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There are hazardous driving conditions and there is slow traffic because of fog and a rolling road block on the M4 Second Severn Crossing.
Visibility is reduced in both directions between J23 M48 and J22 M49. There's a 30 mph speed limit.
One lane is closed and there's very slow traffic after an accident on the M4 Second Severn Crossing Eastbound between the Toll Booths and J22 M49.
When the Severn Bridges revert to public ownership in 2018, tolls could be levied in both directions, not just on the way into Wales.Read the full story ›
All lanes are open and emergency repairs are complete on the M4 Second Severn Crossing Westbound between J22 M49 and J23 M48.
One lane is closed and there's very slow traffic after an earlier accident and emergency repairs on the M4 Second Severn Crossing Eastbound between J23 M48 and J22 M49.
A lane is closed in both directions on the Second Severn Crossing, M4 due to an earlier accident.
The incident is expected to be dealt with by 11.30am.
Meanwhile strong winds on the M48 Severn Bridge means the matrix sign has been set to 40mph in both directions.
VAT could no longer be payable on the Severn Bridge tolls once the crossings revert to public ownership in 2018.
Monmouth MP David Davies says he's been given written confirmation from the Transport Minister.
In his letter, the Minister states that once the concession ends - expected to be in 2018 - it would be legally possible to reduce tolls on both the M48 Severn Bridge and M4 Second Severn Crossing.
However, the future management and tolling arrangements of the crossings remains unclear as the UK Government has yet to announce what action will be taken after the current concession ends.
Mr Davies said, “We must now demand a clear plan for the post concession period with a significant reduction in the tolls,” he added.
All lanes are now open after an accident on the M4 Second Severn Crossing Westbound between J22 M49 and J23 M48.
The future of tolls on the Severn Crossings is being discussed in Westminster today.
The Welsh Affairs Select Committee heard evidence from Transport Minister Stephen Hammond on the UK Government's plans for the bridges when they transfer to public ownership.