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

On the M40 southbound between junctions J4 and J2, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J4 and J2, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, from 8:50 pm on 18 September 2014 to 6 am on 19 September 2014.

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On the M40 northbound between junctions J2 and J4, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

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On the M40 northbound between junctions J2 and J4, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, from 9:55 pm on 18 September 2014 to 6 am on 19 September 2014.

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The M40 northbound exit slip at junction J5 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am on 19 September 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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