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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M61 motorway:

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M61 INFORMATION

Motorway Information

Motorway
M61
Description
Linking Manchester (Worsley) to Bamber Bridge near Preston.
Counties
Greater Manchester, Lancashire
Length
Constructed 19691970 
Existed Since
Major junctions 
Completed
Worsley 
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      M61 Traffic North J6-J8

      M61 Traffic North 53.635212,-2.595064Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8, expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      M55 East

      M55 East 53.807369,-2.700518Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure

      The M55 slip road to the M6 northbound will be closed, due to bridge repairs, from 8 pm on 25 April 2014 to 6 am on 28 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M55

      M6 North J32-J33

      M6 North 53.882370,-2.744306Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M6 northbound between junctions J32 (Blackpool) and J33 (Lancaster), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to bridge repairs closing two lanes, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 25 April 2014 to 27 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M6

      Traffic M60 East J7

      Traffic M60 East 53.435680,-2.312659Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J7 (Altrincham), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 12:45 pm on 26 April 2014 to 3:30 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M60

      M60 East J7

      M60 East 53.438622,-2.318326Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M60 anti-clockwise exit slip at junction J7 (Altrincham), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 12:45 pm on 26 April 2014 to 3:30 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M60

      M602 West J2-J3

      M602 West 53.482849,-2.303120Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M602 westbound between junctions J3 (A57) and J2 (Eccles), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 5:30 pm on 26 April 2014 to 6:45 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M602

      Traffic M602 East J2-J3

      Traffic M602 East 53.483028,-2.303543Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M602 eastbound between junctions J2 (Eccles) and J3 (A57), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to a football match, from 12:45 pm on 26 April 2014 to 3:30 pm on 26 April 2014.

      Reported: 20 April 2014 21:50

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      Traffic M602

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      M61 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Bolton will see sunny intervals 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 8mph.

      Tomorrow (Friday) will see light rain showers , with wind reaching 8 miles per hour from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 58°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 45°f (14°c/7°c).

      Wind from the NNE will reach 8 mph in Bolton on Saturday, with sunny intervals in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 58°f, and 45°f overnight (14°c/6°c).

      Sunday's weather will be sunny intervals in Bolton, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 59°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 59°f (15°c/9°c).

      Bolton
      12 SEP
      MAX 68° (20°c)
      MIN 53° (11°c)
      WIND 8mph (W)
      13 SEP
      MAX 58° (14°c)
      MIN 45° (7°c)
      WIND 8mph (WNW)
      14 SEP
      MAX 58° (14°c)
      MIN 44° (6°c)
      WIND 8mph (NNE)
      15 SEP
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 49° (9°c)
      WIND 15mph (SW)

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