IT was back to work for many of us following the festive break and I presume many will be flocking back home as quickly as they can tonight!

In a bid to help you avoid the congestion hot spots during rush hour, why not visit our traffic and travel page for up-to-the-minute information about what’s happening on our roads?

A quick look around North Worcestershire and the Black Country has thrown up a number of incidents including the following:

*A451 Stourport Road, Kidderminster. Usual slow traffic on A451 Stourport Road into town between Northumberland Avenue and A442 Worcester Road / Green Street / New Road.

*A4101 High Street, Dudley. Speed restriction of 20 mph due to roadworks and temporary traffic lights on A4101 High Street at B4179 High Oak.

*A38 Birmingham Road, Catshill. Slow traffic on A38 Birmingham Road both ways around B4185 Golden Cross Lane / Braces Lane in the roadworks area.

*Tat Bank Road, Oldbury. Electricity work and temporary traffic lights on Tat Bank Road at Parsonage Street.

To find out what’s happening on the roads in your area, visit our page here. You can tailor the search to suit your journeys.