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 southbound entry slip at junction J10 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 6 am and 10 pm, from 26 August 2014 to 2 February 2015.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J6 and J5, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 26 August 2014 to 6 am on 27 August 2014.

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On the M40 northbound between junctions J5 and J6, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 26 August 2014 to 6 am on 27 August 2014.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J14 and J12, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J14 and J12, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 8 pm on 19 August 2014 to 6 am on 20 August 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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