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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:

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 01:28Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 22 Jul 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

5.02m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 01:28

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 01:18Location : The M61 northbound at junction J8 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 22 Jul 2018.

5.73m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 01:18

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.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 07:00 on 22 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.

4.86m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 22 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

5.99m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound at junction J5 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 Dec 2018.

3.05m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 20 Jul 2018 to 07:00 on 22 Jul 2018.

4.86m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junction J9 and the M6 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 21 Oct 2018.

3.14m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound at junction J9 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 21 Oct 2018.

3.19m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junction J2 and the A6053 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 Jul 2018 to 10:00 on 29 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.77m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound exit slip at junction J3 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 Jul 2018 to 10:00 on 29 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.52m from Bolton.

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CLEARED @ 01:28Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 22 July 2018.

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

5.02m from Samlesbury.

53.69--2.63

CLEARED @ 01:18Location : northbound at junction J8 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 22 July 2018.

5.73m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

CLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

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

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 07:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.

4.86m from Samlesbury.

53.7--2.63

CLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

5.99m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Location : southbound at junction J5 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2018.

3.05m from Bolton.

53.56--2.49

CLEARED @ 02:28Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 20 July 2018 to 07:00 on 22 July 2018.

4.86m from Samlesbury.

53.7--2.63

Location : northbound between junction J9 and the M6 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 21 October 2018.

3.14m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : northbound at junction J9 .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 21 October 2018.

3.19m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : northbound between junction J2 and the A6053 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 July 2018 to 10:00 on 29 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.77m from Bolton.

53.53--2.39

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J3 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 July 2018 to 10:00 on 29 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.52m from Bolton.

53.54--2.4

Location : southbound between junctions and J2 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 July 2018 to 10:00 on 29 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.37m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound between junctions J3 and J2 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 July 2018 to 10:00 on 29 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.52m from Bolton.

53.54--2.4

Location : northbound exit slip at junction .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 July 2018 to 10:00 on 29 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.46m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : northbound between the M60 and junction J2 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 26 July 2018 to 28 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.17m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J1 from A580.

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 26 July 2018 to 28 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.35m from Eccles.

53.51--2.36

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

1m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

Location : northbound between junctions J6 and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

0.9m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56