M40

The M40 links Lon­don to the Mid­lands at Soli­hull and is 89.9 miles long.

The M40 was built in two sec­tions. Orig­i­nally it ran from Lon­don to Oxford, and this part was com­plete by 1974. In 1990 the final sec­tion which meets the M42 was opened.

M40 Traffic Information

The M40 slip road to the M42 northbound is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:30 am.

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The M40 northbound entry slip at junction J16 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:30 am on 29 November 2014.

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The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J7 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:00 am on 29 November 2014.

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On the M40 northbound between junctions J1A and J2, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 29 November 2014.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J8A and J7, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 29 November 2014.

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M40 Road Projects

Stokenchurch Overbridge Refurbishment

Exten­sive con­crete repairs to the cen­tral reserve pier and abut­ments, re-waterproofing, replace­ment of the bridge bear­ings and the move­ment joints.

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M40 Junction 12 Improvements Scheme

Works to reduce con­ges­tion on the M40 south­bound diverge slip road at junc­tion 12 and on the main carriageway

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M40 Horse Brook Drainage

Works have been com­pleted to upgrade drainage infra­struc­ture on the M40 Horse Brook.

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M40 Junction 4/A404 Handy Cross Roundabout SCOOT Installation

We are installing a new traf­fic oper­at­ing sys­tem at Handy Cross round­about to help improve the effi­ciency of the traf­fic signals

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