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Traffic & travel news roundup

Published: 15 April 2021
By Chris Haycock



Today''s Major Traffic Incidents

M1 Northbound - M1 northbound between J20 and J21 | Northbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J20 and J21 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 04:30 and 04:45 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:30 and 04:45 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 6.57 miles of Rugby.

M1 Southbound - M1 southbound between J21 and J20 | Southbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J21 and J20 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.65 miles of Leicester.

M1 Southbound - M1 J21 southbound access | Southbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J21 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.5 miles of Leicester.

M1 Northbound - M1 J20 northbound access | Northbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J20 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:15 and 04:30 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 6.39 miles of Rugby.

M55 Westbound - M55 westbound between J3 and J4 | Westbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M55 westbound between junctions J3 and J4 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 06:45 and 07:00 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:30 and 06:45 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 6.26 miles of Blackpool.

M55 Westbound - M55 J3 westbound access | Westbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M55 westbound entry slip at junction J3 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 06:15 and 06:30 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:15 and 06:30 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 6.44 miles of Blackpool.

M55 Eastbound - M55 eastbound within J4 | Eastbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The M55 eastbound at junction J4 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 06:15 and 06:30 on 15 April 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 06:15 and 06:30 on 15 April 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.21 miles of Blackpool.

General

ITC debates how to plan transports recovery from the pandemic The ITC was delighted to welcome a wide range of distinguished experts at our digital Spring Discussion Evening on 11th March to debate how transport policy could be reformed to help recovery from the Covid19 pandemic. Guests heard from an expert panel including Elliot Shaw (Highways England), James Angus (Network Rail), and Steve Canadine (Mott […] (Transport Wales)

Locking Out The Drink Driver: Using alcohol interlocks to reduce drink driving in the UK. In ‘Locking Out the Drink Driver: Using alcohol interlocks to reduce drink driving in the UK‘ PACTS calls on the... The post Locking Out The Drink Driver: Using alcohol interlocks to reduce drink driving in the UK. appeared first on PACTS. (Transport Wales)

ITC debates sustainable transport in lower-density developments The ITC has continued its popular Discussion Evening series online as a result of the pandemic, and in December 2020 we explored how lower-density developments could be made compatible with sustainable transport. The discussion was chaired by ITC Commissioner and visiting Professor at Yale University, Deborah Saunt, and we were delighted to welcome an expert […] (Transport Wales)

ITC Spring Discussion Evening The ITC will hold our Spring Discussion as a Digital Event on Thursday 11th March  from 17:00. The topic to be debated will be ‘How should transport policy be reformed to help the industry recover from the Covid19 pandemic?’ and the webinar will involve presentations from a guest panel followed by questions. We are delighted that […] (Transport Wales)

Harry GarnhamHead of Roads Performance, Office of Rail and Road The post Harry Garnham – Head of Roads Performance, Office of Rail and Road appeared first on PACTS. (Transport Wales)


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