Are there any traffic incidents on the M5? The following traffic incidents and congestion for M5 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two
Are there any traffic incidents on the M5?
The following traffic incidents and congestion for M5 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours: BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE. Location: The M5 northbound between junctions J5 (Droitwich)and J4A (Birmingham) . Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
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Is the M5 northbound at junction J17 closed?
Location : The M5 northbound at junction J17 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 July 2021 to 05:30 on 21 July 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Location : The M5 northbound at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.
When do the roadworks start on the M5?
Location : The M5 northbound between junctions J18A and J17 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 23 July 2021 to 18:00 on 23 July 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 18:00 from 28 July 2021 to 30 July 2021.
When did the M5 motorway start in Worcestershire?
The first 26 miles (42 km) of the M5 motorway was constructed as a dual two-lane motorway with Worcestershire County Council acting as engineer. This section – from junction 4 (Lydiate Ash) in the north to a trumpet junction with the M50 in the south – opened in July 1962.
Is the M5 south of Bristol a holiday road?
Congestion on the section south of the M4 is common during the summer holidays, on Friday afternoons and bank holidays. The M5 quite closely follows the route of the A38 road. The two deviate slightly around Bristol and the area south of Bristol from junctions 16 to the Sedgemoor services north of junction 22.
How much did it cost to widen the M5 motorway?
The Motorways Archive also records that the carriageways were also built to a lower overall width of 88 feet (27 m) rather than 100 feet (30 m) to reduce the loss of agricultural land. When the decision became necessary to widen the Worcestershire section of M5, it cost £123 million.