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Northbound M42 Delays and Roadworks

  • M42 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 November 2021 to 06:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J6 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 November 2021 to 06:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J5 and J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J4 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 November 2021 to 06:00 on 30 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J5 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 November 2021 to 06:00 on 30 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between M5 and J1 | Northbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between the M5 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 November 2021 to 06:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J1 and J2 | Northbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 November 2021 to 06:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J4 and J5 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J4 and J5 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 November 2021 to 05:30 on 1 December 2021.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J11 | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2022 to 13 February 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Leicestershire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:34 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J9 and J10 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 November 2021 to 13 February 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:34 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J11 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

  • M42 northbound within J11 | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 November 2021 to 06:00 on 28 November 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 3 December 2021 to 5 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 6 December 2021 to 10 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 13 December 2021 to 19 December 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Leicestershire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:34 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J9 and J10 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 and J10 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 18:00 from 29 November 2021 to 3 December 2021.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:08:56 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 11 June 2022 to 10:01 on 12 June 2022.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J3 and J3A | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J3 and J3A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 29 November 2021 to 4 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 December 2021 to 11 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 13 December 2021 to 18 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Sat, 27 Nov 2021 06:05:47 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J11 | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 and J11 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 06:00 on 13 February 2022.
    Live M42 Leicestershire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:34 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M42 J8 southbound to M6 J4A northbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 10 January 2022 to 12 January 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 7 March 2022 to 9 March 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 11 June 2022 to 10:01 on 12 June 2022.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J7 and J7A | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 January 2022 to 05:00 on 28 January 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 February 2022 to 05:00 on 25 February 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 March 2022 to 05:00 on 1 April 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 April 2022 to 05:00 on 29 April 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 21:32:26 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M42 J8 southbound to M6 J4A northbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 15 July 2022 to 05:30 on 18 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 22 July 2022 to 05:30 on 25 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 29 July 2022 to 05:30 on 1 August 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News

Southbound M42 Roadworks and Delays

  • M42 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 4 March 2023 to 10:01 on 4 March 2023.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J1 and M5 | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junction J2 and the M5 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 November 2021 to 06:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J10 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J11 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2022 to 13 February 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:33 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J10 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J10 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2022 to 13 February 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:33 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J11 | Southbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 January 2022 to 13 February 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Leicestershire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:33 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 November 2021 to 06:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J6 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 4 March 2023 to 10:01 on 4 March 2023.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 4 March 2023 to 10:01 on 4 March 2023.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J10 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J11 and J10 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 4 January 2022 to 06:00 on 13 February 2022.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:33 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J9 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 10 January 2022 to 12 January 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 7 March 2022 to 9 March 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J9 and J8 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J9 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 10 January 2022 to 12 January 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 7 March 2022 to 9 March 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M42 J8 southbound to M6 J4A northbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 10 January 2022 to 12 January 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 7 March 2022 to 9 March 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J8 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 15 July 2022 to 05:30 on 18 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 22 July 2022 to 05:30 on 25 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 29 July 2022 to 05:30 on 1 August 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M42 J8 southbound to M6 J4A northbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 15 July 2022 to 05:30 on 18 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 22 July 2022 to 05:30 on 25 July 2022. Schedule : From 21:30 on 29 July 2022 to 05:30 on 1 August 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J10 and J9 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 2 February 2023.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT Live Traffic News

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  1. Help stuck on the M42 northbound- standstill for miles. Looked up here and it says all lanes closed? What happens now?

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