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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for A421 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ACCIDENT
Location: The A421 northbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A603 .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 01:00 and 01:15 on 21 Jan 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:00 and 01:15 on 21 Jan 2022.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.88m from Bedford. CLEARED @ 22:13
CONGESTION
Location: The A421 northbound at the junction with the A6 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 20 Jan 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.08m from Bedford. CLEARED @ 21:10
CONGESTION
Location: The A421 northbound at the junction with the A6 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 20 Jan 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.08m from Bedford. CLEARED @ 20:25
CONGESTION
Location: The A421 southbound exit slip to the A4280 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 20 Jan 2022.
Nearest town: 3.15m from Bedford. CLEARED @ 17:33


There are no current incidents in this location.

A421 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

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Location: northbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A603 .

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 01:00 and 01:15 on 21 January 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:00 and 01:15 on 21 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.88m from Bedford.

52.11--0.47

Location: northbound at the junction with the A6 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 20 January 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.08m from Bedford.

52.11--0.48

Location: northbound at the junction with the A6 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 20 January 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.08m from Bedford.

52.11--0.48

Location: southbound exit slip to the A4280 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 20 January 2022.
Nearest town: 3.15m from Bedford.

52.15--0.38