M42 Traffic News

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Northbound M42 Delays and Roadworks

  • M42 northbound between J5 and J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J4 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 August 2020 to 06:00 on 19 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:30 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J7A and J8 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J7 and J8 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 19 August 2020 to 18:00 on 19 August 2020.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:45 from 19 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • 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 : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 September 2020 to 05:00 on 7 September 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 October 2020 to 05:00 on 2 October 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 October 2020 to 05:00 on 30 October 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 November 2020 to 05:00 on 27 November 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road between M6 J4 northbound and M42 J7 southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J2 | Northbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency bridge repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 January 2021.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road between M42 J7 northbound and M6 J4 northbound | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 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 22:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J1 and J2 | Northbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J7 and J7A | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J6 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 14 August 2020 to 06:00 on 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News

Southbound M42 Roadworks and Delays

  • M42 J9 southbound access | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:30 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 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 22:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M42 southbound to M5 J4A southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 slip road to the M5 southbound . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 August 2020 to 06:00 on 18 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J8 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J2 and J1 | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 24 August 2020 to 27 August 2020.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J8 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 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 : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 19 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:30 on 21 August 2020 to 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 28 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 06:00 from 2 September 2020 to 4 September 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J3 and J2 | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 14 August 2020 to 06:00 on 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road between M6 J4 northbound and M42 J7 southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M6 J4A southbound to M42 J8 southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J8 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 17 August 2020 to 21 August 2020.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:45 from 19 August 2020 to 21 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J5 and J4 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J6 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 August 2020 to 06:00 on 19 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 6 September 2020 to 05:00 on 7 September 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 October 2020 to 05:00 on 2 October 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 October 2020 to 05:00 on 30 October 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 November 2020 to 05:00 on 27 November 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 13 Aug 2020 11:29:19 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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