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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:

BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham)and J7 (Birmingham) .
Lane closures: Lane three is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 Nov 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 Nov 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.04m from West Bromwich. CLEARED @ 16:47
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 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 Nov 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 Nov 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.77m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 16:02
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel)and J19 (Northwich) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Northwich. CLEARED @ 15:44
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J2 (Coventry)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 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 Nov 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 Nov 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.69m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 15:53
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent)and J14 (Stafford) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 26 Nov 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 26 Nov 2020.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.75m from Eccleshall. CLEARED @ 14:50
VEHICLE RECOVERY
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J34 (Lancaster)and J33 (Lancaster) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Vehicle tyre change.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 14:00 and 14:15 on 26 Nov 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 26 Nov 2020.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.85m from Lancaster. CLEARED @ 13:29
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 26 Nov 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 5.65m from Kendal. CLEARED @ 12:54


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 J34 (Lancaster)and J35 (Carnforth) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 26 Nov 2020 to 06:00 on 27 Nov 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.55m from Lancaster.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21A (Manchester) to M62 east.
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.3m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J22 (Newton le Willows)and J21A (Manchester) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.93m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A (Manchester) to M62 East.
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.18m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.75m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 Dec 2020 to 4 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.3m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 westbound.
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 30 Nov 2020 to 06:00 on 1 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.77m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 Westbound.
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 30 Nov 2020 to 06:00 on 1 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.77m from Newton-le-Willows.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J13 (Stafford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 28 Nov 2020 to 08:00 on 29 Nov 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 6 Dec 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 13 Dec 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 Dec 2020 to 19 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Stafford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J13 (Stafford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 28 Nov 2020 to 08:00 on 29 Nov 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 6 Dec 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 13 Dec 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 Dec 2020 to 19 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.67m from Stafford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford)and J14 (Stafford) .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 28 Nov 2020 to 08:00 on 29 Nov 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 6 Dec 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 13 Dec 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 Dec 2020 to 19 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.66m from Stafford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J14 (Stafford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 28 Nov 2020 to 08:00 on 29 Nov 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 6 Dec 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 13 Dec 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 Dec 2020 to 19 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.61m from Stafford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J13 (Stafford) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 28 Nov 2020 to 08:00 on 29 Nov 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 5 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 6 Dec 2020.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 12 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 13 Dec 2020.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 Dec 2020 to 19 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.16m from Stafford.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J28 (Leyland) .
Reason: Horticultural works are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 04:00 on 2 Dec 2020 to 17:00 on 3 Dec 2020.
Nearest town: 5.12m from Wigan.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 15:30 on 11 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 17 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.6m from Kendal.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 15:30 on 11 Dec 2020 to 06:00 on 17 Dec 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.86m from Kendal.

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Location: northbound between junctions J6 (Birmingham)and J7 (Birmingham) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 November 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.04m from West Bromwich.

52.54--1.91

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 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 November 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.77m from Coventry.

52.47--1.54

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

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Northwich.

53.3--2.4

Location: northbound between junctions J2 (Coventry)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 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 November 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 26 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.69m from Coventry.

52.44--1.45

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

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 16:45 and 17:00 on 26 November 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:45 and 17:00 on 26 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.75m from Eccleshall.

52.85--2.16

Location: southbound between junctions J34 (Lancaster)and J33 (Lancaster) .

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

Due to: Vehicle tyre change.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 14:00 and 14:15 on 26 November 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 26 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.85m from Lancaster.

54--2.78

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:45 and 13:00 on 26 November 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 5.65m from Kendal.

54.24--2.71

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 November 2020 to 06:00 on 27 November 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.55m from Lancaster.

54.1--2.77

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J21A (Manchester) to M62 east.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 December 2020 to 4 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.3m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.56

Location: southbound between junctions J22 (Newton le Willows)and J21A (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 December 2020 to 4 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.93m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.57

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J21A (Manchester) to M62 East.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 December 2020 to 4 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.18m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.56

Location: northbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 December 2020 to 4 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.75m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.42--2.55

Location: northbound at junction J21A (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 December 2020 to 4 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.3m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.56

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 westbound.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 November 2020 to 06:00 on 1 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.77m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.54

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J21A (Manchester) from M62 Westbound.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 November 2020 to 06:00 on 1 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.77m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.43--2.54

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J13 (Stafford) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2020 to 08:00 on 29 November 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 December 2020 to 06:00 on 6 December 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2020 to 06:00 on 13 December 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location: northbound at junction J13 (Stafford) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2020 to 08:00 on 29 November 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 December 2020 to 06:00 on 6 December 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2020 to 06:00 on 13 December 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.67m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location: northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford)and J14 (Stafford) .

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2020 to 08:00 on 29 November 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 December 2020 to 06:00 on 6 December 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2020 to 06:00 on 13 December 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.66m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J14 (Stafford) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2020 to 08:00 on 29 November 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 December 2020 to 06:00 on 6 December 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2020 to 06:00 on 13 December 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 2.61m from Stafford.

52.82--2.15

Location: northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J13 (Stafford) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2020 to 08:00 on 29 November 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 December 2020 to 06:00 on 6 December 2020.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 December 2020 to 06:00 on 13 December 2020.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 December 2020 to 19 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.16m from Stafford.

52.75--2.1

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

Due to: Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 04:00 on 2 December 2020 to 17:00 on 3 December 2020.
Nearest town: 5.12m from Wigan.

53.59--2.69

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 15:30 on 11 December 2020 to 06:00 on 17 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.6m from Kendal.

54.24--2.71

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J36 (Kirby Lonsdale) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 15:30 on 11 December 2020 to 06:00 on 17 December 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 5.86m from Kendal.

54.23--2.72