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M6 (S)

Roadworks 0.8miles from
Galgate

J33 & J32

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Leyland

J28 & J27

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Leyland

J27 & J28

M6 (N)

Roadworks 0.9miles from
Galgate

J32 & J33

M6 (N)

Roadworks 3.2miles from
Galgate

J33 & J34

M6 (S)

Roadworks 3.2miles from
Galgate

J34 & J33

M6 (S)

Roadworks 0.9miles from
Bamber Bridge

J29 & J28

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.6miles from
Samlesbury

J31 & J31A

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.6miles from
Coppull

J27 & J28

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Goosnargh

J31A & J32

M6 (N)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Goosnargh

J31A & J32

M55 (E)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Goosnargh

Near Broughton Interchange

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M6 (N)

Resurfacing 0.2miles from
Bamber Bridge

J29 Exit

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M6 Southbound

Multiple Vehicle Accident - M6 southbound between J34 and J33 | Southbound | Multiple Vehicle Accident (3.19 miles from Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J34 and J33, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to carriageway resurfacing work closing two lanes following an earlier multi-vehicle accident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:00 am.

First report: 24 July 2014 15:30
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 08:20
Map location: 54.0294,-2.7801

M6 Northbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - M6 J28 northbound exit | Northbound | Overturned Vehicle (1.18 miles from Leyland, Lancashire)


The M6 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J28 is closed , due to an overturned vehicle. Road expected to re-open from 5:45 am.

First report: 24 July 2014 04:40
Incident cleared: 24 July 2014 05:30
Map location: 53.6949,-2.6787

M6 Northbound

Object on the Road - M6 northbound between J32 and J33 | Northbound | Object on the Road (1.42 miles from Catterall, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J32 and J33, minor delays are possible due to an incident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 am.

First report: 25 July 2014 01:20
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 02:20
Map location: 53.8824,-2.7443

M6 Northbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M6 northbound between J33 and J34 | Northbound | Congestion (3.18 miles from Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J33 and J34, there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:45 pm.

First report: 24 July 2014 18:40
Incident cleared: 24 July 2014 19:20
Map location: 54.0292,-2.7805

M6 Northbound

No Delay - M6 northbound between J33 and J34 | Northbound | Other Unplanned (3.18 miles from Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J33 and J34, there are currently delays of 30 mins due to an incident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 pm.

First report: 24 July 2014 16:30
Incident cleared: 24 July 2014 18:30
Map location: 54.0292,-2.7805

M61 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M61 northbound between J9 and M6 | Northbound | Congestion (1.39 miles from 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 7:15 pm.

First report: 25 July 2014 18:30
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 18:40
Map location: 53.7307,-2.6422

M6 Southbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Congestion (0.77 miles from Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway southbound between junctions J33 and J32, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

First report: 25 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 17:50
Map location: 53.9742,-2.7726

M6 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M6 northbound between J31 and J31A | Northbound | Congestion (1.56 miles from Samlesbury, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J28 and J32, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

First report: 25 July 2014 12:20
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 19:00
Map location: 53.7797,-2.648

A585 Southbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A585 southbound between A588 South and A588 North | Southbound | Congestion (1.59 miles from Thornton, Lancashire)


On the A585 southbound between the junctions with the A588 South and the A586 Hardhorn, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:30 am.

First report: 25 July 2014 10:50
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 11:00
Map location: 53.8576,-2.9809

M61 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M61 northbound between J9 and M6 | Northbound | Congestion (1.39 miles from 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 4:45 pm.

First report: 25 July 2014 12:30
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 16:10
Map location: 53.7307,-2.6422

M6 Northbound

No Delay - M6 northbound between J33 and J34 | Northbound | Accident (3.18 miles from Galgate, Lancashire)


On the M6 motorway northbound between junctions J33 and J34, minor delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

First report: 23 July 2014 18:30
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 19:10
Map location: 54.0292,-2.7805

M55 Westbound

Roadworks - link road from M55 westbound distributor to J1 | Westbound | Roadworks (1.35 miles from Barton, Lancashire)


On the M55 motorway westbound exit slip at junction J1 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 21 July 2014 to 25 July 2014.

First report: 21 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.8014,-2.7129

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 at junction 31 with the A667 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.81 miles from Samlesbury, )


On the M6 motorway northbound at junction J31, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8:37 pm and 6 pm, from 21 July 2014 to 25 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 21:00
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 53.765,-2.6362

M55 Eastbound

Roadworks - M55 at junction 1 with the A6 | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.36 miles from Barton, )


The M55 motorway eastbound will be closed at junction J1, due to roadworks, from 9:54 pm on 22 July 2014 to 6 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 22:20
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.805,-2.7066

M6 Northbound

Resurfacing - M6 J29 northbound exit | Northbound | Resurfacing (0.2 miles from Bamber Bridge, Lancashire)


The M6 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J29 will be closed , due to carriageway resurfacing, from 10 pm on 24 July 2014 to 5 am on 25 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 25 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.7139,-2.6657

M55 Eastbound

Roadworks - link road from M55 eastbound to M6 J32 southbound | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.39 miles from Goosnargh, Lancashire)


The M55 slip road to the M6 motorway southbound will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 22 July 2014 to 24 July 2014.

First report: 18 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 24 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.8062,-2.6957

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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 (Friday) in Preston will bring sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 82°f and a night time temperature of 55°f (27°c/12°c). Wind will be coming in from the ENE, reaching 7mph.

Tomorrow (Saturday) will bring sunny , with wind reaching 8 miles per hour from the WSW. Daytime temperatures will reach 80°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 57°f (26°c/13°c).

Wind from the W will reach 10 mph in Preston on Sunday, with light rain showers in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 64°f, and 57°f overnight (17°c/10°c).

Monday's weather will be sunny intervals in Preston, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 70°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 70°f (21°c/11°c).

Preston
25 JULsunny
MAX 82° (27°c)
MIN 55° (12°c)
WIND 7mph (ENE)
26 JULsunny
MAX 80° (26°c)
MIN 57° (13°c)
WIND 8mph (WSW)
27 JULlight rain showers
MAX 64° (17°c)
MIN 51° (10°c)
WIND 10mph (W)
28 JULsunny intervals
MAX 70° (21°c)
MIN 52° (11°c)
WIND 10mph (NNW)

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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