Traffic M6

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M6 Incidents
M6 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 2.5m E of
Gretna

Near The Metal Bridge Junction

M6 (S)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.6m SW of
Samlesbury

J31 & J30

M6 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.6m SW of
Samlesbury

J30 & J31

M6 Roadworks
M6 (N)
Roadworks 3.76mi from Dalston.…
M6 (N)
Roadworks 3.77mi from Dalston.…
M6 (N)
Roadworks 7.65mi from Penrith.…
M6 (N)
Roadworks 2.47mi from Gretna.…
M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.6m S of
Northwich

J19 Access

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.5m E of
Thelwall

J20 & J21

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m SW of
Cannock

J10A & J11

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.8m NW of
Dalston

J41 & J42

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2m S of
Cotesbach

M1/A14 & J1

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m S of
Dunston

J13 & J12

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.2m SW of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J16 & J15

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.8m SW of
Tyburn

J5 & J6

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.1m W of
Stafford

J13 & J14

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2m SW of
Cotesbach

J1 & M1/A14

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.5m SW of
Northwich

J19 & J20

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2m W of
Stafford

J14 & J13

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.4m SE of
Leyland

J28 & J27

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m SE of
Leyland

J27 & J28

M6 (N)

Roadworks 5m SE of
Garstang

J32 & J33

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.6m NE of
Sandbach

J16 Exit

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J33 & J34

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J34 & J33

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.7m NE of
Barthomley

At Junction 16 With The A500

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.7m E of
Barthomley

J16 Exit

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m NW of
Samlesbury

J31 & J31A

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2.4m W of
Holly Lane

Near Great Barr Junction

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m NE of
Kendal

J36 & J37

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m SW of
Rugby

J1 & M1/A14

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.8m W of
Northwich

J18 & J19

M6 (S)

Roadworks 7.7m N of
Penrith

J42 & J41

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.8m NW of
Dalston

J42 & J41

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4m N of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J15 & J16

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.8m E of
Crewe

J16 Exit

M6 (S)

Roadworks 5.1m SE of
Garstang

J33 & J32

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.4m N of
Lancaster

J33 & J34

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 1.9m SW of
Castle Bromwich

J5 & J6

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4m N of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J15 & J16

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.4m SW of
Preston

J28 & J29

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.6m NW of
Newton-le-Willows

J22 & J23

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.8m W of
Sandbach

J18 Access

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Northwich

At The Knutsford Services Slip Road J18 & J19

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.2m W of
Northwich

J18 & J19

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Northwich

At The Knutsford Services Slip Road J18 & J19

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.7m S of
Northwich

J19 Access

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Northwich

At The Knutsford Services Slip Road J19 & J18

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Northwich

At The Knutsford Services Slip Road J19 & J18

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.8m W of
Northwich

J19 & J18

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.1m SE of
Wigan

J24 & J25

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m NE of
Carlisle

Near Harker Junction

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4m N of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J16 & J15

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.2m SW of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J15 & J16

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4m W of
Wigan

J26 & J27

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2.6m S of
Preston

J32 & J31A

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.6m E of
Cannock

Near Gailey Interchange aka Gailey Motorway Island

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m E of
Cannock

Near Gailey Interchange aka Gailey Motorway Island

M6 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m SE of
Castle Bromwich

At Junction 3A With The M42

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m W of
Newton-le-Willows

Near Haydock Island Junction

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4m N of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J16 & J15

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.2m SW of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J15 & J16

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4.1m E of
Samlesbury

J29 Access

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.1m E of
Cannock

J12 & J11A

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.1m NE of
Newton-le-Willows

Near Haydock Island Junction

M6 (S)

Roadworks 4m N of
Newcastle Under Lyme

J16 & J15

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1m E of
Catthorpe

J19 & J18

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.9m E of
Catthorpe

J18 & J19

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Cotesbach

J20 & J19

A45 (W)

Roadworks 0.7m W of
Little Packington

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

M42 (S)

