Fallen tree on M4 causes delays between Wokingham and Maidenhead
A tree fell on the M4 motorway in Berkshire today (Thursday April 7), causing delays. The freeway was partially blocked to traffic on the eastbound carriageway following the incident.
The tree fell between Junction 10 (for Wokingham/Bracknell) and Junction 8 for Maidenhead. The incident was reported shortly after 3 p.m.
Inrix, the traffic data company, originally said: ‘M4 Eastbound partially blocked due to fallen tree from J10 A329(M) Wokingham / Bracknell to J8 A404(M) Maidenhead. Traffic is fine. tree fell just after 3:00 p.m..”
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A National Motorways spokesman said at the time: “M4 eastbound between J10 and J8/9. Traffic was halted while a fallen tree is cleared from the road. Hope this does not take not too much time, but please allow more time for your trip.”
The tree was removed shortly before 3:45 p.m. The lanes have since reopened and traffic has returned to normal.
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