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 entry slip at junction J8 , minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 5 September 2014.

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On the M40 southbound entry slip at junction J8 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 August 2014 to 6 am on 5 September 2014.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J8A and J6, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 3 September 2014 to 6 am on 4 September 2014.

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On the M40 southbound between junctions J10 and J9, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 9 pm on 2 September 2014 to 6 am on 3 September 2014.

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On the M40 northbound between junctions J10 and J11, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 1 September 2014 to 6 am on 2 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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