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 J10 and J11, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J18 and J19, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 5:00 am.

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The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J11 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am.

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The M6 northbound will be closed between junctions J11 and J12, due to roadworks, from 11:11 pm on 1 September 2015 to 6 am on 2 September 2015.

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The M6 northbound is closed between junctions J11 and J12, due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 Junctions 16-19

We are con­vert­ing the M6 into a Smart Motor­way between junc­tions 16 and 19

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M6 Congleton Road and Malkins Bank Bridge Works

Repair works will be under­taken on both the Con­gle­ton Road and Malkins Bank bridges

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M6 Junction 33-34 Northbound Verge Renewals

Improve­ments will be made to the verge on the M6 between Junc­tions 33 and 34

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M6/A38(M) Gravelly Hill Interchange Waterproofing Schemes

We are car­ry­ing out works to replace the water­proof­ing and sur­fac­ing at var­i­ous loca­tions on Grav­elly Hill Interchange

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