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 southbound between junctions J13 and J10A, there are currently delays of 10 mins 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 30 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 northbound between the M1 and junction J1, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 6:00 pm on 28 November 2017.

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On the M6 northbound between the M1 and junction J1, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 7 am on 20 November 2013 to 6 pm on 28 November 2017.

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On the M6 northbound between junctions J10A and J13, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 8:30 am on 25 April 2015.

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M6 Road Projects

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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M6 Junction 28 Rose Whittle Railway Bridge

Works will be car­ried out on Rose Whit­tle Bridge to repair the bridge deck

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M6 Bromford and Witton Viaduct Conctrete Repairs

on-going repair strat­egy which com­prises of the con­crete repairs and cor­ro­sion pro­tec­tion to 13 Bents at Brom­ford Viaduct and Wit­ton Viaduct.

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M6 Junction 4 to 3 Southbound Resurfacing

The tar­geted pave­ment renewal works are located between Junc­tion 4 and Junc­tion 3 of the South­bound M6, the dis­tance between these two junc­tions is approxi

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