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  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    Roadworks - M50 J1 westbound access | Westbound | Roadworks (2.43m NE of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire)


    The M50 westbound entry slip at junction J1 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 1 September 2014 to 6 am on 2 September 2014.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 09:10
    Map location: 52.0344,-2.1617

  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    Roadworks - M50 westbound between M5 and J1 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.89m W of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire)


    The M50 westbound will be closed between the M5 and J2, due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 1 September 2014 to 6 am on 2 September 2014.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 09:10
    Map location: 52.0418,-2.1492

  • 02 September 2014 10:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M5 southbound between J9 and J10 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.84m SE of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound between junctions J9 and J11, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:15 am.

    First report: 02 September 2014 10:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 10:40
    Map location: 51.9611,-2.1282

  • 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

  • 02 September 2014 13:30

    Object on the Road - M5 northbound between J6 and J5 | Northbound | Object on the Road (1.3m SE of Droitwich, Worcestershire)


    On the M5 northbound between junctions J6 and J5, minor delays due to debris closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

    First report: 02 September 2014 13:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 13:30
    Map location: 52.2507,-2.1337

  • 02 September 2014 16:20

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A417 southbound between A46 and A436 | Southbound | Congestion (1.65m NE of Birdlip, Gloucestershire)


    On the A417 southbound between the junctions with the A46 and the A436, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:00 pm.

    First report: 02 September 2014 16:20
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 16:40
    Map location: 51.8402,-2.1065

  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    No Delay - A40 westbound between A417 near Gloucester (north) and A38 | Westbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (3.68m SW of Leigh, Gloucestershire)


    On the A40 from M5 towards Ross-on-Wye between the junctions with the A417 north of Gloucester and the A38, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 8:01 pm on 1 September 2014 to 5 am on 2 September 2014.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 09:10
    Map location: 51.8846,-2.218

  • 02 September 2014 08:50

    No Delay - M5 J10 southbound exit | Southbound | Congestion (1.94m E of Leigh, Gloucestershire)


    On the M5 southbound exit slip at junction J10 , there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 am.

    First report: 02 September 2014 08:50
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 10:00
    Map location: 51.9293,-2.1383

  • 01 September 2014 17:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A46 northbound between M5 and B4079 | Northbound | Congestion (2.22m W of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire)


    On the A46 from The M5 towards Coventry between the junctions with the M5 and the A435 Tewkesbury, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 17:10
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 18:20
    Map location: 51.999,-2.0978

  • Incident - A49 northbound between A465 and A438 near Hereford (south) northBound - (Severity: Moderate) (0.08m SW of Hereford, )


    Description : On the A49 northbound between the junctions with the A465 and the A438, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:45 pm. , Incident Time : 01/09/2014 20:39 , End Date : 01/09/2014 21:45 , Severity : Moderate

    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 21:10
    Map location: 52.0492,-2.7179

  • Incident - A49 northbound between A465 and A438 near Hereford (south) northBound - (Severity: Moderate) (0.08m SW of Hereford, )


    Description : On the A49 northbound between the junctions with the A465 and the A438, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:45 pm. , Incident Time : 01/09/2014 14:44 , End Date : 01/09/2014 15:45 , Severity : Moderate

    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 15:10
    Map location: 52.0492,-2.7179

  • 01 September 2014 21:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A49 northbound between A465 and A438 near Hereford (south) | Northbound | Congestion (0.11m W of Hereford, Herefordshire)


    On the A49 northbound between the junctions with the A465 and the A438, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 21:10
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 23:30
    Map location: 52.0496,-2.7193

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M50
Description
Linking the M5 north of Tewkesbury to Ross-on-Wye.
Counties
Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire
Length
21 mi (34 km) 
Existed Since
1960 present 
Completed
Constructed 19601962 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M50 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.

102.0 FMTouch 102 FM (Gloucester)
102.1 FMRadio Teesdale (Mickleton)
102.4 FMSevern Sound FM (Gloucester)
102.8 FMWyvern FM (Malvern)
103.0 FMSevern Sound FM (Cheltenham)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
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 M50

M50 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M50, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M50 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M50, 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 M50 in 2013.

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

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