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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 southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2017.

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

3.64m from Samlesbury.

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2017.

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

5.6m from Horwich.

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.88m from Horwich.

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 Aug 2017 to 05:00 on 5 Aug 2017.

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

3.14m from Samlesbury.

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

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 1 Aug 2017 to 4 Aug 2017.

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

3.14m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound at junction .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 Jul 2017 to 10:00 on 30 Jul 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.37m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 Jul 2017 to 10:00 on 30 Jul 2017.

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

3.69m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junction J3 and the A6053 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 Jul 2017 to 10:00 on 30 Jul 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.53m from Bolton.

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 05:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

5.02m 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 : From 21:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

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

2.7m from Samlesbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J2 and A666 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 10 Jun 2017 to 17:00 on 31 Dec 2017.

3.75m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

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

0.93m from Horwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 northbound between junctions J5 and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

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

3.1m from Bolton.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

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

3.5m from Eccles.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 Jul 2017 to 06:00 on 28 Jul 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3m from Eccles.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:41Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J3 and .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 27 Jul 2017.

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

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 18:41

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 17:11Location : The M61 northbound between junction A666 and the A6053 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 27 Jul 2017.

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

3.36m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 17:11

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:01Location : The M61 northbound exit slip at junction .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 Jul 2017.

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

3.42m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 18:01

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 14:41Location : The M61 slip road to the M60 southbound .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 27 Jul 2017.

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

3m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 14:41

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 : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 July 2017 to 06:00 on 28 July 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

CLEARED @ 18:41Location : northbound between junctions J3 and .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 27 July 2017.

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

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 17:11Location : northbound between junction A666 and the A6053 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 27 July 2017.

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

3.36m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

CLEARED @ 18:01Location : northbound exit slip at junction .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 27 July 2017.

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

3.42m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound between junctions J2 and J1 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 July 2017 to 06:00 on 28 July 2017.

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

3.5m from Eccles.

53.53--2.37

Location : northbound between junctions J5 and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 July 2017 to 06:00 on 28 July 2017.

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

3.1m from Bolton.

53.56--2.49

Location : southbound between junctions J8 and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 July 2017 to 06:00 on 28 July 2017.

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

0.93m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

CLEARED @ 14:41Location : slip road to the M60 southbound .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:30 and 14:45 on 27 July 2017.

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

3m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Location : northbound between junctions J2 and A666 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 10 June 2017 to 17:00 on 31 December 2017.

3.75m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : northbound between junction J9 and the M6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 July 2017 to 06:00 on 28 July 2017.

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

2.7m from Samlesbury.

53.73--2.64

Location : northbound between junctions J8 and J9 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 July 2017 to 05:00 on 28 July 2017.

5.02m from Samlesbury.

53.69--2.63

Location : northbound between junction J3 and the A6053 .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 July 2017 to 10:00 on 30 July 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.53m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound between junctions A666 and J2 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 July 2017 to 10:00 on 30 July 2017.

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

3.69m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound at junction .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 July 2017 to 10:00 on 30 July 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.37m from Bolton.

53.54--2.39

Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J8 .

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

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 1 August 2017 to 4 August 2017.

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

3.14m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 August 2017 to 05:00 on 5 August 2017.

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

3.14m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 July 2017 to 30 July 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.88m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 July 2017 to 30 July 2017.

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

5.6m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

Location : southbound between junctions J9 and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Road repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 July 2017 to 30 July 2017.

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

3.64m from Samlesbury.

53.71--2.63