M42 Traffic News

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Latest M42 Congestion Reports

  • link road from M6 J4A southbound to M42 J8 northbound | Northbound | Congestion | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J8 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 26 May 2022. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 26 May 2022 07:59:22 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between M6 Toll and J9 | Northbound | Congestion | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J6 and J9 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 26 May 2022. Cause : Road repairs. Delay : There are currently delays of 50 minutes against expected traffic.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 26 May 2022 07:53:42 GMT Live Traffic News

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Northbound M42 Delays and Roadworks

  • M42 northbound within J9 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 are closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 05:41 on 26 May 2022 to 10:00 on 26 May 2022. Delay : There are currently delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 26 May 2022 06:55:37 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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 : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 June 2022 to 05:00 on 1 July 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 July 2022 to 05:00 on 29 July 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J10 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 and J10 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:07 on 14 January 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:00 on 10 May 2022 to 10:01 on 12 June 2022.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J10 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J9 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 14 January 2022 to 06:00 on 17 January 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J6 | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 January 2024. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J10 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound exit slip at junction J10 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J9 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:03 on 10 January 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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 : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 January 2022 to 05:00 on 31 January 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J10 and J9 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 05:30 on 11 November 2022 to 05:30 on 2 February 2023.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:00 on 10 May 2022 to 10:01 on 4 March 2023.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J10 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 December 2022 to 21:00 on 31 December 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 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 : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 January 2024. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT Live Traffic News

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2 thoughts on “M42 Traffic News”

  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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