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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 between junctions J21A (Manchester)and J21 (Warrington) .
Lane closures: Lane four is closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 17:45 and 18:00 on 21 May 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 21 May 2022.
Lanes closed: There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.72m from Warrington. CLEARED @ 16:56
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 slip road to the M1 southbound .
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 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.
Lanes closed: There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.01m from Rugby. CLEARED @ 16:11
ACCIDENT
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J13 (Stafford)and J14 (Stafford) .
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Cleared.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Stafford. CLEARED @ 18:08
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 19:29
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 21 May 2022.
CauseRoadworks.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.68m from Willenhall.
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 21 May 2022.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 17:59
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury. CLEARED @ 17:14
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Willenhall. CLEARED @ 17:59
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 16:00 and 16:15 on 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 16:11
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 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock. CLEARED @ 15:53
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Willenhall. CLEARED @ 16:20
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J14 (Stafford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 21 May 2022.
CauseRoad traffic collision.
Delay: There are currently delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.37m from Stafford. CLEARED @ 18:08
CONGESTION
Location: The M6 northbound at junction J13 (Stafford) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 21 May 2022.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Stafford. CLEARED @ 15:35


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.

ROADWORKS 2.88MI FROM CARLISLE.
Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday,21 May 2022 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday,22 May 2022 - 00:00
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J42 (Carlisle) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 20:07 on 21 May 2022 to 06:00 on 22 May 2022.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle.

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

Lane Closures : Lane four is closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 17:45 and 18:00 on 21 May 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 21 May 2022.

Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.72m from Warrington.

53.4--2.52

Location: slip road to the M1 southbound .

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 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.01m from Rugby.

52.4--1.18

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

Due to: Road traffic collision.

Status : Cleared.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Stafford.

52.78--2.12

Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday,21 May 2022 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday,22 May 2022 - 00:00
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle.

54.86--2.88

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury.

52.57--2

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:45 and 21:00 on 21 May 2022.

Cause : Roadworks.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.68m from Willenhall.

52.6--2.02

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 21 May 2022.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury.

52.57--2

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J9 (Wednesbury) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 21 May 2022.
Nearest town: 1.27m from Wednesbury.

52.57--2

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Willenhall.

52.61--2.02

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:00 and 16:15 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 20 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock.

52.73--2.1

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:45 and 16:00 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 4.65m from Cannock.

52.73--2.1

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Cannock)and J10 (Walsall) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:30 and 16:45 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Willenhall.

52.61--2.02

Location: northbound between junctions J12 (Telford)and J14 (Stafford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 21 May 2022.

Cause : Road traffic collision.

Delay : There are currently delays of 30 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.37m from Stafford.

52.77--2.11

Location: northbound at junction J13 (Stafford) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:30 and 15:45 on 21 May 2022.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.54m from Stafford.

52.76--2.11

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

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : from 20:07 on 21 May 2022 to 06:00 on 22 May 2022.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 2.88m from Carlisle.

54.86--2.88