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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 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J13 (Stafford) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 2.9m from Stafford. CLEARED @ 18:45
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J21 (Warrington)and J21A (Manchester) .
Lane closures: Lane four is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.3m from Newton-le-Willows. CLEARED @ 19:48
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J2 (Coventry) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.04m from Coventry. CLEARED @ 17:43
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound at junction J31 (Preston) .
Lane closures: Lane four is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.81m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 17:24
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J13 (Stafford)and J12 (Telford) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.91m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 17:33
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J3 (Coventry) .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Broken down vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.84m from Nuneaton. CLEARED @ 16:58
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J11A (Lichfield) .
Lane closures: Lane one is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.93m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 18:36
SHED LOAD
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J26 (Wigan) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Shed load.
Status: Currently Active.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.78m from Wigan. CLEARED @ 16:40
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J7 (Birmingham) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.5m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 18:19
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J6 (Birmingham) for A38(M) south.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 24 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 3.54m from Castle Bromwich. CLEARED @ 18:09
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound at junction J3 (Coventry) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.87m from Nuneaton. CLEARED @ 17:52
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J31A (Preston) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.41m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 17:52
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J32 (Blackpool)and J31A (Preston) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.52m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 17:52
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J42 (Carlisle) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle. CLEARED @ 17:43
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J12 (Telford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.6m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 17:06
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound at junction J12 (Telford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.79m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 17:06
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J25 (Ashton in Makerfield)and J26 (Wigan) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.96m from Wigan. CLEARED @ 16:48
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J13 (Stafford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 15:54
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J28 (Leyland)and J27 (Parbold) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 Jan 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 6.09m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 17:06


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 the A14 westboundand junction J1 (Rugby) .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.23m from Rugby.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Coventry) .
Reason: Road repairs.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 20:53 on 24 Jan 2020 to 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 3.88m from Nuneaton.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J2 (Coventry)and J4 (Lichfield) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 20:22 on 24 Jan 2020 to 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.92m from Coventry.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between the M1and junction J1 (Rugby) .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Rugby.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby)and the M1 .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.87m from Rugby.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junction J1 (Rugby)and the A14 .
Lane closures: Lane two is closed.
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Rugby.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J45 (Gretna Green)and J44 (Carlisle) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 1 Feb 2020 to 05:00 on 2 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.21m from Gretna.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle)and J45 (Gretna Green) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 31 Jan 2020 to 05:00 on 1 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.62m from Gretna.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle)and J45 (Gretna Green) .
Lane closures: Lane three will be closed.
Reason: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 20:00 on 1 Feb 2020 to 04:00 on 2 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.62m from Gretna.

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

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 2.9m from Stafford.

52.76--2.1

Location: northbound between junctions J21 (Warrington)and J21A (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane four is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.3m from Newton-le-Willows.

53.42--2.54

Location: southbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J2 (Coventry) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



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

52.46--1.48

Location: southbound at junction J31 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane four is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.81m from Samlesbury.

53.77--2.64

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

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.91m from Cannock.

52.71--2.1

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J3 (Coventry) .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Broken down vehicle.



Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.84m from Nuneaton.

52.46--1.5

Location: southbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J11A (Lichfield) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.93m from Cannock.

52.68--2.09

Location: southbound between junctions J27 (Parbold)and J26 (Wigan) .

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

Due to: Shed load.



Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.78m from Wigan.

53.59--2.69

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J7 (Birmingham) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.5m from Wednesbury.

52.55--1.93

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 24 January 2020.
Nearest town: 3.54m from Castle Bromwich.

52.51--1.87

Location: southbound at junction J3 (Coventry) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.87m from Nuneaton.

52.46--1.49

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J31A (Preston) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.41m from Samlesbury.

53.79--2.66

Location: southbound between junctions J32 (Blackpool)and J31A (Preston) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.52m from Samlesbury.

53.78--2.65

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J42 (Carlisle) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle.

54.86--2.88

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J12 (Telford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.6m from Cannock.

52.69--2.1

Location: southbound at junction J12 (Telford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.79m from Cannock.

52.69--2.11

Location: northbound between junctions J25 (Ashton in Makerfield)and J26 (Wigan) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.96m from Wigan.

53.56--2.7

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock.

52.73--2.1

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:00 and 17:15 on 24 January 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 6.09m from Horwich.

53.63--2.69

Location: northbound between the A14 westboundand junction J1 (Rugby) .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.23m from Rugby.

52.4--1.17

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Coventry) .

Due to: Road repairs.



Period : from 20:53 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 3.88m from Nuneaton.

52.46--1.5

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

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 20:22 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.92m from Coventry.

52.44--1.44

Location: northbound between the M1and junction J1 (Rugby) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Rugby.

52.41--1.2

Location: southbound between junction J1 (Rugby)and the M1 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.87m from Rugby.

52.41--1.24

Location: southbound between junction J1 (Rugby)and the A14 .

Lane Closures : Lane two is closed.

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.49m from Rugby.

52.41--1.2

Location: southbound between junctions J45 (Gretna Green)and J44 (Carlisle) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 1 February 2020 to 05:00 on 2 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.21m from Gretna.

54.99--3.04

Location: northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle)and J45 (Gretna Green) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 05:00 on 1 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.62m from Gretna.

54.98--3.03

Location: northbound between junctions J44 (Carlisle)and J45 (Gretna Green) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Due to: Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 February 2020 to 04:00 on 2 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.62m from Gretna.

54.98--3.03