Roadworks 4.1m N of
Castle Bromwich

J7 & J6

M42 (S)

Roadworks 4.1m N of
Castle Bromwich

J7 & J6

M42 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m N of
Castle Bromwich

J6 & J7

M42 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m N of
Castle Bromwich

J6 & J7

M42 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m NE of
Castle Bromwich

At Junction 7 With The M6

M58 (W)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Skelmersdale

M6 & J5

A66 (W)

Roadworks 4.2m W of
Penrith

A592 & A591 Keswick (east)

A66 (W)

Roadworks 0.6m NE of
Penrith

B6542 Appleby In Westmorland (north) & A6

A66 (E)

Roadworks 0.5m N of
Penrith

A6 & B6542 Appleby In Westmorland (north)

A45 (W)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Solihull

Near Stonebridge Roundabout/Island

M42 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m S of
Coleshill

J7 & J7A

M96 (S)

Roadworks 1.8m SW of
Castle Bromwich

M6 J6 & J5

M42 (S)

Roadworks 1.3m W of
Lea Marston

J9 & J8

A5 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Cannock

A34

A5 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Cannock

A34

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  • 19 August 2014 21:23

    Broken Down Vehicle - link road from M6 J21A northbound to M62 J10 eastbound | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.22m SW of Newton-le-Willows, Cheshire)


    On the M6 motorwaynorthbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 motorway east , there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 pm.

    First report: 19 August 2014 21:23
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 21:43
    Map location: 53.4268,-2.5627

  • 19 August 2014 15:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M6 southbound between J16 and J15 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.95m N of Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound between junctions J16 and J15, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:30 pm.

    First report: 19 August 2014 15:50
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 16:22
    Map location: 53.0212,-2.3216

  • 20 August 2014 03:14

    Broken Down Vehicle - M6 southbound between J43 and J42 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.21m N of Carlisle, Cumbria)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound between junctions J43 and J42, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:15 am.

    First report: 20 August 2014 03:14
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 03:53
    Map location: 54.8768,-2.8789

  • 20 August 2014 18:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M6 southbound between J40 and J39 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.88m S of Penrith, Cumbria)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound between junctions J40 and J39, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

    First report: 20 August 2014 18:30
    Incident cleared: 20 August 2014 18:52
    Map location: 54.5823,-2.6988

  • 21 August 2014 17:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M6 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Congestion (4.24m NW of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)


    On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J6 and J9, there were delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 17:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 17:40
    Map location: 52.5315,-1.8993

  • 21 August 2014 16:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M6 southbound between J9 and J8 | Southbound | Accident (1.52m NE of Wednesbury, West Midlands)


    On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J11 and J9, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an accident closing one lane between junctions J9 and J8. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 16:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 16:40
    Map location: 52.5629,-1.9874

  • 21 August 2014 16:00

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M6 southbound between J10A and J10 | Southbound | Congestion (0.88m N of Willenhall, West Midlands)


    On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J11 and J9, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:00 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 16:00
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 18:20
    Map location: 52.6117,-2.0249

  • 18 August 2014 23:04

    No Delay - M6 J1 southbound exit | Southbound | Resurfacing (2.91m E of Rugby, Warwickshire)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound exit slip at junction J1 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to carriageway resurfacing closing one lane, from 7 pm on 18 August 2014 to 6 am on 19 August 2014.

    First report: 18 August 2014 23:04
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 08:02
    Map location: 52.4089,-1.2499

  • 19 August 2014 01:04

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 southbound between J15 and J14 | Southbound | Other Unplanned (5.32m NE of Eccleshall, Staffordshire)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound between junctions J15 and J14, there were delays of 10 mins due to an incident closing three lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:00 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 01:04
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 01:10
    Map location: 52.9222,-2.2056

  • 17 August 2014 13:20

    No Delay - M6 northbound between J36 and J37 | Northbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (4.08m NE of Kendal, Cumbria)


    On the M6 motorwaynorthbound between junctions J36 and J37, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, between 1 pm and 5:30 pm, from 16 August 2014 to 18 August 2014.

