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


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Linking Manchester (Worsley) to Bamber Bridge near Preston.
Greater Manchester, Lancashire
Constructed 19691970 
Existed Since
Major junctions 
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      M61 Traffic North J2

      M61 Traffic North 53.535213,-2.391137Roadworks

      The M61 northbound will be closed between junction J2 and the junction with the A666, due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 23 April 2014 to 5 am on 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 00:30


      M55 Traffic West J1-J3

      M55 Traffic West 53.802979,-2.802936Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M55 westbound between junctions J1 (Preston) and J3 (Kirkham), expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 30 April 2014 to 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 00:30

      Traffic M55

      Traffic M65 West

      Traffic M65 West 53.716190,-2.480244Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure

      The M65 westbound entry slip at junction J4 (Blackburn) will be closed, due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 25 April 2014 to 27 April 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 00:30

      Traffic M65

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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).

      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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