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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 (Lancaster) and J32 (Blackpool) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason : Emergency bridge repairs.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 1 Apr 2019.

1.03m from Garstang.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 05:18Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J17 (Congleton) and J16 (Stoke on Trent) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 05:15 and 05:30 on 22 Jul 2018.

1.32m from Sandbach. CLEARED @ 05:18

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 04:58Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J10A (Wolverhampton) and J11 (Cannock) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:45 and 05:00 on 22 Jul 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

3.17m from Willenhall. CLEARED @ 04:58

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 02:28Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J16 (Stoke on Trent) and J17 (Congleton) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 02:15 and 02:30 on 22 Jul 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

1.31m from Sandbach. CLEARED @ 02:28

M6 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 01:58Location : southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock) and J10 (Walsall) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

0.69m from Willenhall.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 01:58Location : southbound between junctions J10 (Walsall) and J8 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

1.27m from Darlaston.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J33 (Lancaster) and J32 (Blackpool) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Emergency Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 27 Jul 2018.

4.29m from Garstang.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 04:58Location : southbound between junctions J38 (Brough) and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 04:00 on 23 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

6.18m from Kendal.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 04:58Location : northbound between junctions J37 (Kendal) and J38 (Brough) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

5.64m from Kendal.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J45 (Gretna Green) and J44 (Carlisle) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 Jul 2018 to 16:00 on 23 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.04m from Gretna.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle) and J45 (Gretna Green) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 Jul 2018 to 17:00 on 23 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.33m from Carlisle.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J14 (Stafford) and J13 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 10:17 on 21 Jul 2018 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2018.

2.6m from Stafford.

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Location : southbound between junctions J33 (Lancaster) and J32 (Blackpool) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Emergency bridge repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 1 April 2019.

1.03m from Garstang.

53.89--2.75

CLEARED @ 05:18Location : southbound between junctions J17 (Congleton) and J16 (Stoke on Trent) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 05:15 and 05:30 on 22 July 2018.

1.32m from Sandbach.

53.14--2.34

CLEARED @ 04:58Location : northbound between junctions J10A (Wolverhampton) and J11 (Cannock) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:45 and 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

3.17m from Willenhall.

52.64--2.06

CLEARED @ 02:28Location : northbound between junctions J16 (Stoke on Trent) and J17 (Congleton) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 02:15 and 02:30 on 22 July 2018.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

1.31m from Sandbach.

53.14--2.34

CLEARED @ 01:58Location : southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock) and J10 (Walsall) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

0.69m from Willenhall.

52.6--2.02

CLEARED @ 01:58Location : southbound between junctions J10 (Walsall) and J8 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

1.27m from Darlaston.

52.58--2.01

Location : southbound between junctions J33 (Lancaster) and J32 (Blackpool) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Emergency Litter Clearance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 27 July 2018.

4.29m from Garstang.

53.96--2.76

CLEARED @ 04:58Location : southbound between junctions J38 (Brough) and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 04:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

6.18m from Kendal.

54.36--2.61

CLEARED @ 04:58Location : northbound between junctions J37 (Kendal) and J38 (Brough) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

5.64m from Kendal.

54.34--2.62

Location : southbound between junctions J45 (Gretna Green) and J44 (Carlisle) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 July 2018 to 16:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.04m from Gretna.

54.95--2.98

Location : northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle) and J45 (Gretna Green) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 July 2018 to 17:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.33m from Carlisle.

54.94--2.97

Location : southbound between junctions J14 (Stafford) and J13 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 10:17 on 21 July 2018 to 06:00 on 28 July 2018.

2.6m from Stafford.

52.83--2.15

Location : northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J14 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 10:16 on 21 July 2018 to 06:00 on 30 July 2018.

2.54m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location : northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J14 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 10:15 on 21 July 2018 to 06:00 on 30 July 2018.

2.54m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location : southbound between junctions J40 (Penrith) and J39 (Shap) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 04:00 on 24 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

7.47m from Penrith.

54.55--2.67

Location : northbound between junctions J39 (Shap) and J40 (Penrith) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 08:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 24 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

9.28m from Penrith.

