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Travel: Lanes blocked on M40 and M6

Incidents have been reported on the M6 and the M40.

M40 - Southbound - Warwickshire

The M40 Southbound is partially blocked due to an overturned vehicle between Junction 12 B4451 (Gaydon) and Junction 11 A361 / A422 (Banbury).

M6 - Southbound - West Midlands

One lane is blocked due to debris on the road on the M6 Southbound between Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.

Travel: Problems reported on M42 and M5

There are issues reported on several motorways across the West Midlands this morning.

M42 Northbound - Worcestershire

Two lanes are closed due to accident on M42 Northbound between Junction 1 A38 / B4096 (Bromsgrove) and Junction 2 A441 (Alvechurch / Redditch)

M5 Northbound - West Midlands

One lane is closed due to an accident on the M5 Northbound between Junction 3 A456 (Halesowen / Birmingham) and Junction 2 A4123 (Oldbury / Birmingham).

M5 Northbound - Worcestershire

There's very slow traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on the M5 Northbound between Junction 5 A38 (Droitwich / Wychbold) and Junction 4A M42.

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Travel Update: M6 closure until mid-morning with diversion in place

The M6 Southbound in Warwickshire is likely to be closed until mid-morning following a serious accident involving a lorry and a van earlier between Junctions 1 and 2.

There is congestion back to Corley Services between Junctions 3 and 4 and travel time is an estimated 45 minutes.

The following diversion is in place:

  • Drivers are advised to leave the M6 at Junction 2 and and join the M69 following the hollow triangle symbol.
  • Head northbound to Junction 1 and then take the A5 southbound towards Churchover
  • At the junction with the A426 head southbound and and re-join the M6 at Junction 1.

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Travel: Delays this morning on M54 and M6

There are delays on the M54 and the M6 this morning.

M54 - Eastbound - Shropshire

There are delays with queueing traffic and two lanes closed due to an accident on between Junction 3 A41 (Albrighton) and Junction 2 A449 (Wolverhampton).

M6 - Northbound - West Midlands

One lane is closed and there's slow traffic due to a broken down vehicle between Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction.

There's also congestion up to Junction 4 M42 / A446 (Coleshill).

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