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 northbound exit slip at junction J17 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:00 am on 18 September 2014.

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The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J18 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:00 am on 18 September 2014.

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The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J18 is closed , due to roadworks. Road expected to re-open from 5:00 am on 18 September 2014.

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On the M6 southbound between junctions J13 and J12, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 18 September 2014.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J12 and J13, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing two lanes. Expect disruption until 6:00 am on 18 September 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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