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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M6 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J17 (Congleton)and J16 (Stoke on Trent) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.43m from Sandbach.
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J3A (Tamworth)and J4 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 19:00 and 19:15 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:00 and 19:15 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 4.67m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 18:18
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J3A (Tamworth)and J4 (Lichfield) .
Lane closures: Lane three is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:15 and 20:30 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.51m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 18:27
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound at junction J10 (Walsall) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.04m from Walsall. CLEARED @ 19:39
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J16 (Stoke on Trent)and J17 (Congleton) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 21:15 and 21:30 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Sandbach.
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) for A38(M) south.
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.5m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 15:45
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield)and J3 (Coventry) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 15:15 and 15:30 on 20 Jan 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 20 Jan 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.81m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 14:42
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J4 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 20 Jan 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.46m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 18:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 20 Jan 2019.
CauseRoad traffic collision.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.17m from Willenhall. CLEARED @ 18:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J4 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 20 Jan 2019.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 17:06


There are no current incidents in this location.

M6 Roadworks

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Location: southbound between junctions J17 (Congleton)and J16 (Stoke on Trent) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder,lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.43m from Sandbach.

53.12--2.34

Location: northbound between junctions J3A (Tamworth)and J4 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:00 and 19:15 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:00 and 19:15 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 4.67m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.68

Location: northbound between junctions J3A (Tamworth)and J4 (Lichfield) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:15 and 20:30 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:00 and 21:15 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.51m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.68

Location: southbound at junction J10 (Walsall) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.04m from Walsall.

52.59--2.01

Location: northbound between junctions J16 (Stoke on Trent)and J17 (Congleton) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:15 and 21:30 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Sandbach.

53.1--2.34

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) for A38(M) south.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.5m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.86

Location: southbound between junctions J4 (Lichfield)and J3 (Coventry) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:15 and 15:30 on 20 January 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 20 January 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.81m from Coventry.

52.47--1.63

Location: northbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J4 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 20 January 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.46m from Coventry.

52.47--1.62

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:30 and 18:45 on 20 January 2019.

Cause : Road traffic collision.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.17m from Willenhall.

52.63--2.05

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J4 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 20 January 2019.
Nearest town: 3.51m from Castle Bromwich.

52.48--1.71