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Traffic incidents

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

CONGESTIONLocation : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 19 Sep 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

4.38m from Redditch.

OVERTURNED VEHICLELocation : The M42 northbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .
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 17:45 and 18:00 on 19 Sep 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 19 Sep 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.
Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.54m from Redditch.

CONGESTIONLocation : The M42 northbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 19 Sep 2018.
Cause : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.
Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

4.31m from Redditch.

BROKEN DOWN VEHICLECLEARED @ 13:28Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J5 (Solihull)and J4 (Shirley) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason : Broken down vehicle.
Status : Currently Active.
Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 14:00 and 14:15 on 19 Sep 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

1.69m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 13:28

ROADORCARRIAGEWAYORLANEMANAGEMENTCLEARED @ 13:08Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Road Management.
Status : Cleared.

5.17m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 13:08

GENERAL OBSTRUCTIONCLEARED @ 11:48Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J2 (Birmingham S) .
Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.
Reason : Debris on the carriageway.
Status : Currently Active.
Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 Sep 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 Sep 2018.
Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.07m from Redditch. CLEARED @ 11:48

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:28Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J4 (Shirley)and J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 Sep 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

2.82m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 13:28

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 12:58Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

4.38m from Redditch. CLEARED @ 12:58

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:08Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J3 (Birmingham S) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:00 and 13:15 on 19 Sep 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

5.01m from Redditch. CLEARED @ 13:08

M42 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 WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

4.88m from Redditch.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.87m from Redditch.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth)and J11 (Burton upon Trent) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018.

2.03m from Tamworth.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J11 (Burton upon Trent)and J10 (Tamworth) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 Sep 2018 to 28 Sep 2018.

2.77m from Tamworth.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 Sep 2018 to 03:00 on 22 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

5.2m from Solihull.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6)and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 Sep 2018 to 06:00 on 29 Sep 2018.

2.52m from Castle Bromwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6)and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 Sep 2018 to 29 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.52m from Castle Bromwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 Sep 2018 to 29 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.27m from Castle Bromwich.

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Location : northbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 19 September 2018.

Cause : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.

Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

4.31m from Redditch.

52.36--1.89

Location : northbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .

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 17:45 and 18:00 on 19 September 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 19 September 2018.

Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.54m from Redditch.

52.35--1.87

CLEARED @ 13:28Location : southbound between junctions J5 (Solihull)and J4 (Shirley) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Broken down vehicle.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 14:00 and 14:15 on 19 September 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 19 September 2018.

1.69m from Solihull.

52.39--1.77

CLEARED @ 13:08Location : southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Road Management.

Status : Cleared.

5.17m from Solihull.

52.35--1.83

CLEARED @ 11:48Location : southbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Debris on the carriageway.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 September 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.07m from Redditch.

52.36--1.9

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 19 September 2018.

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

4.38m from Redditch.

52.36--1.88

CLEARED @ 13:28Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Shirley)and J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 19 September 2018.

Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

2.82m from Solihull.

52.38--1.79

CLEARED @ 12:58Location : northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 19 September 2018.

4.38m from Redditch.

52.36--1.88

CLEARED @ 13:08Location : southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J3 (Birmingham S) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:00 and 13:15 on 19 September 2018.

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

5.01m from Redditch.

52.35--1.85

Location : southbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 25 September 2018 to 27 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

4.88m from Redditch.

52.35--1.85

Location : northbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 25 September 2018 to 27 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.87m from Redditch.

52.35--1.91

Location : northbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth)and J11 (Burton upon Trent) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 September 2018 to 28 September 2018.

2.03m from Tamworth.

52.61--1.64

Location : southbound between junctions J11 (Burton upon Trent)and J10 (Tamworth) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 September 2018 to 28 September 2018.

2.77m from Tamworth.

52.63--1.62

Location : northbound between junctions J3 (Birmingham S)and J3A (M40) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 September 2018 to 03:00 on 22 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

5.2m from Solihull.

52.35--1.84

Location : northbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6)and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 September 2018 to 06:00 on 29 September 2018.

2.52m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.73

Location : northbound between junctions J7A (M1/M6)and J8 (Birmingham E) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 September 2018 to 29 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.52m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.73

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 September 2018 to 29 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.27m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.73

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J8 (Birmingham E) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 September 2018 to 29 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.27m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.73