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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 exit slip at junction J8 (Birmingham) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 Nov 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 Nov 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 00:28
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound at junction J8 (Birmingham) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 Nov 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 Nov 2019.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 00:28
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent)and J14 (Stafford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:45 and 02:00 on 14 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.77m from Eccleshall. CLEARED @ 01:58
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J3 (Coventry) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:30 and 21:45 on 13 Nov 2019.
Nearest town: 3.89m from Nuneaton. CLEARED @ 21:37


There are no current incidents in this location.

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 WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J28 (Leyland) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 14 Nov 2019 to 05:00 on 15 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.38m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J28 (Leyland) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 14 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.38m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J27 (Parbold) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 14 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.76m from Preston.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J2 (Coventry)and J4 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 21:40 on 13 Nov 2019 to 06:00 on 14 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.93m from Coventry.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J2 (Coventry) from A4600 northbound.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 21:38 on 13 Nov 2019 to 06:00 on 14 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.14m from Coventry.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel)and J19 (Northwich) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.3m from Northwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J27 (Parbold) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.52m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J8 (Birmingham) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Nov 2019 to 06:00 on 21 Nov 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Wednesbury.

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Location: southbound exit slip at junction J8 (Birmingham) .

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

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 November 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Wednesbury.

52.56--1.98

Location: southbound at junction J8 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 November 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:15 and 01:30 on 14 November 2019.
Nearest town: 1.75m from Wednesbury.

52.56--1.98

Location: southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent)and J14 (Stafford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 01:45 and 02:00 on 14 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.77m from Eccleshall.

52.85--2.16

Location: northbound at junction J3 (Coventry) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:30 and 21:45 on 13 November 2019.
Nearest town: 3.89m from Nuneaton.

52.46--1.49

Location: northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J28 (Leyland) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 14 November 2019 to 05:00 on 15 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.38m from Horwich.

53.64--2.69

Location: northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J28 (Leyland) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 14 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.38m from Horwich.

53.64--2.69

Location: southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J27 (Parbold) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 14 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.76m from Preston.

53.67--2.69

Location: northbound between junctions J2 (Coventry)and J4 (Lichfield) .

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 21:40 on 13 November 2019 to 06:00 on 14 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.93m from Coventry.

52.44--1.44

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J2 (Coventry) from A4600 northbound.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 21:38 on 13 November 2019 to 06:00 on 14 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.14m from Coventry.

52.44--1.43

Location: northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel)and J19 (Northwich) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2019 to 05:00 on 21 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.3m from Northwich.

53.22--2.39

Location: southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J27 (Parbold) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2019 to 05:00 on 21 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 6.52m from Horwich.

53.64--2.69

Location: northbound at junction J8 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 November 2019 to 06:00 on 21 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Wednesbury.

52.55--1.96