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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 at junction J30 (Exeter) .
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 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 Aug 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 Aug 2021.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.41m from Exminster. CLEARED @ 22:11
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J23 (Highbridge) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 1 Aug 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 1 Aug 2021.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.86m from Bridgewater. CLEARED @ 20:42
VEHICLE FIRE
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea)and J23 (Highbridge) .
Reason: Vehicle fire.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 18:45 and 19:00 on 1 Aug 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:45 and 19:00 on 1 Aug 2021.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.92m from Burnham-on-Sea. CLEARED @ 18:18
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 21:45 and 22:00 on 1 Aug 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:45 and 22:00 on 1 Aug 2021.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea. CLEARED @ 20:42
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound at junction J13 (Stroud) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 Aug 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.98m from Slimbridge. CLEARED @ 18:26
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J13 (Stroud)and J14 (Dursley) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 Aug 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.56m from Slimbridge. CLEARED @ 18:18


There are no current incidents in this location.

M5 Roadworks

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Location: southbound at junction J30 (Exeter) .

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 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 August 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.41m from Exminster.

50.72--3.46

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

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Vehicle fire.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 1 August 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 1 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.86m from Bridgewater.

51.17--2.98

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

Due to: Vehicle fire.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:45 and 19:00 on 1 August 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:45 and 19:00 on 1 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.92m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.19--2.97

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J22 (Burnham on Sea) .

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:45 and 22:00 on 1 August 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:45 and 22:00 on 1 August 2021.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.24--2.95

Location: southbound at junction J13 (Stroud) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 August 2021.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.98m from Slimbridge.

51.76--2.32

Location: southbound between junctions J13 (Stroud)and J14 (Dursley) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 August 2021.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.56m from Slimbridge.

51.71--2.38