M42 Traffic News
- 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 A section near Coleshill has been replaced by the M6 Toll.
- Worcestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Leicestershire
- Constructed 1976–1989
- Existed Since
- Major junctions
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M42 Traffic South J9Roadworks
The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J9 (Lichfield) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 21 November 2013 to 23 December 2013.Reported: 13/12/2013 15:00:02
M42 Traffic SouthRoadworks
The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J4 (Shirley) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 6 am, from 16 December 2013 to 22 December 2013.Reported: 13/12/2013 15:00:02
Traffic M42 South J3ARoadworks
The M42 southbound will be closed between junctions J4 (Shirley) and J3A (M40), due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 6 am, from 16 December 2013 to 22 December 2013.Reported: 13/12/2013 15:00:02
M6 Traffic North J6-J7Broken Down Vehicle
On the M6 northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham) and J7 (Birmingham), there are currently delays of 15 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.Reported: 13/12/2013 15:00:02
M96 Traffic South J6Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay
On the M6 southbound between junctions J6 and J4, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:30 pm.Reported: 13/12/2013 14:10:02
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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).
MAX 72° (22°c)
MIN 59° (15°c)
WIND 6mph (WNW)
MAX 63° (17°c)
MIN 47° (8°c)
WIND 8mph (NW)
MAX 56° (13°c)
MIN 45° (7°c)
WIND 12mph (NNE)
MAX 58° (14°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 12mph (SW)
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