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

The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J16 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 4 November 2014 to 25 January 2015.

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The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J17 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 3 November 2014 to 14 March 2015.

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The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J9 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 24 November 2014 to 19 December 2014.

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The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J10 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 24 November 2014 to 19 December 2014.

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The M6 southbound will be closed between junctions J10 and J8, due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 6 am, from 24 November 2014 to 19 December 2014.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 Junction 4 to 3 Southbound Resurfacing

This scheme is for a tar­geted pave­ment renewal works.

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M6 southbound Junction 10 to 8 Resurfacing and Bridge Expansion Joint Renewals

We will be car­ry­ing out resur­fac­ing and bridge expan­sion joint renewals works.

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M6 Farleton Interchange

Joint replace­ment, resur­fac­ing and drainage works will be car­ried out at the M6 Junc­tion 36

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M6 Junction 3 to 2 southbound Road Markings

Renewal of all exist­ing road mark­ings and road studs on all 3 lanes of south­bound carriageway.

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M6 Junction 2 to 3 Northbound Safety Improvement Scheme

Safety improve­ment works on the M6 north­bound between junc­tion 2 and 3.

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