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

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2016 to 06:00 on 29 May 2016. Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2016 to 06:00 on 29 May 2016. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J32 and J33 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

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Period : from 17:55 on 28 May 2016 to 06:00 on 29 May 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane four is closed. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J31A and J32 . Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed. Reason : Emergency resurfacing.

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Period : expect disruption until 08:00 on 1 June 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane four is closed. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J31 and J32 . Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

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Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 17:00 from 30 May 2016 to 7 June 2016. Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 junction 13 to junction 12

We are car­ry­ing out this scheme that is intended to improve the safety for all users.

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M6 junction 8 to 7 Rushall Canal and north east spur waterproofing

Con­crete repairs to bridges car­ry­ing the motor­way over the Rushall Canal and M5 to M6 south bound link road and ren­o­vat­ing water­proof­ing and surfacing.

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M6 Junction 2 to Junction 4 Smart Motorway

We pro­pose to improve the M6 by mak­ing it a Smart Motor­way between Junc­tions 2 and 4

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M6 junction 13 to junction 15 smart motorway

We pro­pose to improve the M6 by mak­ing it a smart motor­way between junc­tions 13 and 15

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M6 Junction 10 Improvement

Wal­sall Coun­cil and High­ways Eng­land are devel­op­ing plans to pro­vide a long term improve­ment to M6 Junc­tion 10.

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