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 entry slip at junction J9 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 6:00 am on 30 July 2015.

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The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J17 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 26 January 2015 to 14 March 2015.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J13 and J10A, minor delays are possible due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 8:30 am on 25 April 2015.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J13 and J10A, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 22 April 2014 to 8:30 am on 25 April 2015.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J23 and J21A, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 10 pm on 5 January 2015 to 5 am on 5 February 2015.

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M6 Road Projects

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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M6 Junction 8 to M5 link - southbound re-waterproofing

Works are being under­taken to replace the dete­ri­o­rat­ing exist­ing sur­fac­ing and waterproofing

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