54.52--2.66

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 eastbound.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.19m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.57

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 Eastbound.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.19m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.57

Location : southbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 23 July 2018.

2.19m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.57

Location : southbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.77m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.42--2.55

Location : southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent) and J14 (Stafford) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 25 August 2018.

4.23m from Eccleshall.

52.89--2.18

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 26 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.69m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.87

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 26 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.53m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.86

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J5 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 19:00 on 22 July 2018 to 06:00 on 23 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.76m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.8

Location : northbound between junctions J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) and J37 (Kendal) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 09:00 on 23 June 2018 to 06:00 on 4 September 2018.

4.07m from Kendal.

54.29--2.66

Location : southbound between junctions J37 (Kendal) and J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 23:00 on 19 June 2018 to 06:00 on 15 September 2018.

5.01m from Kendal.

54.33--2.63

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 31 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.61m from Birmingham.

52.51--1.87

Location : northbound.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 31 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.51m from Birmingham.

52.51--1.87

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 31 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.5m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.86

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 31 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.5m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.86

Location : southbound between junctions J21 (Warrington) and J19 (Northwich) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 20 July 2018 to 06:00 on 29 July 2018.

4.25m from Warrington.

53.36--2.51

Location : southbound between junctions J16 (Stoke on Trent) and J15 (Stoke on Trent) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:01 on 19 July 2018 to 06:00 on 25 July 2018.

4.49m from Sandbach.

53.07--2.33

Location : northbound between junctions J37 (Kendal) and J38 (Brough) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 3 August 2018.

9.01m from Kendal.

54.41--2.6

Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J2 (Coventry) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 3 January 2020.

4.63m from Coventry.

52.47--1.62

Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J3 (Coventry) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 3 January 2020.

5.5m from Castle Bromwich.

52.47--1.66

Location : southbound between junctions J11A (Lichfield) and J10A (Wolverhampton) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.54m from Cannock.

52.67--2.07

Location : northbound at junction J11A (Lichfield) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.55m from Cannock.

52.66--2.07

Location : northbound between junctions J10A (Wolverhampton) and J11A (Lichfield) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 13:50 on 15 November 2017 to 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.12m from Willenhall.

52.63--2.05

Location : northbound between junctions J10A (Wolverhampton) and J11 (Cannock) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.12m from Willenhall.

52.63--2.05

Location : southbound between junctions J7 (Birmingham) and J5 (Birmingham) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 06:00 on 6 August 2018.

3.5m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.86

Location : southbound at junction J11A (Lichfield) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.7m from Cannock.

52.67--2.08

Location : southbound at junction J4 (Lichfield) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 3 January 2020.

3.06m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.72

Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J2 (Coventry) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 20:04 on 12 March 2018 to 06:00 on 3 January 2020.

3.06m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.72

Location : northbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield) and J6 (Birmingham) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 06:00 on 6 August 2018.

3.6m from Birmingham.

52.51--1.87

Location : northbound between junctions J14 (Stafford) and J15 (Stoke on Trent) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.85m from Stafford.

52.83--2.14

Location : southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent) and J12 (Telford) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 06:06 on 14 April 2018 to 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

4.58m from Eccleshall.

52.91--2.19

Location : southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent) and J13 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

4.58m from Eccleshall.

52.91--2.19

Location : northbound at junction J11 (Cannock) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 January 2019.

2.76m from Cannock.

52.65--2.06

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J14 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.61m from Stafford.

52.82--2.15

Location : northbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent) and J16 (Stoke on Trent) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 12 October 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

5.3m from Newcastle Under Lyme.

53.05--2.33

Location : northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J14 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.67m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location : southbound between junctions J13 (Stafford) and J12 (Telford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.68m from Stafford.

52.76--2.1

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J14 (Stafford) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.67m from Stafford.

52.83--2.15

Location : northbound between junctions J14 (Stafford) and J15 (Stoke on Trent) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 06:06 on 14 April 2018 to 23:59 on 24 October 2018.

2.67m from Stafford.

52.83--2.15

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 20:01 on 7 January 2018 to 06:00 on 26 July 2018.

3.69m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.87