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M6 (N)

Congestion 1.6m SW of
Samlesbury

J30 & J31

Nearby Roadworks
M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m NW of
Samlesbury

J31 & J31A

A585 (N)

Roadworks 5.1m N of
Blackpool

A586 Great Eccleston & A586 Hardhorn

A585 (S)

Roadworks 5.1m N of
Blackpool

A586 Hardhorn & A586 Great Eccleston

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J33 & J34

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J34 & J33

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.5m NW of
Wigan

Near Orrell Interchange

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.5m NW of
Wigan

Near Orrell Interchange

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4m W of
Wigan

J26 & J27

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.4m SW of
Preston

J28 & J29

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2.6m S of
Preston

J32 & J31A

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  • 20 August 2014 17:10

    No Delay - M55 eastbound between J3 and J1 | Eastbound | Other Unplanned (4.33m SE of Preston, Lancashire)


    On the M55 motorwayeastbound between junctions J3 and J1, minor delays due to an incident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 17:10
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 18:41
    Map location: 53.8032,-2.8031

  • 20 August 2014 17:10

    No Delay - M55 J3 eastbound access | Eastbound | Accident (6.63m E of Blackpool, Lancashire)


    On the M55 motorwayeastbound entry slip at junction J3 , minor delays due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 17:10
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 18:41
    Map location: 53.8073,-2.8883

  • 22 August 2014 13:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M55 at junction 1 with the A6 | Eastbound | Congestion (2.68m E of Preston, )


    On the M55 eastbound at junction J1, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 13:50
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 14:10
    Map location: 53.805,-2.7066

  • 19 August 2014 03:10

    Roadworks - M55 westbound between J1 and J3 | Westbound | Roadworks (4.32m SE of Preston, Lancashire)


    On the M55 motorwaywestbound between junctions J1 and J3, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 12 August 2014 to 20 August 2014.

    First report: 19 August 2014 03:10
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 08:01
    Map location: 53.803,-2.8029

  • 19 August 2014 03:10

    Roadworks - M55 eastbound between J3 and J1 | Eastbound | Roadworks (4.33m SE of Preston, Lancashire)


    On the M55 motorwayeastbound between junctions J3 and J1, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 12 August 2014 to 20 August 2014.

    First report: 19 August 2014 03:10
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 08:01
    Map location: 53.8032,-2.8031

  • 21 August 2014 21:50

    Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M65 J6 eastbound access | Eastbound | Serious Accident (2.1m SW of Blackburn, Lancashire)


    The M65 eastbound entry slip at junction J6 is closed , due to a serious accident. Road expected to re-open from 1:00 am.

    First report: 21 August 2014 21:50
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 00:40
    Map location: 53.7596,-2.4346

  • 19 August 2014 09:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M61 at junction 9 with the M65 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.38m NE of Samlesbury, )


    On the M61 motorwaysouthbound at junction J9, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:45 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 09:50
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 09:51
    Map location: 53.7183,-2.6297

  • 22 August 2014 15:20

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M61 northbound between J8 and J9 | Northbound | Congestion (5.02m E of Samlesbury, Lancashire)


    On the M61 northbound between J8 and the M6, there were delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:15 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 15:20
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 15:30
    Map location: 53.6942,-2.6263

  • 19 August 2014 08:40

    No Delay - M6 northbound between J26 and J27 | Northbound | Road Flooded (3.96m W of Wigan, Lancashire)


    On the M6 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J26 and J27, minor delays due to flooding closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 08:40
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 09:12
    Map location: 53.5603,-2.7018

  • 19 August 2014 09:20

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 northbound between J26 and J27 | Northbound | Congestion (3.96m W of Wigan, Lancashire)


    On the M6 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J26 and J27, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to earlier flooding. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 09:20
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 09:33
    Map location: 53.5603,-2.7018

  • 22 August 2014 13:40

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M61 northbound between J9 and M6 | Northbound | Congestion (2.7m NE of Samlesbury, Lancashire)


    On the M61 northbound between junction J9 and the M6, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

    First report: 22 August 2014 13:40
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 14:40
    Map location: 53.7307,-2.6422

  • 21 August 2014 20:20

    No Delay - M6 southbound between J31 and J30 | Southbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (1.64m SW of Samlesbury, Lancashire)


    On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J31 and J30, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 21 August 2014 to 22 August 2014.

    First report: 21 August 2014 20:20
    Incident cleared: 22 August 2014 06:00
    Map location: 53.7496,-2.6448

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Primary Destinations on the M55

M55 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M55, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M55 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M55, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M55 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

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Regional Weather

Today's weather (Friday) in Preston will bring sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 62°f and a night time temperature of 48°f (16°c/8°c). Wind will be coming in from the WNW, reaching 14mph.

Tomorrow (Saturday) will bring light rain showers , with wind reaching 14 miles per hour from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 62°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 46°f (16°c/7°c).

Wind from the W will reach 7 mph in Preston on Sunday, with sunny in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 67°f, and 46°f overnight (19°c/10°c).

Monday's weather will be cloudy with light rain in Preston, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 60°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 60°f (15°c/11°c).

Preston
22 AUGsunny
MAX 62° (16°c)
MIN 48° (8°c)
WIND 14mph (WNW)
23 AUGlight rain showers
MAX 62° (16°c)
MIN 46° (7°c)
WIND 14mph (WNW)
24 AUGsunny
MAX 67° (19°c)
MIN 51° (10°c)
WIND 7mph (W)
25 AUGcloudy with light rain
MAX 60° (15°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 15mph (E)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M55 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.4 FMSmooth FM (Chorley)
102.4 FM102.4 Wish FM (Wigan)
102.8 FMChorley FM (Chorley)
103.1 FMPendle FM (Nelson)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio Cymru (National)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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