GOOD morning. We are here to provide any information on incidents that might crop up throughout the rush hour period this morning on our Black Country and North Worcestershire roads.

So far the roads across the area are pretty quiet, but there are the usual areas of traffic.

There are also areas of planned roadworks which are causing delays, they include:

One lane is closed and there are speed restriction of 30 mph due to contraflow and major roadworks on M5 both ways between J1 A41 / A4252 / Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham) and J2 A4123 (Oldbury).

Works on the Oldbury Viaduct means that all traffic is sharing one side of the road as a contraflow One lane is also closed due to the Oldbury Viaduct roadworks on M5 northbound at J4A M42. Highways England are trying to keep M5 delays to a minimum by encouraging traffic to use M42 rather than the M5.

There is a speed restriction of 30 mph due to roadworks on A38 Stoke Road westbound in Stoke Heath between Sherwood Road and B4094 Worcester Road, while there are temporary traffic lights and roadworks on Quantry Lane near The Gutter in Bell End, Belbroughton.

Tessall Lane in Longbridge is closed due to roadworks at Longbridge Lane. The stretch between the bridge over the River Rea by the Austin Social Club entrance to the junction with Longbridge Lane will be closed permanently to motorised vehicles.

While in Kidderminster there is water main work and temporary traffic lights on A451 Blackwell Street near A456 The Ringway.

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