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A452 (CHESTER ROAD) Traffic

Traffic and travel conditions for the A452 06:27am


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the A452. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for A452 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

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A452 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.


The A452 is a road located in the West Midlands, connecting the boroughs of Solihull and Birmingham. It connects Solihull to Birmingham via the M42 motorway, running initially as a dual carriageway before narrowing to a single carriageway towards Birmingham.

The A452 is one of the busiest roads in the West Midlands, due to its direct connection to the M42 motorway and the large number of businesses and industries which are located in and around the road. Peak hour traffic is particularly congested, with traffic typically reaching its peak from 5:00 am to 10:00 am and from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The traffic flow on the A452 is mainly free-flow traffic, with some sections experiencing congestion during peak hours.

When it comes to safety statistics for the A452, figures released by the West Midlands Police show that over the last three years, the number of road traffic collisions along the A452 has decreased by 28%. In addition to this, the number of fatal road traffic collisions along the A452 has decreased by 25% over the same period. Despite these improvements, the A452 is still one of the most dangerous roads in the West Midlands and drivers are advised to maintain a high level of caution when travelling along it.

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