    First report: 17 August 2014 13:20
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 02:03
    Map location: 54.2823,-2.6677

  • 21 August 2014 16:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 southbound between J2 and J1 | Southbound | Congestion (5.73m N of Rugby, Warwickshire)


    On the M6 motorway southbound between J2 and the M1, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

    First report: 21 August 2014 16:10
    Incident cleared: 21 August 2014 17:50
    Map location: 52.4319,-1.3338

  • 19 August 2014 11:00

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 southbound between J18 and J17 | Southbound | Congestion (3.06m W of Sandbach, Cheshire)


    On the M6 motorwaysouthbound between junctions J18 and J16, there were delays of 15 mins caused by congestion due to an accident closing one lane on the southbound exit slip to the A500. Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:15 am.

    First report: 19 August 2014 11:00
    Incident cleared: 19 August 2014 11:03
    Map location: 53.1775,-2.3645

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Primary Destinations on the M6

M6 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M6, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M6 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M6, 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 M6 in 2013.

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

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 360005300053000380005800053000550005600050000510007000056000
SERIOUS 030004000300040009000600060005000400060006000
FATAL 01000300010002000100020001000

Regional Weather

Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Bradford will see sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 68°f and a night time temperature of 53°f (20°c/11°c). Wind will be coming in from the W, reaching 9mph.

Tomorrow (Friday) will see white cloud , with wind reaching 7 miles per hour from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 60°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 46°f (15°c/7°c).

Wind from the NNE will reach 8 mph in Bradford on Saturday, with sunny intervals in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 60°f, and 46°f overnight (15°c/6°c).

Sunday's weather will be sunny intervals in Bradford, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 58°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 58°f (14°c/7°c).

Bradford
12 SEP
MAX 68° (20°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 9mph (W)
13 SEP
MAX 60° (15°c)
MIN 46° (7°c)
WIND 7mph (WNW)
14 SEP
MAX 60° (15°c)
MIN 43° (6°c)
WIND 8mph (NNE)
15 SEP
MAX 58° (14°c)
MIN 46° (7°c)
WIND 16mph (SW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M6 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.

100.3 FMReal Radio Scotland (Black Hill)
100.4 FMClassic FM (Ridge Hill)
101.1 FMClassic FM (Holme Moss)
101.7 FMClassic FM (Black Hill)
101.7 FMClassic FM (Tapton Hill)
101.8 FMBranch FM (Dewsbury)
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

Related Traffic News

M6 Toll road: 10 years of debt for "basket-case" motorway

Midland Expressway reveals pre-tax losses of £32.5m, despite roadworks causing delays on the M6

Three years of delays as M60 is converted to 'smart motorway'

A MULTI-million pound project to improve motorway journey times is set to get under way today.

Driver sought by motorway police after crash leaves Bradford woman, 51, badly hurt

POLICE are hunting the driver of silver Ford Focus who is believed to have been involved in a serious crash on the M62 which left a Bradford woman with serious injuries.

Motorcylist airlifted to hospital after M61 motorway crash

THE M61 has been closed after a crash involving a car and a motorcyclist.

M62 closed in one direction after serious collision

Police closed the motorway between junctions 19 and 20 following the incident which happened at around 4am this morning

Plans to turn M60 into a ‘smart motorway’ slammed by Barbara Keeley MP

Highways bosses say the work - which will cause traffic delays for the next three years - will ease congestion on the M60 motorway

THREE years of delays on M62 and M60 as work starts to make it a 'smart motorway'

A £208m scheme to cut long-term congestion on the M62 between Manchester and West Yorkshire, and the M60 near the Trafford Centre, will start on Monday

UPDATED: Woman dies after falling onto M60 motorway near Prestwich

A WOMAN has died after falling onto the M60 motorway near Prestwich.

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