Location : The M42 southbound between junctions J7A and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Broken down vehicle. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:15 and 20:30 on 5 April 2022. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 5 April 2022.