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M6 Southbound - Accident×
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Map 52.41--1.22Accident On the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident . Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:00 pm. CLEARED @ 11:10

Location: M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 11:10
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 11:10
M6 Southbound - Accident×
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Map 52.41--1.22Accident On the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:45 am. CLEARED @ 11:00

Location: M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 11:00
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 11:00
M6 Northbound - Accident×
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Map 52.79--2.15Accident On the M6 northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J14 (Stafford), minor traffic delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:10

Location: M6, 2.06m W of Stafford, Staffordshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 08:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 09:10
M6 Southbound - Broken Down Vehicle×
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Map 52.45--1.46Broken Down Vehicle On the M6 southbound between junctions J3 (Coventry) and J2 (Coventry), minor traffic delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

Location: M6, 4.31m SE of Coventry, West Midlands
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 12:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 12:50
M6 Northbound - Congestion×
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Map 52.73--2.1Congestion On the M6 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford) and J13 (Stafford), there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:00 am. CLEARED @ 10:40

Location: M6, 4.65m S of Cannock, Staffordshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 09:50
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 10:40
M6 Southbound - Congestion×
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Map 52.41--1.22Congestion On the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:00 pm. CLEARED @ 11:50

Location: M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 11:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 11:50
M6 Southbound - Congestion×
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Map 52.48--1.71Congestion On the M6 southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J3 (Coventry), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:50

Location: M6, 3.51m S of Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 08:40
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 09:50
M6 Southbound - Congestion×
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Map 53.51--2.69Congestion On the M6 southbound between junctions J26 (Wigan) and J21A (Manchester), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:50

Location: M6, 3.25m W of Wigan, Lancashire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 07:50
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 09:50
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.72--2.66Roadworks The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J29 (Burnley) will be closed to traffic due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27/11/14 to 6 am on 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 3.65m NE of Samlesbury, Lancashire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 01:10
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.73--2.65Roadworks The M6 northbound will be closed between junctions J29 (Burnley) and J30 (Manchester), due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27/11/14 to 6 am on 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 2.81m NE of Samlesbury, Lancashire
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First Reported: 27/11/2014, 01:10
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 52.51--1.79Roadworks On the M6 southbound entry slip at junction J5 (Birmingham) , minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 29/11/14.

Location: M6, 0.76m NW of Castle Bromwich, West Midlands
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First Reported: 26/11/2014, 22:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.36--2.51Roadworks On the M6 southbound entry slip at junction J20 (Macclesfield) , minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 26/11/14 to 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 4.3m SE of Warrington, Cheshire
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First Reported: 26/11/2014, 21:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.66--2.69Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 5 am, from 25/11/14 to 29/11/14.

Location: M6, 7.2m SE of Preston, Lancashire
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First Reported: 25/11/2014, 22:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.61--2.69Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 11/12/14.

Location: M6, 5.67m W of Horwich, Lancashire
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 21:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.48--2.65Roadworks On the M6 southbound between junctions J24 (Ashton in Makerfield) and J23 (Haydock), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 13/12/14.

Location: M6, 2.87m NE of Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 21:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.61--2.69Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 11/12/14.

Location: M6, 5.67m W of Horwich, Lancashire
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 21:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.48--2.65Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J23 (Haydock) and J24 (Ashton in Makerfield), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 13/12/14.

Location: M6, 2.87m NE of Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 21:30
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.38--2.58Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J37 (Kendal) and J38 (Brough), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 12:01 am on 31/10/14 to 8 pm on 23/12/14.

Location: M6, 8.12m NW of Kendal, Cumbria
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 19:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.92--2.91Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J43 (Carlisle) and J44 (Carlisle), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 6 pm and 6 am, from 24/11/14 to 18/12/14.

Location: M6, 2.73m N of Carlisle, Cumbria
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 18:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.92--2.91Roadworks On the M6 southbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle) and J43 (Carlisle), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 6 pm and 6 am, from 24/11/14 to 18/12/14.

Location: M6, 2.73m N of Carlisle, Cumbria
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First Reported: 24/11/2014, 18:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.56--2.7Roadworks On the M6 southbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J26 (Wigan), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 am and 5 pm, from 25/11/14 to 28/02/15.

Location: M6, 3.95m W of Wigan, Lancashire
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First Reported: 23/11/2014, 08:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.56--2.7Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J26 (Wigan) and J27 (Parbold), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 3 pm and 5 pm, from 23/11/14 to 28/02/15.

Location: M6, 3.96m W of Wigan, Lancashire
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First Reported: 23/11/2014, 08:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.44--2.57Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J21A (Manchester) and J23 (Haydock), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 10:37 pm on 30/10/14 to 5 am on 15/01/15.

Location: M6, 1.46m W of Newton-le-Willows, Cheshire
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First Reported: 19/11/2014, 12:00
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.66--2.69Roadworks On the M6 southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland) and J27 (Parbold), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 17/11/14 to 29/11/14.

Location: M6, 7.2m SE of Preston, Lancashire
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First Reported: 17/11/2014, 21:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.31--2.42Roadworks On the M6 northbound at junction J19 (Northwich), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 1:59 am, from 10/11/14 to 3/08/2017.

Location: M6, 4.6m S of Northwich
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First Reported: 06/11/2014, 22:40
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.31--2.42Roadworks On the M6 southbound at junction J19 (Northwich), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 5 am, from 17/11/14 to 3/08/2017.

