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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 J2 (Coventry) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 May 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 May 2019.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.09m from Coventry.
BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J14 (Stafford)and J13 (Stafford) .
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 14:00 and 14:15 on 27 May 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 27 May 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.59m from Stafford.
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J20A (Chester)and J19 (Northwich) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 4.88m from Warrington. CLEARED @ 12:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J3 (Coventry)and J2 (Coventry) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 27 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.31m from Coventry.
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J21 (Warrington)and J20 (Macclesfield) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 27 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Earlier Reason: Caused by an earlier accident.
Nearest town: 4.49m from Northwich. CLEARED @ 12:36
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J8 (Birmingham) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 27 May 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.01m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 12:09


There are no current incidents in this location.

M6 Roadworks

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Location: southbound exit slip at junction J2 (Coventry) .

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 May 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 27 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.09m from Coventry.

52.44--1.43

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

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 14:00 and 14:15 on 27 May 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 14:00 and 14:15 on 27 May 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.59m from Stafford.

52.82--2.15

Location: southbound between junctions J20A (Chester)and J19 (Northwich) .

Due to: Road traffic collision.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 4.88m from Warrington.

53.35--2.5

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:15 and 13:30 on 27 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.31m from Coventry.

52.45--1.46

Location: southbound between junctions J21 (Warrington)and J20 (Macclesfield) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 27 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

Earlier Due to: Caused by an earlier accident.
Nearest town: 4.49m from Northwich.

53.33--2.46

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 27 May 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.01m from Wednesbury.

52.55--1.97