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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M5 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

VEHICLE RECOVERY
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea)and J23 (Highbridge) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Vehicle tyre change.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 Jan 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 Jan 2022.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.15m from Burnham-on-Sea. CLEARED @ 15:01
HIGHWAYS MANAGEMENT
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J9 (Tewkesbury)and J8 (Ross on Wye) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Road Management.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 Jan 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 19 Jan 2022.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.07m from Tewkesbury. CLEARED @ 13:30
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J23 (Highbridge) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 Jan 2022.
Nearest town: 2.6m from Bridgewater. CLEARED @ 13:57
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 19 Jan 2022.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea. CLEARED @ 12:28


There are no current incidents in this location.

M5 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 M5 northbound exit slip at junction J2 (Dudley) .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Jan 2022 to 21 Jan 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.18m from Smethwick.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J24 (Bridgwater) .
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 19 Jan 2022 to 03:00 on 20 Jan 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Bridgewater.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J2 (Dudley)and J3 (Kidderminster) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 19 Jan 2022 to 06:00 on 20 Jan 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Smethwick.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J2 (Dudley) .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 Jan 2022 to 21 Jan 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.76m from Smethwick.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea)and J19 (Portishead) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Jan 2022 to 06:00 on 21 Jan 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.37m from Avonmouth.

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Location: southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea)and J23 (Highbridge) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Vehicle tyre change.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 January 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.15m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.22--2.96

Location: northbound between junctions J9 (Tewkesbury)and J8 (Ross on Wye) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Road Management.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:00 and 15:15 on 19 January 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 19 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.07m from Tewkesbury.

52.02--2.12

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J23 (Highbridge) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 January 2022.
Nearest town: 2.6m from Bridgewater.

51.17--2.98

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J22 (Burnham on Sea) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 19 January 2022.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.24--2.95

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J2 (Dudley) .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 January 2022 to 21 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.18m from Smethwick.

52.49--2.02

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J24 (Bridgwater) .

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 19 January 2022 to 03:00 on 20 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Bridgewater.

51.11--2.99

Location: southbound between junctions J2 (Dudley)and J3 (Kidderminster) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 January 2022 to 06:00 on 20 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Smethwick.

52.48--2.02

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J2 (Dudley) .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 January 2022 to 21 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.76m from Smethwick.

52.5--2.02

Location: northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea)and J19 (Portishead) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2022 to 06:00 on 21 January 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.37m from Avonmouth.

51.47--2.74