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A500 (THE D ROAD) Traffic

Traffic and travel conditions for the A500 15:09pm

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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for A500 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

CONGESTION
Location: The A500 northbound between the junctions with the M6 J15 and the A519 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:45 and 10:00 on 23 Apr 2024.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Newcastle Under Lyme. CLEARED @ 09:45
CONGESTION
Location: The A500 southbound exit slip to the A50 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 Apr 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.53m from Stoke on Trent. CLEARED @ 09:27
CONGESTION
Location: The A500 southbound between the junctions with the A34 Newcastle Under Lyme South and the M6 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:30 and 09:45 on 23 Apr 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.77m from Newcastle Under Lyme. CLEARED @ 09:36
CONGESTION
Location: The A500 northbound between the junctions with the M6 J15 and the A519 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 Apr 2024.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Newcastle Under Lyme. CLEARED @ 09:18


There are no current incidents in this location.

A500 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.

A500

The A500, also known as the D-Road, is a major road in the United Kingdom connecting the cities of Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe in Cheshire. It is approximately 12 miles in length, taking approximately 17 minutes to travel. The A500 was constructed between 1965 and 1969.

The busiest times on the A500 are normally rush hours on weekday mornings and evenings. Traffic can be heavy on this stretch of road, as it provides an important link between Cheshire and Staffordshire.

According to data from the Department for Transport, the total reported accidents to have occurred on the A500 over the last year were 89. Of these, 11 resulted in serious or fatal injuries, making the accident rate 15.2%. The vast majority of these collisions were attributed to driver error.

Overall, the A500 is considered a safe road, offering a quick and efficient route between major towns and cities in the area. Drivers should, however, exercise caution and respect the road's speed limits.


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Location: northbound between the junctions with the M6 J15 and the A519 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:45 and 10:00 on 23 April 2024.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Newcastle Under Lyme.

52.98--2.22

Location: southbound exit slip to the A50 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 April 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.53m from Stoke on Trent.

52.99--2.18

Location: southbound between the junctions with the A34 Newcastle Under Lyme South and the M6 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:30 and 09:45 on 23 April 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.77m from Newcastle Under Lyme.

52.98--2.21

Location: northbound between the junctions with the M6 J15 and the A519 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 April 2024.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Newcastle Under Lyme.

52.98--2.22