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A470: Delays and congestion due to poor driving conditions

Traffic is queuing on the A470 southbound from Nantgarw to Coryton this morning as many return to work from the Christmas break.

Queues building on the A468 Nantgarw East Credit: Traffic Wales
Credit: Traffic Wales

Traffic Wales are warning of congestion and delays to drivers between the Coryton Interchange and Abercynon due to poor driving conditions.

More road traffic is expected around Wales as Arriva Trains Wales stages a 24-hour walkout over pay and working conditions.

Traffic Wales is reporting general congestion along the M4


Long queues after commuter route closure

There are queues (in red) around the capital. Credit: Google Maps

This morning's accident has led to long delays on the major routes into the capital.

The M4, A470, A48 East and Westbound and the A48M all have delays.

There are no estimates on when the A4232 will reopen.

Queues stretch back to the A4119 just outside Creigiau Credit: Zoe Thomas
Credit: ITV Cymru Wales


Stretch of M4 shut due to accident

The eastbound carriageway of the M4 is closed between J38 A48/Margam offslip and J37 A4229/Pyle due to an accident. Traffic Wales is warning of delays as all three lanes are currently closed.

Both South Wales and Mid and West Wales fire services are at the scene. A South Wales Fire Service spokeswoman said it is believed three cars have been involved in a collision and a car had also broken down nearby.

A South Wale Police spokesman said there had been a number of accidents on the M4 following a hail shower. He said no one suffered any significant injuries.

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