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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 Roadworks
M5 (N)

Roadworks 2.4m W of
Avonmouth

J19 Access

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m N of
Avonmouth

J19 & J18

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 2.3m E of
Wednesbury

Near Ray Hall Interchange

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 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.4m N of
Bromsgrove

Near Lydiate Ash Junction

M5 (N)

Roadworks 3m NE of
Cheltenham

J11 Access

M5 (N)

Roadworks 2.4m W of
Avonmouth

J19 Access

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m W of
Exminster

Exit For A30

M5 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m W of
Exminster

Link Road From A30 To J29 North

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m W of
Exminster

Link Road From A30 To J29 South

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Smethwick

J1 & J2

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Gloucester

J11A & J12

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

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 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m N of
Avonmouth

J18 & J19

M5 (N)

Roadworks 9.6m NW of
Bradford

J27 Exit

M5 (S)

Roadworks 3m NE of
Cheltenham

At Junction 11 With The A40

M5 (S)

Roadworks 5.4m E of
Bradford

J26 & J27

M5 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m N of
Avonmouth

J19 & J18

M5 (N)

Roadworks 2m E of
Leigh

J11 & J10

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J30 & J31

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 (N)

Roadworks 3m NE of
Cheltenham

At Junction 11 With The A40

M5 Traffic News
M5 (S)

Resurfacing 10.5m NW of
Honiton

Near Four Cross Ways Junction

M5 Roadworks
M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m E of
Halesowen

J3 & J4

M5 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Exminster

J31 & J30

M5 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m S of
Halesowen

Near Quinton Interchange

M5 (S)

Roadworks 0.4m N of
Smethwick

J1 & J2

M4 (E)

Roadworks 5.1m NE of
Bristol

J19 Access

A46 (N)

Roadworks 1.7m E of
Tewkesbury

M5 & B4079

A46 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m W of
Tewkesbury

B4079 & M5

A30 (W)

Roadworks 3.7m W of
Exminster

B3184 & M5

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  • 28 August 2014 03:50

    Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M5 J18 southbound access from M49 | Southbound | Overturned Vehicle (1.03m E of Avonmouth, Bristol)


    The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J18 is closed , due to an overturned vehicle. Road expected to re-open from 4:45 am.

    First report: 28 August 2014 03:50
    Incident cleared: 28 August 2014 04:00
    Map location: 51.4989,-2.6784

  • 26 August 2014 19:30

    Vehicle on Fire - M5 southbound between J14 and J15 | Southbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.93m W of Alveston, South Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J14 and J15, minor delays due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:15 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 19:30
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 19:50
    Map location: 51.5948,-2.4878

  • 26 August 2014 11:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 northbound between J12 and J11A | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.42m E of Gloucester, Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J12 and J11A, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:30 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 11:50
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 12:20
    Map location: 51.8212,-2.223

  • 26 August 2014 09:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 at junction 1 with the A41 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.1m NW of West Bromwich, )


    On the M5 southbound at junction J1, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 am.

    First report: 26 August 2014 09:20
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 09:40
    Map location: 52.5124,-1.9748

  • 26 August 2014 18:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 at junction 5 with the A38 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.89m SW of Droitwich, )


    On the M5 northbound at junction J5, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 18:30
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 19:10
    Map location: 52.2871,-2.1201

  • 26 August 2014 21:10

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 northbound between J15 and J14 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.71m W of Alveston, South Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J15 and J14, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:45 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 21:10
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 21:30
    Map location: 51.5916,-2.492

  • 26 August 2014 20:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 J17 southbound exit | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.02m E of Avonmouth, South Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound exit slip at junction J17 , minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:15 pm.

    First report: 26 August 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 20:50
    Map location: 51.5294,-2.6045

  • 25 August 2014 20:10

    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 9:00 pm.

    First report: 25 August 2014 20:10
    Incident cleared: 25 August 2014 20:20
    Map location: 52.3188,-2.0966

  • 27 August 2014 15:10

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 southbound between J18 and J19 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.61m N of Avonmouth, North Somerset)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J18 and J19, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.

    First report: 27 August 2014 15:10
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 15:20
    Map location: 51.4874,-2.6946

  • 27 August 2014 07:40

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M5 southbound between M6 and J1 | Southbound | Congestion (1.44m NE of West Bromwich, West Midlands)


    On the M5 southbound between the M6 motorway north and J2, there were delays of 40 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am.

    First report: 27 August 2014 07:40
    Incident cleared: 27 August 2014 08:40
    Map location: 52.5273,-1.9704

  • 26 August 2014 11:00

    Object on the Road - M5 southbound between J14 and J15 | Southbound | Object on the Road (1.93m W of Alveston, South Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J14 and J15, minor delays due to an incident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:45 am.

    First report: 26 August 2014 11:00
    Incident cleared: 26 August 2014 11:40
    Map location: 51.5948,-2.4878

  • 25 August 2014 12:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M5 northbound between J24 and J23 | Northbound | Congestion (1.43m NE of Bridgewater, Somerset)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J24 and J20, there were delays of 1 hour due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

    First report: 25 August 2014 12:10
    Incident cleared: 25 August 2014 13:30
    Map location: 51.1335,-2.9683

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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.

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SERIOUS 020001000100030002000200040005000500010006000
FATAL 00100010001000100020003000
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