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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 WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 30 Mar 2017.

Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.

2.96m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Reason : Planned Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 15:30 on 30 Mar 2017.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

5.59m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 09:30 on 31 Mar 2017 to 15:30 on 31 Mar 2017.

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

5.88m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and J4 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 Mar 2017 to 06:00 on 1 Apr 2017.

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

3.16m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 Mar 2017 to 05:00 on 31 Mar 2017.

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

2.66m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSFrom Location : The M61 slip road to the M60 eastbound .

To Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J15 and J16 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 30 Mar 2017 to 1 Apr 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 10:31Location : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 30 Mar 2017.

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

3m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 10:31

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 09:11Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J2 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 30 Mar 2017.

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

2.75m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 09:11

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 09:11Location : The M61 southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 30 Mar 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 09:11

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 08:01Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J2 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 30 Mar 2017.

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

3.77m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 08:01

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 07:21Location : The M61 southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:15 and 07:30 on 30 Mar 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 07:21

M61 Roadworks

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CLEARED @ 10:31Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 30 March 2017.

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

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

CLEARED @ 09:11Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J2 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 30 March 2017.

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

2.75m from Bolton.

53.54--2.44

CLEARED @ 09:11Location : southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:00 and 09:15 on 30 March 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles.

53.53--2.38

CLEARED @ 08:01Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J2 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 30 March 2017.

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

3.77m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 07:21Location : southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 07:15 and 07:30 on 30 March 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles.

53.53--2.38

From Location : slip road to the M60 eastbound .

To Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J15 and J16 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 30 March 2017 to 1 April 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

Location : southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 March 2017 to 05:00 on 31 March 2017.

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

2.66m from Samlesbury.

53.73--2.64

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and J4 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 March 2017 to 06:00 on 1 April 2017.

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

3.16m from Bolton.

53.54--2.41

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 09:30 on 31 March 2017 to 15:30 on 31 March 2017.

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

5.88m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Reason : Planned Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 15:30 on 30 March 2017.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

5.59m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

Location : northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 30 March 2017.

Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.

2.96m from Bolton.

53.55--2.49