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Traffic incidents

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

ROAD WORKSPeriod : from 00:00 on 23 Jun 2016 to 23:59 on 25 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Reason : Roadworks.

0.98m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.98m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

0.9m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jun 2016 to 29 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

0.91m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 Jun 2016 to 05:00 on 1 Jul 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.72m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 Jul 2016 to 06:00 on 1 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J5 and J3 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.95m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 Jul 2016 to 1 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J4 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.75m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 Jul 2016 to 06:00 on 1 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.99m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSPeriod : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 Dec 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.05m from Horwich.

OVERTURNED VEHICLECLEARED @ 14:11Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:15 and 15:30 on 25 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 25 Jun 2016.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

Reason : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.

5.01m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 14:11

OVERTURNED VEHICLECLEARED @ 15:01Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:15 and 18:30 on 25 Jun 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 25 Jun 2016.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

Reason : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.

2.93m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 15:01

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 15:00Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 25 Jun 2016.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 15:00

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 14:41Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 25 Jun 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

0.98m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 14:41

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:40Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 13:40

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:10Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 13:10

M61 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.

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CLEARED @ 14:11Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:15 and 15:30 on 25 June 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 25 June 2016.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

Reason : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.

5.01m from Horwich.

53.66--2.61

CLEARED @ 15:01Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 18:15 and 18:30 on 25 June 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 25 June 2016.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

Reason : Accident involving an overturned vehicle.

2.93m from Horwich.

53.63--2.59

CLEARED @ 15:00Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:45 and 15:00 on 25 June 2016.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 14:41Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 25 June 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

0.98m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

CLEARED @ 13:40Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 13:10Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.05m from Horwich.

53.64--2.6

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 July 2016 to 06:00 on 1 August 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.99m from Eccles.

53.53--2.39

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 July 2016 to 1 August 2016.

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J4 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.75m from Bolton.

53.55--2.45

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 July 2016 to 06:00 on 1 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J5 and J3 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

2.95m from Bolton.

53.55--2.49

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 June 2016 to 05:00 on 1 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.72m from Bolton.

53.55--2.45

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 June 2016 to 29 June 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

0.91m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 June 2016 to 29 June 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

0.9m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 June 2016 to 29 June 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.98m from Bolton.

53.54--2.42

Period : from 00:00 on 23 June 2016 to 23:59 on 25 June 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Status : Currently Active.

Reason : Roadworks.

0.98m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57