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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M42 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 M42 northbound exit slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 15:45 and 16:00 on 30 Sep 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 30 Sep 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.23m from Redditch.


There are no current incidents in this location.

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 WORKS
Location: The M42 southbound between junction J2 (Birmingham S)and the M5 .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Road repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 6 Oct 2020 to 06:00 on 7 Oct 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.58m from Bromsgrove.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 slip road to the M5 northbound .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Road repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 30 Sep 2020 to 7 Oct 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 09:36
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 slip road to the M5 southbound .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Road repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 6 Oct 2020 to 06:00 on 7 Oct 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Bromsgrove.

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

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:45 and 16:00 on 30 September 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 30 September 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.23m from Redditch.

52.35--1.89

Location: southbound between junction J2 (Birmingham S)and the M5 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 October 2020 to 06:00 on 7 October 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.58m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.02

Location: slip road to the M5 northbound .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 30 September 2020 to 7 October 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Bromsgrove.

52.35--2.06

Location: slip road to the M5 southbound .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 October 2020 to 06:00 on 7 October 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.51m from Bromsgrove.

52.35--2.06