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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M4 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

VEHICLE RECOVERY
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J18 (Bath) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Vehicle tyre change.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 27 Feb 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.5m from Chippenham. CLEARED @ 19:48
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 19:15 and 19:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.49m from Bath. CLEARED @ 18:54
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J20 (Bristol)and J19 (Bristol) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Nearest town: 4.22m from Alveston. CLEARED @ 17:42
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J4B (Heathrow)and J5 (Colnbrook) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.5m from Slough. CLEARED @ 16:57
ACCIDENT
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J3 (Heathrow)and J4 .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 18:15 and 18:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.98m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 17:06
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J20 (Bristol)and J19 (Bristol) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Nearest town: 3.56m from Alveston. CLEARED @ 16:21
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 27 Feb 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 8.48m from Bath. CLEARED @ 18:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J20 (Bristol) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.78m from Alveston. CLEARED @ 17:50
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J20 (Bristol) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 Feb 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.62m from Alveston. CLEARED @ 17:41
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 Feb 2020.
Nearest town: 2.05m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 17:33
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 Feb 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 8.48m from Bath. CLEARED @ 17:24
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 27 Feb 2020.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 16:39
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound entry slip at junction J3 (Heathrow) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.36m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 16:57
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J3 (Heathrow) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 Feb 2020.
Nearest town: 2.52m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 15:53
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J2 (N.Circular)and J3 (Heathrow) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 27 Feb 2020.
CauseRoad traffic collision.
Nearest town: 2.45m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 17:05


There are no current incidents in this location.

M4 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 M4 eastbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J16 (Swindon) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.23m from Wootton Bassett.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J16 (Swindon) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 27 Feb 2020 to 05:00 on 28 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.23m from Wootton Bassett. CLEARED @ 19:48
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J8 (High Wycombe) .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 9 Mar 2020 to 06:00 on 10 Mar 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.8m from Bray.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J6 (Slough)and J8 (High Wycombe) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 2 Mar 2020 to 06:00 on 3 Mar 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 Mar 2020 to 7 Mar 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.79m from Eton.

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Location: westbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J18 (Bath) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Vehicle tyre change.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 27 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.5m from Chippenham.

51.51--2.22

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:15 and 19:30 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 27 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.49m from Bath.

51.5--2.35

Location: eastbound between junctions J20 (Bristol)and J19 (Bristol) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Due to: Vehicle fire.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 February 2020.
Nearest town: 4.22m from Alveston.

51.53--2.53

Location: westbound between junctions J4B (Heathrow)and J5 (Colnbrook) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.5m from Slough.

51.49--0.53

Location: westbound between junctions J3 (Heathrow)and J4 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:15 and 18:30 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.98m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.44

Location: eastbound between junctions J20 (Bristol)and J19 (Bristol) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 February 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 February 2020.
Nearest town: 3.56m from Alveston.

51.54--2.54

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 27 February 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 8.48m from Bath.

51.5--2.36

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J20 (Bristol) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 27 February 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.78m from Alveston.

51.55--2.56

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J20 (Bristol) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 February 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.62m from Alveston.

51.55--2.55

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J4 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 February 2020.
Nearest town: 2.05m from Heathrow.

51.5--0.45

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 27 February 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 8.48m from Bath.

51.5--2.36

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J4 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 27 February 2020.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Heathrow.

51.5--0.45

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J3 (Heathrow) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 27 February 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.36m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.41

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J3 (Heathrow) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 February 2020.
Nearest town: 2.52m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.41

Location: westbound between junctions J2 (N.Circular)and J3 (Heathrow) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 27 February 2020.

Cause : Road traffic collision.
Nearest town: 2.45m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.41

Location: eastbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J16 (Swindon) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.23m from Wootton Bassett.

51.53--2.02

Location: eastbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J16 (Swindon) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2020 to 05:00 on 28 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.23m from Wootton Bassett.

51.53--2.02

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J8 (High Wycombe) .

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 9 March 2020 to 06:00 on 10 March 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.8m from Bray.

51.5--0.72

Location: westbound between junctions J6 (Slough)and J8 (High Wycombe) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2020 to 06:00 on 3 March 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 March 2020 to 7 March 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.79m from Eton.

51.51--0.64