Police say the A6191 Chesterfield Road South is closed in both directions between Bould Street and A6009 Rosemary Street after a car overturned. The accident happened near the council offices.
One lane closed due to accident on M1 Southbound between Junction 21A A46 (Leicester) and Junction 21 M69/A563 (Leicester)
There is a lane closed due to a broken down vehicle on the M1, Southbound between J29 for Chesterfield and J28 for Mansfield.
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Reduced speed limits of 20mph are to be introduced on roads across Birmingham.
The '20 is plenty' pilot scheme will be rolled out across parts of the centre, east and south of the city.
This pilot 20mph speed limit scheme is great news for Birmingham - especially if you want to walk or cycle. We know from similar schemes elsewhere in the country that reducing the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph can significantly increase the numbers of walkers and cyclists and that can only be a good thing."
The Highways Agency collects 7,500 tonnes of litter from motorways in Britain each year at a cost of £6m.
In the past year, in the Midlands region the following items have been found:
a complete windscreen
a crate of fizzy drinks
The Highways Agency say all of these items could have caused accidents.
They are encouraging motorists to think about how they dispose of litter on the road.
- Gravel Hill Lane
- Sydney Avenue
- Chilton Farm Lane Atcham
- Atcham to Cross Houses
- Berwick Road
- Victoria Avenue
- Old Coleham
One lane is closed and there is heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M5 Northbound between J6 A449 / A4440 Warndon Way / A4538 Pershore Lane (Worcester) and J5 A38 (Droitwich / Wychbold).
A lane is closed on the M6 Northbound at the entry slip road due to a broken down vehicle at the M1 J19 / A14 (Catthorpe Interchange).