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

Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J40 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 22 July 2018 to 04:00 on 24 July 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J39 and J40 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 22 July 2018 to 05:00 on 24 July 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J28 and J30 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 22 July 2018 to 24 July 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J30 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 22 July 2018 to 24 July 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 22 July 2018 to 06:00 on 23 July 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

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