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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 southbound at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 27 Jul 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 27 Jul 2021.
Lanes closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.3m from Redditch. CLEARED @ 20:06


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 at junction J3A (M40) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 21:40 on 27 Jul 2021 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2021.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.82m from Solihull.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 northbound between junctions J10 (Tamworth)and J11 (Burton upon Trent) .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 3 Aug 2021 to 05:00 on 4 Aug 2021.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.8m from Tamworth.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M42 southbound between junctions J11 (Burton upon Trent)and J10 (Tamworth) .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 3 Aug 2021 to 05:00 on 4 Aug 2021.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.83m from Ashby De La Zouch.

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Location: southbound at junction J3 (Birmingham S) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 27 July 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 27 July 2021.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.3m from Redditch.

52.35--1.89

Location: northbound at junction J3A (M40) .

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 21:40 on 27 July 2021 to 06:00 on 28 July 2021.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.82m from Solihull.

52.35--1.81

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

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 3 August 2021 to 05:00 on 4 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.8m from Tamworth.

52.67--1.57

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

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 3 August 2021 to 05:00 on 4 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.83m from Ashby De La Zouch.

52.68--1.55