M6

The M6, also known as the back­bone of Britain, is a north-south motor­way link­ing Rugby at J19 of the M1 to Carlisle  where the motor­way ends at the A74(M).

At 257.5 miles it holds the title of England’s longest motor­way and at Pre­ston it includes the first sec­tion of motor­way in the coun­try - the Pre­ston Bypass opened on 5 Decem­ber 1958 by the then Prime Min­is­ter Harold Macmillan.

M6 Traffic Information

On the M6 northbound between junctions J16 and J20, minor delays are possible due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 3:30 pm on 30 June 2014.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J16 and J20, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 11:27 pm on 16 February 2014 to 3:30 pm on 30 June 2014.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J20, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 5:00 am on 15 June 2014.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J20, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 8 pm on 1 March 2014 to 5 am on 15 June 2014.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J20 and J21A, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 8 pm on 1 March 2014 to 5 am on 15 June 2014.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 Walsall Canal Bridge Southbound Re-Waterproofing

This scheme is hap­pen­ing to remove the exist­ing water­proof­ing and replace joints along with con­crete repairs of delam­i­nated sections.

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M6 Southbound Junction 2 Vehicle Restraint System

The pro­posed works are to replace the exist­ing Vehi­cle Restraint Sys­tems near the M6 junc­tion 2 slip road exit.

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M6 Craddock’s Moss to Junction 16 Northbound Exit Slip

Works to resur­face the M6 Craddock’s Moss to Junc­tion 16 north­bound car­riage­way and exit slip roads.

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M6 Ansty Brinklow Bridge Joint Renewals

Works to replace the bridge expan­sion joints between Ansty and Brin­klow on the M6 near Coventry.

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M6 Junction 16 Southbound Entry Slip Resurfacing

Road renewal works on the M6 junc­tion 16 south­bound entry slip road.

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