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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.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.36m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J3 and A666 .

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.49m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 Aug 2016 to 05:00 on 26 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 Aug 2016 to 06:00 on 26 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

3.05m from Horwich.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 Aug 2016 to 06:00 on 26 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 Aug 2016 to 06:00 on 31 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

0.9m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 Aug 2016 to 06:00 on 1 Sep 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

2.83m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSStatus : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 Aug 2016 to 06:00 on 1 Sep 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

2.56m from Samlesbury.

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.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSPeriod : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Aug 2016.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions and J2 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.22m from Bolton.

BARRIER/BRIDGE REPAIRSCLEARED @ 03:00Period : expect disruption until 03:00 on 25 Aug 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 .

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

3.5m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 03:00

M61 Roadworks

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Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions and J2 .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.22m from Bolton.

53.55--2.39

CLEARED @ 03:00Period : expect disruption until 03:00 on 25 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Location : southbound between junctions J2 and J1 .

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

3.5m from Eccles.

53.53--2.37

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 : From 21:00 on 31 August 2016 to 06:00 on 1 September 2016.

Location : southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

2.56m from Samlesbury.

53.73--2.65

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 August 2016 to 06:00 on 1 September 2016.

Location : southbound between the M6 and junction J9 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

2.83m from Samlesbury.

53.73--2.64

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 August 2016 to 06:00 on 31 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

0.9m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 August 2016 to 06:00 on 26 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

53.64--2.59

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 August 2016 to 06:00 on 26 August 2016.

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

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

Reason : Barrier repairs are planned.

3.05m from Horwich.

53.64--2.6

Status : Pending.

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 August 2016 to 05:00 on 26 August 2016.

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

3.07m from Horwich.

53.64--2.59

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 August 2016.

Status : Currently Active.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Location : northbound between junctions J3 and A666 .

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.49m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 August 2016.

Location : northbound at junction .

Status : Currently Active.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

Reason : Road repairs.

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39