Location: M6, 4.61m S of Northwich
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First Reported: 06/11/2014, 22:40
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.58--2.7Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J39 (Shap) and J40 (Penrith), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 2 pm on 19/10/14 to 2 pm on 5/12/14.

Location: M6, 4.84m S of Penrith, Cumbria
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First Reported: 19/10/2014, 14:10
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 53.07--2.33Roadworks The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J16 (Stoke on Trent) will be closed to traffic due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 4/11/14 to 25/01/15.

Location: M6, 4.59m NE of Sandbach, Cheshire
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First Reported: 08/10/2014, 21:10
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Southbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.38--2.58Roadworks On the M6 southbound between junctions J38 (Brough) and J35 (Carnforth), minor traffic delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 8:00 pm.

Location: M6, 8.11m NW of Kendal, Cumbria
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First Reported: 15/09/2014, 11:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
M6 Northbound - Roadworks×
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Map 54.15--2.74Roadworks On the M6 northbound between junctions J35 (Carnforth) and J38 (Brough), minor traffic delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 8:00 pm.

Location: M6, 7.13m N of Lancaster, Cumbria
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First Reported: 15/09/2014, 11:20
Last Updated: 27/11/2014, 13:00
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Traffic incidents on the M6

Broken Down VehicleOn the M6 southbound between junctions J3 (Coventry) and J2 (Coventry), minor traffic delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

Location:
M6, 4.31m SE of Coventry, West Midlands

AccidentOn the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident . Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:00 pm. CLEARED @ 11:10

Location:
M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire

AccidentOn the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:45 am. CLEARED @ 11:00

Location:
M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire

AccidentOn the M6 northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J14 (Stafford), minor traffic delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:10

Location:
M6, 2.06m W of Stafford, Staffordshire

CongestionOn the M6 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford) and J13 (Stafford), there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:00 am. CLEARED @ 10:40

Location:
M6, 4.65m S of Cannock, Staffordshire

CongestionOn the M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby) and the M1, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 12:00 pm. CLEARED @ 11:50

Location:
M6, 3.1m SW of Rugby, Warwickshire

CongestionOn the M6 southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J3 (Coventry), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:50

Location:
M6, 3.51m S of Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire

CongestionOn the M6 southbound between junctions J26 (Wigan) and J21A (Manchester), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:30 am. CLEARED @ 09:50

Location:
M6, 3.25m W of Wigan, Lancashire

M6 Roadworks

RoadworksThe M6 northbound entry slip at junction J29 (Burnley) will be closed to traffic due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27/11/14 to 6 am on 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 3.65m NE of Samlesbury, Lancashire

RoadworksThe M6 northbound will be closed between junctions J29 (Burnley) and J30 (Manchester), due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 27/11/14 to 6 am on 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 2.81m NE of Samlesbury, Lancashire

RoadworksOn the M6 southbound entry slip at junction J5 (Birmingham) , minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 29/11/14.

Location: M6, 0.76m NW of Castle Bromwich, West Midlands

RoadworksOn the M6 southbound entry slip at junction J20 (Macclesfield) , minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 26/11/14 to 28/11/14.

Location: M6, 4.3m SE of Warrington, Cheshire

RoadworksOn the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 10 pm and 5 am, from 25/11/14 to 29/11/14.

Location: M6, 7.2m SE of Preston, Lancashire

RoadworksOn the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 11/12/14.

Location: M6, 5.67m W of Horwich, Lancashire

RoadworksOn the M6 southbound between junctions J24 (Ashton in Makerfield) and J23 (Haydock), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 13/12/14.

Location: M6, 2.87m NE of Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire

RoadworksOn the M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold) and J28 (Leyland), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 24/11/14 to 11/12/14.

Location: M6, 5.67m W of Horwich, Lancashire

See map above for the full list of roadworks.

M6 Overview

The M6 is the longest motorway in the whole of the UK, and notorious for its congestion. Nevertheless, it's a blessing for tens of thousands of commuters, holidaymakers and workers every day. Running from Rugby, it passes Stoke on Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Carlisle, and ends at Gretna, where is joins the A74(M) towards Glasgow.

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Average speeds are from the Highways Agency network journey time and traffic flow data May 2014.

As Britain's longest motorway, the M6 is a fantastic achievement, and tens of thousands of motorists rely on this route for a variety of purposes. The Preston Bypass, which forms part of the M6, was the first motorway in Britain to be built, now located around Junction 29.

However, due to the sheer popularity of the route, there are pockets of congestion that can be predicted in advance. The stretch of M6 that runs to the north of Birmingham is one such traffic hotspot. If you can, avoid the congestion through the West Midlands by making use of the purpose-built toll motorway - the M6 Toll, which runs from Junction 4 at the NEC north to Wolverhampton, a route of 27 miles. Using the toll can save time - and stress. Before the M6 Toll was built the Birmingham section of the M6 carried an astonishing 180,000 vehicles per day, more than twice its intended capacity. Traffic flow has since decreased by a third.

The motorway is also notorious for its extended roadworks - especially north of Birmingham through to Stafford.


Don't drink and drive

Please don't drink and drive - it's not worth the risk. Alcohol seriously affects your ability to drive safely. You can end up in court, jailed, and fined up to £5,000 plus a 12-month ban from driving and a criminal record.

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