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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 WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 7 May 2016 to 10:00 on 8 May 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.69m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 7 May 2016 to 10:00 on 8 May 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound at junction .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.37m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 May 2016 to 05:00 on 10 May 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

3.05m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 May 2016 to 05:00 on 10 May 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 05:00 on 6 May 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

6m from Horwich.

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.

ROAD WORKSPeriod : expect disruption until 23:59 on 20 May 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.69m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSPeriod : expect disruption until 23:59 on 20 May 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and A666 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.75m from Bolton.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 19:40Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 5 May 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 19:40

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 19:30Location : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 5 May 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.03m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 19:30

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 @ 19:40Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 5 May 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 19:30Location : northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 5 May 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3.03m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 20 May 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and A666 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.75m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 20 May 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

3.69m 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

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 6 May 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

6m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 May 2016 to 05:00 on 10 May 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

53.64--2.59

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 May 2016 to 05:00 on 10 May 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

3.05m from Horwich.

53.64--2.6

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 7 May 2016 to 10:00 on 8 May 2016.

Location : southbound at junction .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.37m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 7 May 2016 to 10:00 on 8 May 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.69m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39