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M5 (S)
M5 southbound between J15 and J16 southBound - (Severity: Severe)…
M5 Traffic News
M5 (S)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 0.7m E of
Staverton

J10 & J11

M5 (S)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 0.4m N of
Smethwick

J1 & J2

M5 Roadworks
M5 (S)

Roadworks 5.3m SW of
Malvern

J7 & J8

M5 (N)

Roadworks 8m S of
Exeter

J29 & J28

M5 (N)

Roadworks 2.3m E of
Wednesbury

Near Ray Hall Interchange

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m SE of
Little Dodford

J4A & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m E of
Gloucester

J12 & J11A

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m E of
Gloucester

J12 & J11A

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m SE of
Droitwich

J6 & J5

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m SE of
Droitwich

J6 & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m NW of
Bromsgrove

J4A & J5

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Smethwick

J1 & J2

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SE of
Burnham-on-Sea

Near Edithmead Roundabout

M5 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SE of
Burnham-on-Sea

Near Edithmead Roundabout

M5 (N)

Roadworks 5.1m W of
Malvern

J8 & J7

M5 Traffic News
M5 (N)

Resurfacing 10.5m NW of
Honiton

Near Four Cross Ways Junction

M5 Roadworks
M5 (S)

Roadworks 2m NW of
Bradford

J26 Access

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m S of
Congresbury

J20 & J21

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m E of
Alveston

Link Road From Distributor To J15 & J16

M5 (S)

Roadworks 5.4m E of
Bradford

J26 & J27

M5 (S)

Roadworks 2.9m E of
Alveston

Near Almondsbury Interchange

M5 Traffic News
M5 (N)

Resurfacing 10.5m NW of
Honiton

Near Four Cross Ways Junction

M5 (N)

Resurfacing 9.4m NW of
Bradford

Near Waterloo Cross Crossroads

M5 Roadworks
M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Bradford

J25 & J26

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

M5 Traffic News
M5 (N)

Resurfacing 9.6m NW of
Bradford

J27 Exit

M5 Roadworks
M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 10.5m NW of
Honiton

Near Four Cross Ways Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Roadworks 2.1m SE of
Taunton

J25 & J26

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.4m SE of
Alveston

J16 Access

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Smethwick

J1 & J2

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Nearby Incidents
A40 (W)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 3.7m SW of
Leigh

A417 Gloucester (north) & A38

Nearby Roadworks
M50 (W)

Roadworks 2.4m NE of
Tewkesbury

Near Brockeridge Common Junction

M50 (W)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Tewkesbury

M5 & J1

A30 (W)

Roadworks 3.7m W of
Exminster

B3184 & M5

M4 (E)

Roadworks 2.7m E of
Alveston

Near Almondsbury Interchange

Nearby Incidents
M6 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.5m NE of
Wednesbury

J8 & J9

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  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M5 J18 northbound exit for A4/A403 | Northbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (0.95m SE of Avonmouth, Bristol)


    The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J18 will be closed , due to barrier repairs, from 8:01 pm on 1 September 2014 to 6 am on 2 September 2014.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 03:10
    Map location: 51.4987,-2.682

  • 01 September 2014 09:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 J2 southbound access | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.06m S of Smethwick, West Midlands)


    On the M5 southbound entry slip at junction J2 , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 09:20
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 09:30
    Map location: 52.4907,-2.0201

  • 01 September 2014 20:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 northbound between J29 and J28 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (7.98m S of Exeter, Devon)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J29 and J28, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:20
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 20:40
    Map location: 50.7998,-3.4412

  • 31 August 2014 14:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 northbound between J5 and J4A | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.61m SE of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J5 and J4A, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:30 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 14:00
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 14:30
    Map location: 52.3188,-2.0966

  • 30 August 2014 11:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 northbound between J5 and J4A | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.61m SE of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J5 and J4A, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:15 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 11:20
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 11:30
    Map location: 52.3188,-2.0966

  • 01 September 2014 13:30

    Object on the Road - M5 southbound between J10 and J11 | Southbound | Object on the Road (1.97m E of Leigh, Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J10 and J11, minor delays due to an incident . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 13:30
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 13:40
    Map location: 51.9133,-2.1505

  • 31 August 2014 17:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 northbound between J22 and J21 | Northbound | Congestion (4.29m SW of Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J22 and J21, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 17:10
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 18:20
    Map location: 51.3107,-2.8857

  • 01 September 2014 13:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 southbound between J21 and J22 | Southbound | Congestion (4.3m SW of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J21 and J22, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 13:10
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 14:40
    Map location: 51.3107,-2.8855

  • 01 September 2014 13:40

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 northbound between J22 and J21 | Northbound | Congestion (4.29m SW of Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J21 and J20, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 13:40
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 16:00
    Map location: 51.3107,-2.8857

  • 30 August 2014 14:20

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 southbound between J19 and J20 | Southbound | Congestion (4.37m SE of Avonmouth, North Somerset)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J19 and J20, there were delays of 15 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 14:20
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 14:20
    Map location: 51.4605,-2.7551

  • 01 September 2014 12:10

    No Delay - M5 southbound between J21 and J22 | Southbound | Accident (4.3m SW of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J21 and J22, there were delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 12:10
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 13:00
    Map location: 51.3107,-2.8855

  • 01 September 2014 18:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 J21 southbound exit | Southbound | Accident (3.52m W of Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset)


    On the M5 southbound exit slip at junction J21 , there were delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 18:50
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 19:30
    Map location: 51.3629,-2.8909

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M5
Description
The main motorway through South West England. Linking the M6 at Great Barr (on the Birmingham / West Bromwich / Walsall border) to Exminster near Exeter.
Counties
West Midlands, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Devon
Length
 
Existed Since
1962 present 
Completed
Constructed 19621977 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M5 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.

100.2 FMClassic FM (Bath)
101.0 FMKiss 101 (Glastonbury)
101.2 FMSmooth FM (Newton)
101.4 FMClassic FM (Purdown)
101.7 FMClassic FM (Wenvoe)
102.4 FMTouch FM (Burton)
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

Primary Destinations on the M5

M5 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M5, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M5 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M5, 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 M5 in 2013.

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

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
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SERIOUS 020001000100030002000200040005000500010006000
FATAL 00100010001000100020003000
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