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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J4 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.77m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.

2.84m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 23 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.

2.94m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound exit slip at junction J4 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.77m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 anti-clockwise.
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 06:00 on 15 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.97m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 23 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 20 Nov 2017.

1.88m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound at junction J9 .
Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 22 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.39m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junction J9 and the M6 .
Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 22 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

3.14m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .
Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Nov 2017 to 22 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

1.88m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 03:00 on 21 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.3m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 03:00 on 21 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.31m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound exit slip at junction J8 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 05:00 on 21 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.47m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J9 .
Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 05:00 on 21 Nov 2017.

4.2m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J9 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 05:00 on 21 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

4.2m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 Nov 2017 to 06:00 on 27 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .
Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2017 to 05:00 on 26 Nov 2017.

2.92m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason : Emergency roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 Dec 2017.

3.08m from Horwich.

CONGESTIONLocation : The M61 southbound between junction J4 and the M60 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

2.98m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 05:06Location : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : from 21:06 on 19 Nov 2017 to 06:00 on 20 Nov 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

3.19m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 05:06

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 09:16Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

2.98m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 09:16

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 09:16Location : The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J4 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

2.71m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 09:16

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 09:06Location : The M61 southbound between junction and the M60 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.

4.01m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 09:06

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 08:26Location : The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J5 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:15 and 08:30 on 20 Nov 2017.

3.04m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 08:26

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 08:06Location : The M61 southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

3.88m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 08:06

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 07:16Location : 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 20 Nov 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

3.88m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 07:16

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 04:16Location : The M61 northbound between the M60 and junction J2 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:15 and 04:30 on 20 Nov 2017.

3.48m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 04:16

M61 Roadworks

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CLEARED @ 05:06Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:06 on 19 November 2017 to 06:00 on 20 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

3.19m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

CLEARED @ 09:16Location : southbound between junctions J4 and J3 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 November 2017.

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

2.98m from Bolton.

53.54--2.42

CLEARED @ 09:16Location : southbound exit slip at junction J4 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 November 2017.

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

2.71m from Bolton.

53.55--2.45

CLEARED @ 09:06Location : southbound between junction and the M60 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 20 November 2017.

Delay : There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.

4.01m from Bolton.

53.53--2.39

CLEARED @ 08:26Location : southbound exit slip at junction J5 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:15 and 08:30 on 20 November 2017.

3.04m from Bolton.

53.56--2.49

CLEARED @ 08:06Location : southbound at junction J2 from A666 to M60.

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:00 and 08:15 on 20 November 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles.

53.53--2.38

Location : southbound between junction J4 and the M60 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:45 and 12:00 on 20 November 2017.

Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.

2.98m from Bolton.

53.54--2.42

CLEARED @ 07:16Location : 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 20 November 2017.

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

3.88m from Eccles.

53.53--2.38

CLEARED @ 04:16Location : northbound between the M60 and junction J2 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 04:15 and 04:30 on 20 November 2017.

3.48m from Eccles.

53.53--2.37

Location : northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2017.

3.08m from Horwich.

53.56--2.51

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2017 to 05:00 on 26 November 2017.

2.92m from Bolton.

53.54--2.43

Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 November 2017 to 06:00 on 27 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J9 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2017 to 05:00 on 21 November 2017.

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

4.2m from Horwich.

53.65--2.61

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J9 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2017 to 05:00 on 21 November 2017.

4.2m from Horwich.

53.65--2.61

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 November 2017 to 05:00 on 21 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.47m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

Location : northbound between junctions J5 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2017 to 03:00 on 21 November 2017.

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

3.31m from Bolton.

53.56--2.5

Location : southbound between junctions J6 and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2017 to 03:00 on 21 November 2017.

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

3.3m from Horwich.

53.56--2.5

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 22 November 2017.

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

1.88m from Horwich.

53.62--2.58

Location : northbound between junction J9 and the M6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 22 November 2017.

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

3.14m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : northbound at junction J9 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 22 November 2017.

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

3.39m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 20 November 2017.

1.88m from Horwich.

53.62--2.58

Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 20 November 2017 to 23 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.25m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 November 2017 to 06:00 on 15 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.97m from Eccles.

53.52--2.35

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J4 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 26 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.77m from Bolton.

53.54--2.44

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 23 November 2017.

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

2.94m from Bolton.

53.54--2.42

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 November 2017 to 26 November 2017.

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

2.84m from Bolton.

53.54--2.44

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J4 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 November 2017 to 26 November 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.77m from Bolton.

53.54--2.45