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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M42 motorway:

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M42 INFORMATION

Motorway Information

Motorway
M42
Description
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 A section near Coleshill has been replaced by the M6 Toll.
Counties
Worcestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Leicestershire
Length
Constructed 19761989 
Existed Since
Major junctions 
Completed
Bromsgrove 
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      Traffic Legend

      M42 Traffic North J6

      M42 Traffic North 52.443882,-1.711136Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M42 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to an entertainment event, from 6 pm on 24 April 2014 to 7:30 pm on 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M42 North J6

      Traffic M42 North 52.446789,-1.709778Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M42 northbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to an entertainment event, from 10:30 pm on 24 April 2014 to 11:30 pm on 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M42 South J6

      Traffic M42 South 52.447266,-1.708569Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M42 southbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to an entertainment event, from 6 pm on 24 April 2014 to 7:30 pm on 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      M42 Traffic South J6

      M42 Traffic South 52.443825,-1.709768Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M42 southbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham E), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to an entertainment event, from 10:30 pm on 24 April 2014 to 11:30 pm on 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M42 North J5

      Traffic M42 North 52.405724,-1.749192Resurfacing

      The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J5 (Solihull) will be closed, due to carriageway resurfacing, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 24 April 2014 to 30 May 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M42 North J6-J8

      Traffic M42 North 52.461239,-1.710493Roadworks

      On the M42 northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J8 (Birmingham E), expect traffic delays of up to 15 minutes at peak times due to roadworks closing three lanes, from 8 pm on 24 April 2014 to 5 am on 25 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      M42 Traffic South J5-J6

      M42 Traffic South 52.421082,-1.721769Roadworks

      On the M42 southbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham E) and J5 (Solihull), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 8 pm on 24 April 2014 to 5 am on 25 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      A449 South J2

      A449 South 52.637348,-2.125629No Delay

      At the junction of the A449 and the M54 J2, minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 22 April 2014 to 3 May 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic A449

      A5 Traffic North

      A5 Traffic North 52.678078,-2.042858Resurfacing

      The A5 from Harpenden towards Cannock will be closed between the junctions with the A34 and the M6, due to carriageway resurfacing, between 9:30 pm and 5:30 am, from 25 April 2014 to 2 May 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic A5

      A5 Traffic South

      A5 Traffic South 52.684902,-2.075795Resurfacing

      The A5 from Cannock towards Harpenden will be closed between the junctions with the M6 and the A34, due to carriageway resurfacing, between 9:30 pm and 5:30 am, from 25 April 2014 to 2 May 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic A5

      Traffic M5 South J2-J3

      Traffic M5 South 52.472012,-2.016276No Delay

      On the M5 southbound between junctions J2 (Dudley) and J3 (Kidderminster), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 9:30 pm and 5:30 am, from 20 April 2014 to 23 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M5

      M6 North J3

      M6 North 52.464146,-1.498315Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Coventry), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 4:30 pm on 26 April 2014 to 6:15 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M6

      M6 Traffic North J3

      M6 Traffic North 52.461262,-1.490032Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 northbound exit slip at junction J3 (Coventry), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 1:45 pm on 26 April 2014 to 3 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M6

      M6 South J3

      M6 South 52.461681,-1.489350Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 southbound entry slip at junction J3 (Coventry), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 4:30 pm on 26 April 2014 to 6:15 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M6

      Traffic M6 South J3

      Traffic M6 South 52.464558,-1.497751Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 southbound exit slip at junction J3 (Coventry), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 3:45 am on 26 April 2014 to 3 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M6

      M6 Traffic North J3-J3A

      M6 Traffic North 52.467407,-1.615699Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 northbound between junctions J3 (Coventry) and J3A (Tamworth), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to carriageway resurfacing closing two lanes, from 6 pm on 25 April 2014 to 6 am on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 21 April 2014 08:00

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      Traffic M6

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      M42 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Birmingham will see cloudy with light rain with a maximum daytime temperature of 72°f and a night time temperature of 59°f (22°c/15°c). Wind will be coming in from the WNW, reaching 6mph.

      Tomorrow (Friday) will see black low cloud , with wind reaching 8 miles per hour from the NW. Daytime temperatures will reach 63°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 47°f (17°c/8°c).

      Wind from the NNE will reach 12 mph in Birmingham on Saturday, with cloudy with light rain in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 56°f, and 47°f overnight (13°c/7°c).

      Sunday's weather will be white cloud in Birmingham, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 58°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 58°f (14°c/11°c).

      Birmingham
      12 SEP
      MAX 72° (22°c)
      MIN 59° (15°c)
      WIND 6mph (WNW)
      13 SEP
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 47° (8°c)
      WIND 8mph (NW)
      14 SEP
      MAX 56° (13°c)
      MIN 45° (7°c)
      WIND 12mph (NNE)
      15 SEP
      MAX 58° (14°c)
      MIN 53° (11°c)
      WIND 12mph (SW)

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