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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:

VEHICLE RECOVERY
Location: The M40 southbound between junctions J9 (Bicester)and J8A (Thame) .
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 22:00 and 22:15 on 10 Jul 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 10 Jul 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.34m from Oxford. CLEARED @ 21:35
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J10 (Northampton)and J11 (Banbury) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 10 Jul 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 10 Jul 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.19m from Adderbury. CLEARED @ 19:39
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M40 northbound between junction J15 (Warwick)and the M42 .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 18:30 and 18:45 on 10 Jul 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 10 Jul 2020.
Lanes closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.32m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 18:00
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 21:45 and 22:00 on 10 Jul 2020.
Nearest town: 1.42m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 21:44
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 17:30 and 17:45 on 10 Jul 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.46m from High Wycombe. CLEARED @ 17:33


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 J15 (Warwick)and J16 (Henley) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Road repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:30 on 17 Jul 2020 to 06:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.17m from Warwick.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J9 (Bicester)and J11 (Banbury) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadside drains works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 06:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.29m from Bicester.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J10 (Northampton) .
Reason: Roadside drains works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 3.74m from Bicester.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound entry slip at junction J10 (Northampton) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadside drains works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 4.05m from Bicester.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield)and J1A (Watford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield)and J1A (Watford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 southbound between junctions J2 (Beaconsfield)and J1A (Watford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J1A (Watford)and J2 (Beaconsfield) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J1A (Watford)and J2 (Beaconsfield) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J1A (Watford)and J2 (Beaconsfield) .
Lane closures: Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Road marking works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M40 northbound between junctions J9 (Bicester)and J11 (Banbury) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadside drains works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 19:00 on 17 Jul 2020 to 07:00 on 18 Jul 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.29m from Bicester.

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

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 22:00 and 22:15 on 10 July 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:00 and 22:15 on 10 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.34m from Oxford.

51.75--1.1

Location: northbound between junctions J10 (Northampton)and J11 (Banbury) .

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

Due to: Vehicle fire.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 10 July 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 10 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.19m from Adderbury.

51.99--1.27

Location: northbound between junction J15 (Warwick)and the M42 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:30 and 18:45 on 10 July 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 10 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.32m from Solihull.

52.34--1.79

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:45 and 22:00 on 10 July 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 17:30 and 17:45 on 10 July 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.46m from High Wycombe.

51.61--0.77

Location: northbound between junctions J15 (Warwick)and J16 (Henley) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:30 on 17 July 2020 to 06:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.17m from Warwick.

52.31--1.7

Location: northbound between junctions J9 (Bicester)and J11 (Banbury) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 July 2020 to 06:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.29m from Bicester.

51.94--1.2

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J10 (Northampton) .

Due to: Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 3.74m from Bicester.

51.94--1.2

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J10 (Northampton) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 4.05m from Bicester.

51.95--1.21

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.

51.59--0.62

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.

51.59--0.62

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

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

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Beaconsfield.

51.59--0.62

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

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

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

51.56--0.55

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

51.56--0.55

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.47m from Chalfont Saint Peter.

51.56--0.55

Location: northbound between junctions J9 (Bicester)and J11 (Banbury) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 17 July 2020 to 07:00 on 18 July 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.29m from Bicester.

51.94--1.2