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A518 (NEWPORT ROAD) Traffic

Uttoxeter to Telford via Stafford & Newport


There are no current incidents or roadworks on the a518. Drag the map to show traffic incidents in the surrounding area.


Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for a518 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

There are no current incidents in this location.

a518 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 A518 is a major road in the UK which runs through the counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire and Derbyshire. It was originally built in the 1950s as part of the increasing motorway network and is known as the Staffordshire Way.

The busiest times on the A518 road are generally in the morning and evening rush hours, when commuters use the road to commute between towns and cities. The traffic flow is usually good and there are not usually any major delays. Despite this, the A518 road has had its fair share of accidents. In 2017, there were 10 reported road traffic collisions on the A518, resulting in 3 fatalities and over 20 people being injured.

Since then, the local authorities have put in measures to make the road safer, including the introduction of speed cameras, more signage and improved road markings. The A518 has a good record of road safety and is generally a pleasant route to travel on.

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