Traffic M42

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M42 Roadworks
M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m W of
Tamworth

J10 Exit

M42 (S)

Roadworks 2m W of
Tamworth

J10 Access

M42 (N)

Roadworks 2m W of
Tamworth

J10 Access

M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m S of
Coleshill

J7 & J7A

M42 (S)

Roadworks 1.3m W of
Lea Marston

J9 & J8

M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.7m W of
Solihull

J4 & J5

Nearby Incidents
A5 (S)

Congestion 2.5m W of
Cannock

M6 & A460

Nearby Roadworks
M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m SE of
Little Dodford

J4A & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m NW of
Bromsgrove

J4A & J5

A46 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m N of
Kenilworth

A45 Coventry (west) & A452

A46 (N)

Roadworks 3.1m N of
Kenilworth

A452 & A45 Coventry (west)

M5 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.4m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

A5 (E)

Roadworks 2.4m N of
Lichfield

Wall Island Junction

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m SW of
Cannock

J10A & J11

A45 (W)

Roadworks 4m SW of
Coventry

A46 Coventry (east) & A46 Coventry (west)

A45 (W)

Roadworks 4m SW of
Coventry

A46 Coventry (east) & A46 Coventry (west)

A45 (E)

Roadworks 3.5m NW of
Coventry

Near Stivichall Interchange aka Festival Island

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4m SW of
Coventry

A46 Coventry (west) & A46 Coventry (east)

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4m SW of
Coventry

A46 Coventry (west) & A46 Coventry (east)

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

A45 (W)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m S of
Halesowen

Near Quinton Interchange

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m SE of
Castle Bromwich

At Junction 3A With The M42

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m SW of
Castle Bromwich

J5 & J6

M96 (S)

Roadworks 1.8m SW of
Castle Bromwich

M6 J6 & J5

A5 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Cannock

A34

A5 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Cannock

A34

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m E of
Cannock

J12 & J11A

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m E of
Cannock

Near Gailey Interchange aka Gailey Motorway Island

Traffic M42

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  • 21 August 2014 15:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M42 southbound between J3 and J2 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.82m NE of Redditch, Worcestershire)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J3 and J2, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 15:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 15:30
    Map location: 52.3545,-1.9184

  • 22 August 2014 15:40

    Broken Down Vehicle - M42 southbound between J11 and J10 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.23m W of Tamworth, Warwickshire)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J11 and J10, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:30 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 15:40
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 15:50
    Map location: 52.6462,-1.595

  • 21 August 2014 00:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M42 northbound between J2 and J3 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.83m NE of Redditch, Worcestershire)


    On the M42 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J2 and J3, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:15 am.

    First report: 21 August 2014 00:20
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 00:33
    Map location: 52.3547,-1.9189

  • 23 July 2014 20:30

    No Delay - M42 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Resurfacing (0.97m W of Hampton In Arden, West Midlands)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J6 and J4, minor delays due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

    First report: 23 July 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 23 August 2014 06:10
    Map location: 52.4211,-1.7218

  • 22 August 2014 16:40

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M42 southbound between J2 and J1 | Southbound | Congestion (2.31m E of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between J2 and the M5, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 16:40
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 17:10
    Map location: 52.3568,-2.0278

  • 20 August 2014 19:10

    No Delay - M42 southbound between J3A and J3 | Southbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (5.01m N of Redditch, Warwickshire)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J3A and J3, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 7 pm on 20 August 2014 to 6 am on 21 August 2014.

    First report: 20 August 2014 19:10
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 12:00
    Map location: 52.3516,-1.8499

  • 22 August 2014 14:30

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M42 northbound between J3 and J3A | Northbound | Congestion (5.08m N of Redditch, Warwickshire)


    On the M42 motorway northbound between junctions J2 and J3A, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 14:30
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 18:00
    Map location: 52.3514,-1.8475

  • 21 August 2014 20:20

    Roadworks - M42 southbound between J7 and J6 | Southbound | Roadworks (4.09m N of Castle Bromwich, West Midlands)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J7A and J6, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8 pm on 21 August 2014 to 6 am on 22 August 2014.

    First report: 21 August 2014 20:20
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 12:00
    Map location: 52.461,-1.7103

  • 20 August 2014 22:40

    Roadworks - M42 at junction 7 with the M6 | Northbound | Roadworks (3.43m S of Castle Bromwich, )


    On the M42 motorwaynorthbound at junction J7, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 10:04 pm on 20 August 2014 to 6 am on 21 August 2014.

    First report: 20 August 2014 22:40
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 06:04
    Map location: 52.4772,-1.7108

  • 19 August 2014 20:22

    Roadworks - M42 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Roadworks (4.07m N of Castle Bromwich, West Midlands)


    On the M42 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J6 and J9, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8 pm on 19 August 2014 to 5 am on 20 August 2014.

    First report: 19 August 2014 20:22
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 08:03
    Map location: 52.4612,-1.7105

  • 15 July 2014 11:16

    Roadworks - M42 northbound between J4 and J5 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.68m W of Knowle, West Midlands)


    On the M42 motorway northbound between junctions J4 and J6, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 8 pm on 1 July 2014 to 6 am on 22 August 2014.

    First report: 15 July 2014 11:16
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 12:00
    Map location: 52.3932,-1.7696

  • 21 August 2014 21:20

    Roadworks - M42 southbound between J7 and J6 | Southbound | Roadworks (4.09m N of Castle Bromwich, West Midlands)


    On the M42 motorway southbound between junctions J7A and J6, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 21 August 2014 to 5 am on 22 August 2014.

    First report: 21 August 2014 21:20
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 06:00
    Map location: 52.461,-1.7103

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Primary Destinations on the M42

M42 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M42, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M42 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M42, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M42 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 40003000800050007000900011000400040001500080005000
SERIOUS 100010001000100010001000100030001000
FATAL 00020001000

Regional Weather

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)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M42 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.1 FMClassic FM (Sutton Coldfield)
100.7 FM100.7 Heart FM (Sutton Coldfield)
101.6 FMTouch FM (Lichfield)
101.8 FMWCR (Wolverhampton)
102.1 FMRadio Teesdale (Mickleton)
102.2 FMGalaxy 102.2 (Birmingham)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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