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Travel: Heavy traffic on the M5 North and Southbound

There is up to four miles of traffic on the M5 Northbound between Junction 25 for A358 (Taunton) and Junction 24 for A38 (Bridgwater South) because one lane has been closed due to an accident.

Travel time is around 50 minutes with the matrix sign set to 50 mph.

There is also heavy traffic on the M5 Southbound after one lane was closed due to emergency repairs between Junction 19 for A369 Martcombe Road (Portishead) and Junction 20 for B3133 (Clevedon).

'Police incident' causing heavy congestion on M5 in Gloucestershire

There is currently stationary traffic on the M5 in Gloucestershire due to a "police incident".

All the lanes have been closed in both directions, between junction 8 for the M50 and junction 11 for the A40 Golden Valley Bypass.

The incident police are dealing with is said to be at junction 9 Southbound for the A46, Tewkesbury.

The M5 Northbound entry slip road junction 10 for the A4019, Cheltenham has also been closed.

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