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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:

AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The junction of the M5 J18 (Bristol) and the M49.
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 19:15 and 19:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.24m from Avonmouth. CLEARED @ 17:25
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bristol) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Avonmouth. CLEARED @ 17:24
ACCIDENT
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J5 (Droitwich)and J4A (Birmingham) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:15 and 22:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.97m from Bromsgrove.
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J5 (Droitwich)and J6 (Worcester) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.73m from Droitwich. CLEARED @ 20:23
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J6 (Worcester)and J5 (Droitwich) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Droitwich. CLEARED @ 16:22
SPILLAGE
Location: The M5 slip road to the M6 northbound .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Load spillage.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.13m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 16:12
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J16 (Thornbury) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.36m from Alveston. CLEARED @ 18:10
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J17 (Bristol West) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 3.67m from Avonmouth. CLEARED @ 18:09
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 slip road to the M6 southbound .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.31m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 19:03
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J2 (Dudley) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.86m from Smethwick. CLEARED @ 16:57
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J2 (Dudley)and J1 (West Bromwich) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.09m from West Bromwich. CLEARED @ 16:48
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J16 (Thornbury)and J17 (Bristol West) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Avonmouth. CLEARED @ 17:43
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 slip road to the M6 northbound .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 28 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 15:54
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J17 (Bristol West)and J18 (Bristol) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 28 Jan 2020.
CausePolice incident.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Avonmouth. CLEARED @ 15:36


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 southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea)and J23 (Highbridge) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 20:55 on 28 Jan 2020 to 06:00 on 29 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J7 (Worcester)and J8 (Ross on Wye) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 Jan 2020 to 2 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5m from Malvern.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J8 (Ross on Wye)and J7 (Worcester) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 Jan 2020 to 2 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.56m from Wick.

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Location: The junction of the M5 J18 (Bristol) and the M49.

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:15 and 19:30 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.24m from Avonmouth.

51.5--2.67

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bristol) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Avonmouth.

51.51--2.67

Location: northbound between junctions J5 (Droitwich)and J4A (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:15 and 22:30 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.97m from Bromsgrove.

52.31--2.1

Location: southbound between junctions J5 (Droitwich)and J6 (Worcester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:00 and 21:15 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.73m from Droitwich.

52.28--2.12

Location: northbound between junctions J6 (Worcester)and J5 (Droitwich) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Droitwich.

52.25--2.13

Location: slip road to the M6 northbound .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Load spillage.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 January 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.13m from Wednesbury.

52.54--1.97

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J16 (Thornbury) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.36m from Alveston.

51.55--2.57

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J17 (Bristol West) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 28 January 2020.
Nearest town: 3.67m from Avonmouth.

51.53--2.61

Location: slip road to the M6 southbound .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.31m from Wednesbury.

52.55--1.96

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.86m from Smethwick.

52.49--2.02

Location: northbound between junctions J2 (Dudley)and J1 (West Bromwich) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.09m from West Bromwich.

52.51--1.98

Location: southbound between junctions J16 (Thornbury)and J17 (Bristol West) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Avonmouth.

51.52--2.64

Location: slip road to the M6 northbound .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 28 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Wednesbury.

52.55--1.97

Location: southbound between junctions J17 (Bristol West)and J18 (Bristol) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 28 January 2020.

Cause : Police incident.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Avonmouth.

51.52--2.64

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

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 20:55 on 28 January 2020 to 06:00 on 29 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 2.12m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.23--2.95

Location: southbound between junctions J7 (Worcester)and J8 (Ross on Wye) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 January 2020 to 2 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5m from Malvern.

52.12--2.2

Location: northbound between junctions J8 (Ross on Wye)and J7 (Worcester) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 31 January 2020 to 2 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.56m from Wick.

52.09--2.18