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 J12 and J13, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 11:30 pm and 6 am, from 2 September 2014 to 3 September 2014.

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The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J16 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 9:03 pm on 2 September 2014 to 6 am on 3 September 2014.

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The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J16 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 26 August 2014 to 30 September 2014.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J31 and J33, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 27 November 2014.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J31 and J33, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 8:24 pm on 12 May 2014 to 6 am on 27 November 2014.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 Junction 15 to 14 Resurfacing

Works to resur­face M6 junc­tions 15 to 14

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M6 Junction 3 Exit and Entry Slip Resurfacing

Works to resur­face M6 junc­tion 3 slip roads.

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M6 Junction 14 to 13 Southbound Verge

Works are required to remove debris and replace a bro­ken fil­ter drain on the M6 junc­tion 14 to 13

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Heysham to M6 Link

The Lan­cashire County Coun­cil project will improve the link from the M6 junc­tion 34 to Heysham

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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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