M42 Traffic News

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Northbound M42 Delays and Roadworks

  • M42 northbound between J3 and J3A | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J3 and J3A . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Sat, 23 Jan 2021 00:02:03 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J5 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2021 to 06:00 on 27 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:12:15 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 roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2021 to 06:00 on 27 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:12:15 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J8 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J7A and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 January 2021 to 06:00 on 24 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:12:11 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J10 and J11 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 January 2021 to 30 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:05:56 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J9 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound entry slip at junction J9 . Reason : Emergency Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 22:44:26 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 28 January 2021 to 05:00 on 29 January 2021. Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 February 2021 to 05:00 on 19 February 2021. Schedule : From 20:00 on 18 March 2021 to 05:00 on 19 March 2021. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 April 2021 to 05:00 on 23 April 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:52:11 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 : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 5 April 2021 to 11 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 12 July 2021 to 18 July 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 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 5 April 2021 to 9 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 12 April 2021 to 17 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 April 2021 to 1 May 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J3A | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J3 and J3A . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:01 on 4 January 2021 to 06:00 on 1 May 2021.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound within J3A | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound at junction 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 5 April 2021 to 9 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 12 April 2021 to 17 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 April 2021 to 1 May 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 northbound between J10 and J11 | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 northbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency bridge repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 27 June 2021.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News

Southbound M42 Roadworks and Delays

  • link road from M6 J4A southbound to M42 J8 southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound entry slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 January 2021 to 06:00 on 24 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:12:11 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J11 and J10 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J11 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 January 2021 to 30 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:06:05 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J9 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Fri, 22 Jan 2021 17:50:41 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 : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 January 2021 to 06:00 on 25 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 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 : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 January 2021 to 06:00 on 25 January 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 J6 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound exit slip at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 02:00 on 23 January 2021 to 06:00 on 25 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound between J7 and J6 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A and J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 02:00 on 23 January 2021 to 06:00 on 25 January 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J3A | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M42 southbound at junction 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 5 April 2021 to 10 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 12 April 2021 to 17 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 April 2021 to 1 May 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 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 : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 5 April 2021 to 11 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 12 July 2021 to 18 July 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 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 : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 5 April 2021 to 11 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 12 July 2021 to 18 July 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M42 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J3 | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3A and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:01 on 14 January 2021 to 06:00 on 1 May 2021.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M42 southbound within J3 | Southbound | Road Works | Worcestershire

    Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J3A and J3 . 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 5 April 2021 to 10 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 12 April 2021 to 17 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 19 April 2021 to 24 April 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 26 April 2021 to 1 May 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M42 Worcestershire Travel Updates
    Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:05:07 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 2022.
    Live M42 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Thu, 21 Jan 2021 08:05:09 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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