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M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J33 & J34

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m N of
Galgate

J34 & J33

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m NW of
Samlesbury

J31 & J31A

M55 (W)

Roadworks 4.3m SE of
Preston

J1 & J3

M6 (N)

Roadworks 7.2m SE of
Preston

J27 & J28

M55 (E)

Roadworks 1.4m W of
Goosnargh

Near Broughton Interchange

M55 (E)

Roadworks 1.3m E of
Barton

J1 Access

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.5m SW of
Goosnargh

J31A & J32

Incidents
M6 (N)

Resurfacing 0.2m SE of
Bamber Bridge

J29 Exit

Roadworks
M6 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Preston

J31A & J32

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Expired Incidents

M6 Southbound

Vehicle on Fire - M6 southbound between J32 and J31A | Southbound | Vehicle on Fire (1.57m S of Goosnargh, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J32 and J31, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to a vehicle on fire closing two lanes. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:00
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:20
Map location: 53.7945,-2.6749

M6 Southbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 southbound within J32 | Southbound | Congestion (1.43m W of Goosnargh, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J32 and J31, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier vehicle fire. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:30
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:30
Map location: 53.8066,-2.6973

M6 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 northbound between J30 and J31 | Northbound | Congestion (1.6m SW of Samlesbury, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J29 and J32, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 17:00
Map location: 53.7503,-2.6444

M55 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M55 at junction 1 with the A6 | Eastbound | Congestion (1.36m E of Barton, )


On the M55 motorway eastbound at junction J1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:30 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 14:40
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 14:40
Map location: 53.805,-2.7066

M61 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M61 northbound between J8 and J9 | Northbound | Congestion (2.27m E of Bamber Bridge, Lancashire)


On the M61 motorway northbound between junction J9 and the M6, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:30 pm.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:40
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 15:00
Map location: 53.6942,-2.6263

M6 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 northbound between J30 and J31 | Northbound | Congestion (1.6m SW of Samlesbury, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J29 and J32, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 11:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 12:30
Map location: 53.7503,-2.6444

M6 Southbound

Roadworks - M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Roadworks (0.77m SE of Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J33 and J32, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

First report: 15 July 2014 15:40
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 02:20
Map location: 53.9742,-2.7726

M6 Southbound

Roadworks - M6 southbound between J28 and J27 | Southbound | Roadworks (1.42m SE of Leyland, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J28 and J27, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 5:00 am.

First report: 15 July 2014 22:30
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 05:00
Map location: 53.6636,-2.6902

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 northbound between J27 and J28 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.41m SE of Leyland, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J27 and J28, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 5:00 am.

First report: 15 July 2014 22:20
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 05:00
Map location: 53.6636,-2.6905

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 northbound between J32 and J33 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.9m SE of Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J32 and J33, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 31 July 2014.

First report: 15 July 2014 11:16
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 02:20
Map location: 53.9725,-2.771

M6 Southbound

Roadworks - M6 southbound between J29 and J28 | Southbound | Roadworks (0.85m SW of Bamber Bridge, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J29 and J27, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 25 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 22:30
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.7058,-2.6761

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 northbound between J27 and J28 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.57m W of Coppull, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J27 and J29, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 25 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 22:30
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.6112,-2.6871

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 northbound between J31A and J32 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.53m SW of Goosnargh, Lancashire)


The M6 motorway northbound will be closed between junctions J31 and J32, due to roadworks, from 8 pm on 26 July 2014 to 6 am on 27 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.7959,-2.6796

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 northbound between J31A and J32 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.53m SW of Goosnargh, Lancashire)


The M6 motorway northbound will be closed between junctions J31A and J32, due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 6 am, from 25 July 2014 to 26 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 26 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.7959,-2.6796

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Major Junctions

The following major junctions are found in the Blackpool area:

  • Marton Circle
    Great Marton, Lancashire
    Connecting roads: M55 J4 | A583 | A5230
  • Wesham Circle
    West Midlands
    Connecting roads: M55 J3 | A585 Fleetwood Road
  • Wesham Circle
    West Midlands
    Connecting roads: M55 J3 | A585 Fleetwood Road

Regional Weather

Today's weather (Tuesday) in Preston will bring cloudy with light rain with a maximum daytime temperature of 69°f and a night time temperature of 53°f (20°c/11°c). Wind will be coming in from the WNW, reaching 13mph.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) will bring light rain showers , with wind reaching 13 miles per hour from the W. Daytime temperatures will reach 68°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 55°f (20°c/12°c).

Wind from the W will reach 9 mph in Preston on Thursday, with white cloud in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 72°f, and 55°f overnight (22°c/11°c).

Friday's weather will be light rain showers in Preston, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 71°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 71°f (21°c/11°c).

Preston
29 JULcloudy with light rain
MAX 69° (20°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 13mph (WNW)
30 JULlight rain showers
MAX 68° (20°c)
MIN 55° (12°c)
WIND 13mph (W)
31 JULwhite cloud
MAX 72° (22°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 9mph (W)
1 AUGlight rain showers
MAX 71° (21°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 10mph (S)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

Traffic and travel bulletins may be broadcast live from local radio stations in the Blackpool area. Tune in your car radio to the following frequencies (or select the TRAFFIC function on your RDS radio (displayed as TA/TP/TI) to automatically switch to traffic updates.

100.4 FMSmooth FM (Chorley)
102.4 FM102.4 Wish FM (Wigan)
102.8 FMChorley FM (Chorley)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio Cymru (National)
103.9 FMRadio Lancashire (Lancaster)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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