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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 FIRE
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J17 (Chippenham)and J18 (Bath) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 18:30 and 18:45 on 2 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 2 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.64m from Bath.
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J4and J3 (Heathrow) .
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 2.18m from Heathrow.
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 eastbound at junction J4 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 2 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Earlier Reason: Caused by the earlier vehicle fire.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Heathrow.
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bath) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 2 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 8.48m from Bath. CLEARED @ 15:55
CONGESTION
Location: The M4 westbound exit slip at junction J4 for Heathrow.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 2 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.96m from Heathrow. CLEARED @ 14:34


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 westbound between junctions J12 (Reading)and J13 (Newbury) .
Reason: Horticultural works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 09:00 on 9 Jun 2020 to 17:00 on 9 Jun 2020.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Basildon.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 eastbound between junctions J13 (Newbury)and J12 (Reading) .
Reason: Horticultural works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 09:00 on 8 Jun 2020 to 17:00 on 8 Jun 2020.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Basildon.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M4 westbound between junctions J21 (Chepstow)and J22 (Avonmouth) .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.5m from Avonmouth.

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

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Due to: Vehicle fire.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:30 and 18:45 on 2 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 2 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.64m from Bath.

51.5--2.33

Location: eastbound between junctions J4and J3 (Heathrow) .

Due to: Vehicle fire.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 2.18m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.42

Location: eastbound at junction J4 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 2 June 2020.

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

Earlier Due to: Caused by the earlier vehicle fire.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.43

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 2 June 2020.

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

51.5--2.34

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J4 for Heathrow.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 2 June 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.96m from Heathrow.

51.49--0.45

Location: westbound between junctions J12 (Reading)and J13 (Newbury) .

Due to: Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 09:00 on 9 June 2020 to 17:00 on 9 June 2020.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Basildon.

51.45--1.08

Location: eastbound between junctions J13 (Newbury)and J12 (Reading) .

Due to: Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 09:00 on 8 June 2020 to 17:00 on 8 June 2020.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Basildon.

51.46--1.1

Location: westbound between junctions J21 (Chepstow)and J22 (Avonmouth) .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.5m from Avonmouth.

51.57--2.65