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

Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 1 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J32 and J33 . Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 26 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

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Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J41 and J40 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J40 and J41 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 southbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

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