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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M40 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 M40 northbound between junctions J8A (Thame)and J9 (Bicester) .
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 14:00 and 14:15 on 23 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 23 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4m from Bicester. CLEARED @ 13:30
CONGESTION
Location: The M40 southbound exit slip at junction J1 (Slough) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 23 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.07m from Uxbridge.
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 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 14:32
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 13:45 and 14:00 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 13:47
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 12:45 and 13:00 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 12:53
CONGESTION
Location: The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J4 (High Wycombe) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.46m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 12:36
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 12:15 and 12:30 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 12:26
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 10:45 and 11:00 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 10:56
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 09:30 and 09:45 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 09:37
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 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 09:19


There are no current incidents in this location.

M40 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 M40 northbound between junctions J1A (Watford)and J2 (Beaconsfield) .
Lane closures: Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 25 Jan 2020 to 07:00 on 26 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.36m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

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Location: northbound between junctions J8A (Thame)and J9 (Bicester) .

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 14:00 and 14:15 on 23 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 23 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4m from Bicester.

51.84--1.15

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J1 (Slough) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 23 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.07m from Uxbridge.

51.56--0.5

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.46m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:45 and 11:00 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:30 and 09:45 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 23 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

Location: northbound between junctions J1A (Watford)and J2 (Beaconsfield) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 25 January 2020 to 07:00 on 26 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.36m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

51.57--0.56