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Current traffic around Axe

The following traffic incidents and congestion for Axe have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ACCIDENT
Location: The M5 southbound entry slip at junction J21 (Weston super Mare) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 5 Jul 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 5 Jul 2022.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.25 miles from Axe. CLEARED @ 12:36
ACCIDENT
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare) and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 4.75 miles from Axe. CLEARED @ 13:30
VEHICLE RECOVERY
Location: The M5 southbound at junction J19 (Portishead) .
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 11:45 and 12:00 on 5 Jul 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 5 Jul 2022.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.74 miles from Axe. CLEARED @ 11:42
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 northbound exit slip at junction J23 (Highbridge) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 5 Jul 2022.
Nearest town: 9.02 miles from Axe. CLEARED @ 13:39
CONGESTION
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 5 Jul 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Earlier Reason: Caused by an earlier accident.
Nearest town: 8.27 miles from Axe. CLEARED @ 13:30


There are no current incidents in this location.

Roadworks

ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 5 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 6 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.58 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:01 on 5 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 6 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 4.32 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J23 (Highbridge) and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 6 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.82 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound entry slip at junction J20 (Nailsea) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 11 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 12 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 10.95 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The junction of the M5 J18 (Bristol) and the M49 .
Lane closures: Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 11 Jul 2022 to 13 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 19.19 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J17 (Bristol West) and J18 (Bristol) .
Reason: Roadworks scheme is planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 11 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 13 Jul 2022.
Nearest town: 19.83 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J17 (Bristol West) and J18 (Bristol) .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 11 Jul 2022 to 13 Jul 2022.
Nearest town: 19.83 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound exit slip at junction J18 (Bristol) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 11 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 12 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 23:00 on 12 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 13 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 19.61 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J24 (Bridgwater) and J23 (Highbridge) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 8 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 9 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 11 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 12 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 13 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 10.72 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea) and J24 (Bridgwater) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 8 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 9 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 11 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 12 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 12 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 13 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.2 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 7 Jul 2022 to 22:00 on 7 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.7 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 6 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 7 Jul 2022.
Schedule: From 22:00 on 7 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 8 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.7 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J21 (Weston super Mare) and J22 (Burnham on Sea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 6 Jul 2022 to 8 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 5.68 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 6 Jul 2022 to 06:00 on 7 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.58 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J19 (Portishead) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 Jul 2022 to 9 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.65 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J19 (Portishead) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 Jul 2022 to 9 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.25 miles from Axe.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M5 southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 5 Jul 2022 to 9 Jul 2022.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.25 miles from Axe.

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Location: southbound entry slip at junction J21 (Weston super Mare) .

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 5 July 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 5 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.25 miles from Axe.

51.36--2.89

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

Due to: Road traffic collision.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 4.75 miles from Axe.

51.35--2.89

Location: southbound at junction J19 (Portishead) .

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 11:45 and 12:00 on 5 July 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 5 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 16.74 miles from Axe.

51.48--2.71

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 5 July 2022.
Nearest town: 9.02 miles from Axe.

51.17--2.98

Location: southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 5 July 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

Earlier Due to: Caused by an earlier accident.
Nearest town: 8.27 miles from Axe.

51.39--2.86

Location: southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 5 July 2022 to 06:00 on 6 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.58 miles from Axe.

51.45--2.78

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

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

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:01 on 5 July 2022 to 06:00 on 6 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 4.32 miles from Axe.

51.23--2.95

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 July 2022 to 06:00 on 6 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.82 miles from Axe.

51.23--2.95

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J20 (Nailsea) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 July 2022 to 06:00 on 12 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 10.95 miles from Axe.

51.43--2.84

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

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

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 11 July 2022 to 13 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 19.19 miles from Axe.

51.5--2.67

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

Due to: Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 July 2022 to 06:00 on 13 July 2022.
Nearest town: 19.83 miles from Axe.

51.51--2.66

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

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 11 July 2022 to 13 July 2022.
Nearest town: 19.83 miles from Axe.

51.51--2.66

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 11 July 2022 to 06:00 on 12 July 2022.

Schedule : From 23:00 on 12 July 2022 to 06:00 on 13 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 19.61 miles from Axe.

51.51--2.66

Location: northbound between junctions J24 (Bridgwater) and J23 (Highbridge) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 8 July 2022 to 06:00 on 9 July 2022.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 July 2022 to 06:00 on 12 July 2022.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 July 2022 to 06:00 on 13 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 10.72 miles from Axe.

51.14--2.97

Location: southbound between junctions J22 (Burnham on Sea) and J24 (Bridgwater) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 8 July 2022 to 06:00 on 9 July 2022.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 July 2022 to 06:00 on 12 July 2022.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 12 July 2022 to 06:00 on 13 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 8.2 miles from Axe.

51.18--2.98

Location: southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 7 July 2022 to 22:00 on 7 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.7 miles from Axe.

51.38--2.88

Location: southbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J21 (Weston super Mare) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 July 2022 to 06:00 on 7 July 2022.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 7 July 2022 to 06:00 on 8 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.7 miles from Axe.

51.38--2.88

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

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

Due to: Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 6 July 2022 to 8 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 5.68 miles from Axe.

51.36--2.89

Location: southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 July 2022 to 06:00 on 7 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.58 miles from Axe.

51.45--2.78

Location: northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J19 (Portishead) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 July 2022 to 9 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.65 miles from Axe.

51.45--2.8

Location: northbound between junctions J20 (Nailsea) and J19 (Portishead) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 July 2022 to 9 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 12.25 miles from Axe.

51.45--2.81

Location: southbound between junctions J19 (Portishead) and J20 (Nailsea) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 5 July 2022 to 9 July 2022.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 13.25 miles from Axe.

51.45--2.79