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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 J8 and J9 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2017 to 10 Jun 2017.

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

5.02m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Drains Works.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 30 May 2017.

5.02m from Samlesbury.

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

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 May 2017 to 05:00 on 31 May 2017.

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

5.88m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 1 Jun 2017 to 5 Jun 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.23m from Samlesbury.

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

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 2 Jun 2017 to 4 Jun 2017.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 Jun 2017 to 05:00 on 6 Jun 2017.

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

5.59m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J1 to A580.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 12:57 on 26 May 2017 to 23:59 on 30 May 2017.

3m from Eccles.

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

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Reason : Road traffic collision.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:00 and 03:15 on 28 May 2017.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:00 and 03:15 on 28 May 2017.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

2.59m from Samlesbury.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 00:20Location : The M61 northbound exit slip at junction .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 00:15 and 00:30 on 28 May 2017.

3.42m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 00:20

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 the M6 and junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Reason : Road traffic collision.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:00 and 03:15 on 28 May 2017.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:00 and 03:15 on 28 May 2017.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

2.59m from Samlesbury.

53.73--2.65

CLEARED @ 00:20Location : northbound exit slip at junction .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 00:15 and 00:30 on 28 May 2017.

3.42m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J1 to A580.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 12:57 on 26 May 2017 to 23:59 on 30 May 2017.

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.37

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 2 June 2017 to 4 June 2017.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 June 2017 to 05:00 on 6 June 2017.

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

5.59m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 1 June 2017 to 5 June 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.23m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 May 2017 to 05:00 on 31 May 2017.

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

5.88m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Drains Works.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 30 May 2017.

5.02m from Samlesbury.

53.69--2.63

Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2017 to 10 June 2017.

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

5.02m from Samlesbury.

53.69--2.63