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

Period : from 22:00 on 11 October 2016 to 05:00 on 21 February 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane four is closed. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Lanes Closed : There is one of five lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

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Period : from 22:00 on 11 October 2016 to 05:00 on 21 February 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane four is closed. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Lanes Closed : There is one of five lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

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Period : expect disruption until 21:00 on 28 February 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J37 and J38 . Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 February 2017 to 11 February 2017. Location : The M6 southbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 6 February 2017 to 06:00 on 7 February 2017. Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

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M6 Road Projects

M6 Lymes Road Parapets

We are car­ry­ing out struc­tural bridge repair work to the Lymes Road under­bridge. These repairs are nec­es­sary to improve the safety of the road/bridge.

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M6 Eccleshall Road Parapets

We are car­ry­ing out struc­tural bridge repair work to the Eccle­shall road over­bridge. These repairs are nec­es­sary to make the junc­tion safer.

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M6 Junction 19

We will be mak­ing improve­ments to junc­tion 19 of the M6

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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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