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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 M6 northbound between junctions J34 (Lancaster)and J35 (Carnforth) .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Gantry construction is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 Sep 2018 to 02:00 on 26 Sep 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.15m from Lancaster.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M6 southbound between junctions J35 (Carnforth)and J34 (Lancaster) .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Gantry construction is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 Sep 2018 to 03:00 on 26 Sep 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.56m from Lancaster.

AUTHORITYOPERATIONCLEARED @ 02:38Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J29 (Burnley)and J28 (Leyland) .
Reason : Police incident.
Status : Currently Active.
Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 Sep 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 Sep 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

4.18m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 02:38

AUTHORITYOPERATIONCLEARED @ 02:38Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J29 (Burnley) .
Reason : Police incident.
Status : Currently Active.
Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 Sep 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 Sep 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

4.94m from Preston. CLEARED @ 02:38

M6 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 @ 03:08Location : southbound exit slip at junction J10 (Walsall) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:51 on 18 Sep 2018 to 05:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

1.04m from Walsall.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound exit slip at Knutsford Services.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:42 on 18 Sep 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.67m from Northwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound entry slip at Knutsford Services.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:44 on 18 Sep 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.66m from Northwich.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J36 (Kirby Lonsdale)and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.16m from Kendal.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J38 (Brough)and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

5.67m from Kendal.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J37 (Kendal)and J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 Sep 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.63m from Kendal.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J41 (Wigton)and J42 (Carlisle) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 Sep 2018 to 20:00 on 20 Sep 2018.

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

4.8m from Dalston.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J42 (Carlisle)and J41 (Wigton) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 19 Sep 2018 to 21:00 on 20 Sep 2018.

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

3.62m from Carlisle.

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CLEARED @ 02:38Location : southbound between junctions J29 (Burnley)and J28 (Leyland) .

Reason : Police incident.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 September 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

4.18m from Samlesbury.

53.71--2.67

CLEARED @ 02:38Location : northbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J29 (Burnley) .

Reason : Police incident.

Status : Currently Active.

Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 September 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 03:45 and 04:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

4.94m from Preston.

53.7--2.68

CLEARED @ 03:08Location : southbound exit slip at junction J10 (Walsall) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:51 on 18 September 2018 to 05:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.

1.04m from Walsall.

52.59--2.01

Location : northbound exit slip at Knutsford Services.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:42 on 18 September 2018 to 06:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.67m from Northwich.

53.3--2.4

Location : northbound entry slip at Knutsford Services.

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:44 on 18 September 2018 to 06:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.66m from Northwich.

53.3--2.4

Location : northbound between junctions J36 (Kirby Lonsdale)and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.16m from Kendal.

54.28--2.67

Location : southbound between junctions J38 (Brough)and J37 (Kendal) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

5.67m from Kendal.

54.34--2.62

Location : southbound between junctions J37 (Kendal)and J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

4.63m from Kendal.

54.32--2.64

Location : northbound between junctions J41 (Wigton)and J42 (Carlisle) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 September 2018 to 20:00 on 20 September 2018.

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

4.8m from Dalston.

54.81--2.87

Location : southbound between junctions J42 (Carlisle)and J41 (Wigton) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:30 on 19 September 2018 to 21:00 on 20 September 2018.

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

3.62m from Carlisle.

54.84--2.89

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J18 (Holmes Chapel) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 19 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.74m from Sandbach.

53.2--2.39

Location : northbound between junctions J37 (Kendal)and J38 (Brough) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:55 and 19:00 from 25 September 2018 to 28 September 2018.

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

5.57m from Kendal.

54.34--2.62

Location : southbound between junctions J35 (Carnforth)and J34 (Lancaster) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Gantry construction is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 September 2018 to 03:00 on 26 September 2018.

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

3.56m from Lancaster.

54.1--2.77

Location : northbound between junctions J34 (Lancaster)and J35 (Carnforth) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Gantry construction is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2018 to 02:00 on 26 September 2018.

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

3.15m from Lancaster.

54.09--2.77

Location : northbound between junctions J32 (Blackpool)and J33 (Lancaster) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 September 2018 to 20:00 on 26 September 2018.

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

3.5m from Garstang.

53.85--2.73

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J18 (Holmes Chapel) .

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 24 September 2018 to 27 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.64m from Sandbach.

53.2--2.39

Location : southbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel)and J17 (Congleton) .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 September 2018 to 27 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.49m from Sandbach.

53.2--2.39