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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:

ACCIDENT
Location: The M42 northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 Nov 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 Nov 2019.
Lanes closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.87m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 07:03
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.32m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 09:08
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth)and J9 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 08:41
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J1 (Bromsgrove) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:15 and 08:30 on 12 Nov 2019.
Nearest town: 1.83m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 08:24
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 southbound at junction J9 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 07:56
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound between the M5and junction J1 (Bromsgrove) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.32m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 08:15
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J11 (Burton upon Trent) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 Nov 2019.
Nearest town: 5.57m from Ashby De La Zouch. CLEARED @ 07:47
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J4A from M5 North.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:30 and 07:45 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.46m from Bromsgrove. CLEARED @ 07:30


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 northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 12 Nov 2019 to 06:00 on 13 Nov 2019.
Nearest town: 2.43m from Bromsgrove.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.43m from Bromsgrove.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 southbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J1 (Bromsgrove) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.74m from Bromsgrove.

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Location: northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 November 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.87m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.04

Location: northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.32m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.03

Location: southbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth)and J9 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich.

52.54--1.73

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J1 (Bromsgrove) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:15 and 08:30 on 12 November 2019.
Nearest town: 1.83m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.04

Location: southbound at junction J9 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich.

52.54--1.73

Location: northbound between the M5and junction J1 (Bromsgrove) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.32m from Bromsgrove.

52.35--2.07

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J11 (Burton upon Trent) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:45 and 08:00 on 12 November 2019.
Nearest town: 5.57m from Ashby De La Zouch.

52.69--1.55

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J4A from M5 North.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:30 and 07:45 on 12 November 2019.

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

52.35--2.06

Location: northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 November 2019 to 06:00 on 13 November 2019.
Nearest town: 2.43m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.02

Location: northbound between junctions J1 (Bromsgrove)and J2 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 November 2019 to 15 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.43m from Bromsgrove.

52.36--2.02

Location: southbound between junctions J2 (Birmingham S)and J1 (Bromsgrove) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 November 2019 to 15 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.74m from Bromsgrove.

52.35--2.01