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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M61 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J6 .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 1 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 1 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 19:03
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at Rivington Services.
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 20:15 and 20:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.04m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 19:03
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M61 southbound entry slip at junction J9 .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 3.55m from Samlesbury.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M61 southbound between junctions J9and J8 .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.96m from Horwich.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M61 northbound at junction J8 .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 Jun 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 Jun 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.53m from Horwich.
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 northbound between junctions J5and J6 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:00 and 19:15 on 1 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 19:03
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 northbound between junctions J6and J8 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.05m from Horwich. CLEARED @ 18:27
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 southbound between junctions J9and J8 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 1 Jun 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 5.01m from Samlesbury. CLEARED @ 17:33


There are no current incidents in this location.

M61 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 M61 southbound between junctions J8and J5 .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J6 .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.78m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound between junctions J5and J8 .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.49m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound entry slip at junction J6 .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.81m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound exit slip at junction J6 .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.97m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J6 .
Lane closures: Lane two will be closed.
Reason: Barrier repairs are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Horwich.

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Location: northbound entry slip at junction J6 .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:00 and 20:15 on 1 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:00 and 20:15 on 1 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.7m from Horwich.

53.58--2.55

Location: northbound entry slip at Rivington Services.

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 20:15 and 20:30 on 1 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 1 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.04m from Horwich.

53.6--2.58

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J9 .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 3.55m from Samlesbury.

53.72--2.63

Location: southbound between junctions J9and J8 .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:15 and 22:30 on 1 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.96m from Horwich.

53.67--2.63

Location: northbound at junction J8 .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 June 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:45 and 23:00 on 1 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 5.53m from Horwich.

53.67--2.62

Location: northbound between junctions J5and J6 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:00 and 19:15 on 1 June 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.81m from Horwich.

53.56--2.52

Location: northbound between junctions J6and J8 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 1 June 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 3.05m from Horwich.

53.64--2.6

Location: southbound between junctions J9and J8 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:30 and 17:45 on 1 June 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 5.01m from Samlesbury.

53.69--2.63

Location: southbound between junctions J8and J5 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.88m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.78m from Horwich.

53.57--2.55

Location: northbound between junctions J5and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.49m from Horwich.

53.57--2.53

Location: southbound entry slip at junction J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.81m from Horwich.

53.57--2.54

Location: northbound exit slip at junction J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.97m from Horwich.

53.57--2.54

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J6 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Due to: Barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.59m from Horwich.

53.58--2.55