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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M25 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ACCIDENT
Location: The M25 clockwise exit slip at junction J24 (Potters Bar) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.36m from Potters Bar.
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M25 clockwise between junctions J25 (Enfield)and J26 (Waltham Abbey) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.37m from Cheshunt.
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M25 clockwise between junctions J24 (Potters Bar)and J25 (Enfield) .
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 2.35m from Potters Bar.
ACCIDENT
Location: The M23 southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Reigate) from the M25 anticlockwise.
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.11m from Caterham. CLEARED @ 07:31
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J28 (Chelmsford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.1m from Harold Wood.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J20 (Hemel Hstead) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3m from Watford.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 clockwise entry slip at junction J5 (Sevenoaks) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.99m from Sevenoaks.
CONGESTION
Location: The M40 southbound exit slip at junction J4 (High Wycombe) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 clockwise entry slip at junction J24 (Potters Bar) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.32m from Potters Bar.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 clockwise at junction J7 (Gatwick) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:30 and 07:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Caterham. CLEARED @ 07:39
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 clockwise between junctions J22 (St Albans)and J23 (Hatfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Earlier Reason: Caused by the earlier vehicle fire.
Nearest town: 2.46m from Potters Bar.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J8 (Reigate) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:00 and 07:15 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.88m from Reigate. CLEARED @ 07:12
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 anticlockwise at junction J8 (Reigate) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.33m from Reigate.
CONGESTION
Location: The M25 clockwise exit slip at junction J2 (London (SE)) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:30 and 06:45 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.67m from Dartford. CLEARED @ 06:28
CONGESTION
Location: The M11 northbound exit slip at junction J7 (Chelmsford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:00 and 06:15 on 16 Jul 2024.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.94m from Epping. CLEARED @ 06:01


There are no current incidents in this location.

M25 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.

M25

The M25 is the largest ring road (motorway) in the UK. It was originally proposed in the 1958 Buchanan Report on Motorway Development and the first section opened in 1975. It was completed in 1986 and it encircles London, connecting a number of major cities and airports, including London-Heathrow and Gatwick.

Since its opening, the M25 has been plagued by traffic congestion and accidents. In 1997, a section of the M25 was nicknamed "Britain's busiest stretch of road" due to the level of congestion and the number of accidents. As of October 2020, the M25 has seen over 1,860 serious accidents and 47 fatalities in the past five years. Despite these figures, the Department for Transport report that the M25 has seen an overall decrease in fatal and serious collisions since 2005.


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Location: clockwise exit slip at junction J24 (Potters Bar) .

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 July 2024.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 July 2024.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.36m from Potters Bar.

51.69--0.17

Location: clockwise between junctions J25 (Enfield)and J26 (Waltham Abbey) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 July 2024.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 July 2024.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.37m from Cheshunt.

51.68--0.02

Location: clockwise between junctions J24 (Potters Bar)and J25 (Enfield) .

Due to: Vehicle fire.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 2.35m from Potters Bar.

51.69--0.11

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Reigate) from the M25 anticlockwise.

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 July 2024.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:30 and 08:45 on 16 July 2024.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.11m from Caterham.

51.26--0.13

Location: anticlockwise exit slip at junction J28 (Chelmsford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.1m from Harold Wood.

51.61-0.26

Location: anticlockwise exit slip at junction J20 (Hemel Hstead) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3m from Watford.

51.7--0.44

Location: clockwise entry slip at junction J5 (Sevenoaks) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.99m from Sevenoaks.

51.29-0.14

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J4 (High Wycombe) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 July 2024.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

Location: clockwise entry slip at junction J24 (Potters Bar) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.32m from Potters Bar.

51.69--0.17

Location: clockwise at junction J7 (Gatwick) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:30 and 07:45 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Caterham.

51.26--0.12

Location: clockwise between junctions J22 (St Albans)and J23 (Hatfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

Earlier Due to: Caused by the earlier vehicle fire.
Nearest town: 2.46m from Potters Bar.

51.69--0.11

Location: anticlockwise exit slip at junction J8 (Reigate) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:00 and 07:15 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.88m from Reigate.

51.26--0.2

Location: anticlockwise at junction J8 (Reigate) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.33m from Reigate.

51.27--0.16

Location: clockwise exit slip at junction J2 (London (SE)) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:30 and 06:45 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.67m from Dartford.

51.43-0.24

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J7 (Chelmsford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:00 and 06:15 on 16 July 2024.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.94m from Epping.

51.74-0.14