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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M1 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M1 southbound between junctions J29 (Chesterfield)and J28 (Matlock) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 00:45 and 01:00 on 16 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 00:45 and 01:00 on 16 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.05m from Bolsover. CLEARED @ 00:27
CONGESTION
Location: The M1 southbound at junction J23A (Tamworth) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 16 Oct 2019.
Nearest town: 1.54m from Castle Donnington. CLEARED @ 03:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J5 (Harrow A41) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 23:00 and 23:15 on 15 Oct 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.44m from Watford. CLEARED @ 23:06
CONGESTION
Location: The M1 southbound at junction J24 (E.
Mids Airport) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 15 Oct 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Castle Donnington. CLEARED @ 22:12
CONGESTION
Location: The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J24 (E.
Mids Airport) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 15 Oct 2019.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Castle Donnington. CLEARED @ 22:12


There are no current incidents in this location.

M1 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.

ROAD WORKS
Location: The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J16 (Northampton) .
Reason: Emergency Roadside Drains works.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 22:55 on 15 Oct 2019 to 06:00 on 16 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.88m from Northampton.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M1 northbound between junctions J8 (Hemel Hstead)and J9 (Dunstable A5) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2,3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 22 Oct 2019 to 05:00 on 23 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.42m from Hemel Hempstead.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M1 southbound between junctions J6A (St Albans)and J5 (Harrow A41) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 22 Oct 2019 to 24 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.27m from Watford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M1 southbound between junctions J4 (Edgware A41)and J2 (North Circular) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 22 Oct 2019 to 05:00 on 23 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.99m from Elstree.

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Location: southbound between junctions J29 (Chesterfield)and J28 (Matlock) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 00:45 and 01:00 on 16 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 00:45 and 01:00 on 16 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.05m from Bolsover.

53.15--1.33

Location: southbound at junction J23A (Tamworth) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 16 October 2019.
Nearest town: 1.54m from Castle Donnington.

52.82--1.31

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J5 (Harrow A41) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 23:00 and 23:15 on 15 October 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.44m from Watford.

51.67--0.37

Location: southbound at junction J24 (E.

Mids Airport) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 15 October 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Castle Donnington.

52.84--1.3

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J24 (E.

Mids Airport) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 15 October 2019.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Castle Donnington.

52.84--1.3

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J16 (Northampton) .

Due to: Emergency Roadside Drains works.



Period : from 22:55 on 15 October 2019 to 06:00 on 16 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.88m from Northampton.

52.23--1.02

Location: northbound between junctions J8 (Hemel Hstead)and J9 (Dunstable A5) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2,3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 October 2019 to 05:00 on 23 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.42m from Hemel Hempstead.

51.75--0.41

Location: southbound between junctions J6A (St Albans)and J5 (Harrow A41) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 22 October 2019 to 24 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.27m from Watford.

51.71--0.38

Location: southbound between junctions J4 (Edgware A41)and J2 (North Circular) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 October 2019 to 05:00 on 23 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.99m from Elstree.

51.64--0.31