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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 : expect disruption until 17:00 on 29 Jul 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

2.98m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 28 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.36m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 Jul 2016 to 10:00 on 31 Jul 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound at junction .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.37m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 Jul 2016 to 05:00 on 31 Jul 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.03m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 Jul 2016 to 10:00 on 31 Jul 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.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 28 Jul 2016 to 30 Sep 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J3 and A666 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.49m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 Aug 2016 to 05:00 on 2 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

2.81m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 Aug 2016 to 05:00 on 2 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

2.8m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Aug 2016 to 3 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

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

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

6m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 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.

3.05m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 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.

3.07m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 2 Aug 2016 to 4 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 anti-clockwise.

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.97m 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.

CONGESTIONLocation : The M61 southbound between junction J2 and the M60 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 28 Jul 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 12:30Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 28 Jul 2016.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 12:30

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 12:20Location : The M61 southbound between junction J2 and the M60 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 28 Jul 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 12:20

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 08:50Location : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 28 Jul 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 08:50

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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Location : southbound between junction J2 and the M60 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 28 July 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

CLEARED @ 12:30Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 28 July 2016.

Reason : Congestion.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 12:20Location : southbound between junction J2 and the M60 .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 28 July 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

CLEARED @ 08:50Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 28 July 2016.

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

Reason : Congestion.

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

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 : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 2 August 2016 to 4 August 2016.

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 anti-clockwise.

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

2.97m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 July 2016 to 30 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

53.64--2.59

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 July 2016 to 30 July 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

3.05m from Horwich.

53.64--2.6

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 August 2016 to 3 August 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

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

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

6m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 August 2016 to 05:00 on 2 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J6 and J5 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

2.8m from Horwich.

53.56--2.52

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 August 2016 to 05:00 on 2 August 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

2.81m from Horwich.

53.56--2.52

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 28 July 2016 to 30 September 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J3 and A666 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.49m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 July 2016 to 10:00 on 31 July 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

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 July 2016 to 05:00 on 31 July 2016.

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

3.03m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 30 July 2016 to 10:00 on 31 July 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 : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 28 July 2016 to 30 September 2016.

Location : northbound at junction .

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 29 July 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

2.98m from Bolton.

53.54--2.42