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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:

OVERTURNED VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J18 (Bath)and J17 (Chippenham) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Accident involving an overturned vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.87m from Chippenham. CLEARED @ 12:45
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J19 (Bristol)and J18 (Bath) .
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 7.72m from Bristol.
ACCIDENT
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J18 (Bath)and J17 (Chippenham) .
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 15:00 and 15:15 on 18 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.04m from Chippenham. CLEARED @ 13:48
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Colnbrook) .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 13:15 and 13:30 on 18 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 18 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.95m from Slough. CLEARED @ 12:45
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (N.Circular) .
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.11m from Ealing. CLEARED @ 10:58
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J2 (N.Circular)and J1 (London) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 Oct 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.17m from Ealing. CLEARED @ 10:57
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J19 (Bristol)and J18 (Bath) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 18 Oct 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic.
Earlier Reason: Caused by the earlier broken down vehicle.
Nearest town: 6.64m from Bristol.
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J4 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 18 Oct 2019.
Nearest town: 1.98m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 11:24
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J3 (Heathrow)and J2 (N.Circular) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:00 and 11:15 on 18 Oct 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.77m from Ealing. CLEARED @ 11:06


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 entry slip at junction J12 (Reading) .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 18 Oct 2019 to 06:00 on 19 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Reading.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:30 on 20 Oct 2019 to 05:30 on 21 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Heathrow.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) from M25 clockwise.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:30 on 20 Oct 2019 to 05:30 on 21 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.63m from Heathrow.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 eastbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) from the M25 anti-clockwise.
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:30 on 20 Oct 2019 to 05:30 on 21 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Heathrow.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J4and J5 (Colnbrook) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1,2,3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:30 on 20 Oct 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.31m from Heathrow.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound entry slip at junction J7 (Slough) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 19 Oct 2019 to 06:00 on 20 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.96m from Maidenhead.

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

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

Due to: Accident involving an overturned vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 18 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 18 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.87m from Chippenham.

51.52--2.25

Location: eastbound between junctions J19 (Bristol)and J18 (Bath) .

Due to: Broken down vehicle.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 7.72m from Bristol.

51.5--2.42

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

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 15:00 and 15:15 on 18 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 18 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.04m from Chippenham.

51.51--2.29

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Colnbrook) .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:15 and 13:30 on 18 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 18 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.95m from Slough.

51.49--0.54

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (N.Circular) .

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.11m from Ealing.

51.49--0.29

Location: eastbound between junctions J2 (N.Circular)and J1 (London) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 October 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 18 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.17m from Ealing.

51.49--0.29

Location: eastbound between junctions J19 (Bristol)and J18 (Bath) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 18 October 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic.

Earlier Due to: Caused by the earlier broken down vehicle.
Nearest town: 6.64m from Bristol.

51.5--2.45

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J4 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 18 October 2019.
Nearest town: 1.98m from Heathrow.

51.5--0.45

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:00 and 11:15 on 18 October 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.77m from Ealing.

51.5--0.33

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J12 (Reading) .

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 October 2019 to 06:00 on 19 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Reading.

51.44--1.06

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 October 2019 to 05:30 on 21 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Heathrow.

51.5--0.49

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) from M25 clockwise.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 October 2019 to 05:30 on 21 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.63m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.5

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J4B (Heathrow) from the M25 anti-clockwise.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 October 2019 to 05:30 on 21 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Heathrow.

51.5--0.49

Location: westbound between junctions J4and J5 (Colnbrook) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1,2,3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 October 2019 to 05:00 on 21 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.31m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.48

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J7 (Slough) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 October 2019 to 06:00 on 20 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.96m from Maidenhead.

51.52--0.65