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Heavy traffic on M5 through Somerset
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- Heavy traffic on the M5 through Somerset
- Delays from Taunton up to Burnham
- Weight of traffic blamed for congestion
THE congestion on the carriageway has been made worse by several collisions along the northbound side of the motorway.
Drivers are advised to leave extra time for their journeys.
M5 northbound between J21 and J20 Accident— @88Kits88 01 November 2013
#Somerset M5 between Taunton and Bridgewater we've got reports there's slow traffic due to an accident.[SG]— @BBCTravelSW 01 November 2013
JUNCTION 21 of the northbound carriageway shortly after 4pm.
Ew stuck on the M5 attempting to get to the Midlands. Life is a failure.— @Sindoralla 01 November 2013
HEAVY traffic on the northbound M5 near junction 26 for Wellington.
IT is thought the heavy traffic on the motorway is related to school half-term holidays, which end today (Friday).
DRIVER Pauline White is travelling from Taunton to Bridgwater and said: "It has been stop-start traffic for the last 30 minutes - and more stop than start."
HIGHWAYS Agency cameras show the heavy traffic on the northbound carriageway of the M5 through Somerset.
DRIVERS on the M5 in Somerset are facing delays this afternoon due to heavy traffic on the northbound carriageway through the county.
The affected section of motorway stretches from Taunton up to Burnham.
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