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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 J3 (Coventry)and J3A (Tamworth) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 24 Aug 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 24 Aug 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.82m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 20:25
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J17 (Congleton)and J18 (Holmes Chapel) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on 24 Aug 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 24 Aug 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.33m from Sandbach. CLEARED @ 18:55
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J22 (Newton le Willows) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 24 Aug 2019.
Nearest town: 1.08m from Newton-le-Willows. CLEARED @ 19:58


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: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 31 Aug 2019 to 04:00 on 1 Sep 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.88m from Lancaster.

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Location: northbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J3A (Tamworth) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:45 and 21:00 on 24 August 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 24 August 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.82m from Coventry.

52.47--1.51

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

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on 24 August 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 24 August 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.33m from Sandbach.

53.17--2.36

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J22 (Newton le Willows) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 24 August 2019.
Nearest town: 1.08m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.44--2.58

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 August 2019 to 04:00 on 1 September 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.88m from Lancaster.

54.11--2.77