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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 J5 (Solihull)and J6 (Birmingham E) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 16:00 and 16:15 on 19 Mar 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:00 and 16:15 on 19 Mar 2019.
Nearest town: 2.03m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 15:18
CONGESTION
Location: The M42 northbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J4 (Shirley) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 19 Mar 2019.
CauseRoad traffic collision.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.63m from Solihull. CLEARED @ 14:42


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 exit slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 Mar 2019 to 30 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.18m from Redditch.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 Mar 2019 to 30 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.4m from Redditch.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 Mar 2019 to 30 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.23m from Redditch.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 Mar 2019 to 30 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.35m from Redditch.

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Location: northbound between junctions J5 (Solihull)and J6 (Birmingham E) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 16:00 and 16:15 on 19 March 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:00 and 16:15 on 19 March 2019.
Nearest town: 2.03m from Solihull.

52.41--1.74

Location: northbound between junctions J3A (M40)and J4 (Shirley) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 19 March 2019.

Cause : Road traffic collision.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.63m from Solihull.

52.41--1.75

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 March 2019 to 30 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.18m from Redditch.

52.35--1.89

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 March 2019 to 30 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.4m from Redditch.

52.35--1.88

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 March 2019 to 30 March 2019.

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

52.35--1.89

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 March 2019 to 30 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.35m from Redditch.

52.36--1.89