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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:

OVERTURNED VEHICLE
Location: The M61 northbound between the M60and junction J2 .
Reason: Accident involving an overturned vehicle.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 Mar 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 Mar 2019.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.19m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 12:46
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 19 Mar 2019.
Nearest town: 3.03m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 12:28
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 anti-clockwise.
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 19 Mar 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.97m from Eccles. CLEARED @ 12:28
CONGESTION
Location: The M61 southbound exit slip at junction J4 .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 19 Mar 2019.
Nearest town: 2.71m from Bolton. CLEARED @ 12:01


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 J6 .
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 22 Mar 2019 to 07:00 on 23 Mar 2019.
Nearest town: 1.47m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound between junctions J8and J6 .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 22 Mar 2019 to 07:00 on 23 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.82m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound between junctions J8and J6 .
Lane closures: Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Mar 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.76m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound entry slip at Bolton West Services.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.03m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound exit slip at Bolton West Services.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Mar 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.03m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 southbound entry slip at Bolton West Services.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 20 Mar 2019 to 05:00 on 21 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.94m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound exit slip at Bolton West Services.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.94m from Horwich.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M61 northbound between junctions J6and J8 .
Lane closures: Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.96m from Horwich.

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Location: northbound between the M60and junction J2 .

Due to: Accident involving an overturned vehicle.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 March 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:45 and 14:00 on 19 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 3.19m from Eccles.

53.53--2.36

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 clockwise.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 19 March 2019.
Nearest town: 3.03m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Location: northbound entry slip at junction J1 from M60 anti-clockwise.

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:30 and 12:45 on 19 March 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.97m from Eccles.

53.52--2.36

Location: southbound exit slip at junction J4 .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 19 March 2019.
Nearest town: 2.71m from Bolton.

53.55--2.45

Location: southbound between junctions J8and J6 .

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 March 2019 to 07:00 on 23 March 2019.
Nearest town: 1.47m from Horwich.

53.58--2.55

Location: southbound between junctions J8and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 March 2019 to 07:00 on 23 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.82m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56

Location: southbound between junctions J8and J6 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 March 2019 to 05:00 on 21 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 1.76m from Horwich.

53.62--2.58

Location: northbound entry slip at Bolton West Services.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.03m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

Location: southbound exit slip at Bolton West Services.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 March 2019 to 05:00 on 21 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 1.03m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

Location: southbound entry slip at Bolton West Services.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 March 2019 to 05:00 on 21 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.94m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

Location: northbound exit slip at Bolton West Services.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Nearest town: 0.94m from Horwich.

53.6--2.57

Location: northbound between junctions J6and J8 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 March 2019 to 23 March 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 0.96m from Horwich.

53.59--2.56