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Published: 17 May 2024
By Chris Haycock



Today''s Major Traffic Incidents

A34 Northbound - A34 northbound between A420 and A44 | Northbound | AuthorityOperation Location : The A34 northbound between the junctions with the A420 and the A44 . Reason : Police incident. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:15 and 03:30 on 17 May 2024. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:15 and 03:30 on 17 May 2024. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 2.49 miles of Oxford.

A5 Southbound - A5 southbound between A428 near Rugby (DIRFT west) and A361 | Southbound | Accident Location : The A5 southbound between the A428 and the junction with the A361 . Reason : Accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 02:00 and 02:15 on 17 May 2024. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 02:00 and 02:15 on 17 May 2024. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.44 miles of Rugby.

A5 Northbound - A5 northbound between A361 and A428 near Rugby (DIRFT west) | Northbound | Accident Location : The A5 northbound between the A361 and the junction with the A428 . Reason : Accident involving a vehicle that has left the carriageway. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 02:00 and 02:15 on 17 May 2024. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 02:00 and 02:15 on 17 May 2024. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.38 miles of Watford.

General

New bridge in London given go ahead BBC News - A foot and cycle bridge over the River Lea, connecting Newham and Tower Hamlets, is approved. (Various)

The need for 20mph This month, Deputy Executive Director Margaret Winchcomb spoke to the ETSC Main Council Meeting in Madrid about 20mph limits in... The post The need for 20mph appeared first on PACTS. (Transport Wales)

Greener Transport Council The Greener Transport Council has written to MPs today in advance of the Parliamentary debate on the National Networks National Policy Statement on 26th March. In our assessment, the NNNPS as written, waters down the treatment of the carbon impacts of national road and rail programmes. We pose three key questions to answer. Whether an… (Transport Wales)

'Time running out' plea over shipyard's future BBC News - Union representatives at Ferguson's warn the yard desperately needs new work as it tries to move on from the ferries controversy. (Various)

Pathways to Net ZeroSeries II In 2024 Greener Vision is spearheading a series of Pathways to Net Zero events that will explore how to develop a response to the climate crisis commensurate to the scale of challenge.  The series will build on insights from the Greener Vision: The Art of Seeing, and will develop further ‘The Pillars of Unity’ outlined… (Transport Wales)


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