close
close

M4 lane closures on Prince of Wales Bridge after crash

M4 lane closures on Prince of Wales Bridge after crash

Lanes were closed on both sides of the Prince of Wales Bridge following a crash tonight (June 25). Tweets from the Severn Bridges account run by National Highways said the closures are in place on lane three on either side of the barrier.


The closures were set up between junction 22 for Pilining and 23 for Magor. Motorists were warned to expect delays to their journeys this evening.

The tweets said traffic officers are at the scene. Officers from Avon and Somerset Police were also on the bridge dealing with the incident, with the closures lifted just before 9pm.

Scroll down for the latest updates.

Inrix – M4 traffic easing

An update from the road monitoring website says: “Traffic easing, accident cleared on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge in both directions from J22 M49 to J23 M48.

“Lane three (of three) was closed in both directions.”

Inrix – Three vehicles involved

An update from the road monitoring website says: “Queueing traffic due to earlier accident, three vehicles involved on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge in both directions from J22 M49 to J23 M48.

See also  Mini-roundabout installation closes Sarnia intersection

“All lanes have been re-opened.

“Lane three (of three) was closed in both directions.”

National Highways – All lanes reopen on M4 but delays remain

It has been confirmed that all lanes have reopened on the M4 over the Prince of Wales Bridge, but traffic remains heavy.

National Highways – Westbound closure lifted

A tweet from the Severn Bridges account says the lane three closure on the Wales-bound side of the M4 has been lifted.

Inrix – Crash closes M4 lanes

A post on the traffic monitoring website says: “One lane closed due to accident on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge in both directions from J22 M49 to J23 M48.

“Lane three (of three) is closed in both directions.”

National Highways – Lane three closed on both sides

Lane three has been shut on both sides of the Prince of Wales Bridge.

Traffic camera images show queues building

Motorists have been told to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journey.

Traffic building on the M4 following a crash(Image: Traffic Wales)

National Highways – M4 lane closures on both sides of Prince of Wales Bridge

A tweet from the Severn Bridges account confirms lane closures are in place.

  • June 25, 2023