Birmingham and continuing north towards Measham. A section near Coleshill has been replaced by the M6 Toll.

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12
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61
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61
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61
3
am
63
4
am
65
5
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65
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61
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61
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63
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64
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64
11
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63
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63
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63
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63
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pm
61
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60
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63
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67
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67
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65
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63
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63
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Average speeds are from the Highways Agency network journey time and traffic flow data May 2014.


Don't drink and drive

Please don't drink and drive - it's not worth the risk. Alcohol seriously affects your ability to drive safely. You can end up in court, jailed, and fined up to £5,000 plus a 12-month ban from driving and a criminal record.

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    665
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    656
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    534
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    248
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    0
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    0
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    1
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    2
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    3

Weather M42

TODAYToday's weather46°
Sunny Intervals
WIND: 18kts, W
SUNToday's weather51°
White Cloud
WIND: 22kts, SW
MONToday's weather53°
White Cloud
WIND: 24kts, WSW
TUEToday's weather53°
Light Rain Showers
WIND: 22kts, SW
WEDToday's weather44°
Sunny
WIND: 18kts, WNW

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