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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 J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
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 12:15 and 12:30 on 12 May 2021.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 12 May 2021.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.57m from Weston-super-Mare. CLEARED @ 12:09
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J5 (Droitwich) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:15 and 14:30 on 12 May 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.01m from Droitwich. CLEARED @ 14:23
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 slip road to the M6 northbound .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 12 May 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 11:23
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 slip road to the M6 northbound .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15 on 12 May 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.04m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 10:02
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J28 (Cullompton) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 May 2021.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 9.73m from Honiton. CLEARED @ 10:20


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) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.03m from Burnham-on-Sea.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound at junction J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.24m from Burnham-on-Sea.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.45m from Burnham-on-Sea.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between the M6and junction J1 (West Bromwich) .
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 09:00 on 18 May 2021 to 18:00 on 18 May 2021.
Nearest town: 1.84m from West Bromwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 07:30 on 17 May 2021 to 16:30 on 17 May 2021.
Nearest town: 3.23m from Weston-super-Mare.

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Location: southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .

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 12:15 and 12:30 on 12 May 2021.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 12 May 2021.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.57m from Weston-super-Mare.

51.3--2.89

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J5 (Droitwich) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:15 and 14:30 on 12 May 2021.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.01m from Droitwich.

52.29--2.12

Location: slip road to the M6 northbound .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 12 May 2021.

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

52.55--1.97

Location: slip road to the M6 northbound .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15 on 12 May 2021.

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

52.55--1.97

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J28 (Cullompton) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 May 2021.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 9.73m from Honiton.

50.86--3.38

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.03m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.24--2.95

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.24m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.24--2.94

Location: southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 May 2021 to 06:00 on 13 May 2021.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.45m from Burnham-on-Sea.

51.24--2.94

Location: southbound between the M6and junction J1 (West Bromwich) .

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 09:00 on 18 May 2021 to 18:00 on 18 May 2021.
Nearest town: 1.84m from West Bromwich.

52.54--1.97

Location: southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare)and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 07:30 on 17 May 2021 to 16:30 on 17 May 2021.
Nearest town: 3.23m from Weston-super-Mare.

51.35--2.89