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  • M6 J2 southbound access | Southbound | Shed Load | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Shed load. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 January 2020. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:30 and 19:45 on 28 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:16:20 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J21 and J20 | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21 and J20 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:01 on 16 December 2020.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:52:35 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J21 and J20 | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 3 February 2020 to 8 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:33:48 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J31A and J31 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J31A and J31 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 January 2020.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:02:19 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J31A and J31 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J31A and J31 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 06:00 on 27 January 2020 to 06:00 on 9 February 2020.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:02:18 GMT
  • M6 southbound within J2 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:50:12 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound at the Lancaster Services between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 January 2020 to 05:00 on 1 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:32:44 GMT
  • M6 J18 southbound access | Southbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J18 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 3 February 2020 to 4 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    M6 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:52:55 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J10 and J9 | Southbound | Road Works | Walsall District

    Location : The M6 southbound. Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 05:00 on 1 April 2020.
    Live M6 Walsall District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:13:05 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J5 and J4A | Southbound | Road Works | Birmingham District

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J6 and J4 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 29 January 2020 to 06:00 on 30 January 2020.
    Live M6 Birmingham District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:05:25 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J7 and J6 | Southbound | Road Works | Birmingham District

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 29 January 2020 to 31 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 3 February 2020 to 7 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 10 February 2020 to 12 February 2020.
    Live M6 Birmingham District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:53:05 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J6 and J5 | Southbound | Road Works | Birmingham District

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 29 January 2020 to 31 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 3 February 2020 to 7 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 10 February 2020 to 12 February 2020.
    Live M6 Birmingham District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:53:05 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound within J6 | Southbound | Road Works | Birmingham District

    Location : The M6 southbound at junction J6 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 29 January 2020 to 31 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 3 February 2020 to 7 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 10 February 2020 to 12 February 2020.
    Live M6 Birmingham District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:53:05 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound within J2 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:03 on 5 August 2019 to 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:31:57 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound within J21A | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J27 and J21A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:31:56 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J21A and J21 | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J27 and J21 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:52 on 21 January 2019 to 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:31:56 GMT
  • link road from M69 southbound to M6 J2 northbound | Northbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J2 from M69 southbound. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:31:51 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J36 and J35 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J36 and J35 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:00 on 31 March 2021.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:31:12 GMT
  • M6 southbound within J41 | Southbound | Road Works | Cumbria

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J42 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 22:00 on 29 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M6 Cumbria Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:28:34 GMT
  • M6 southbound within J41 | Southbound | Road Works | Cumbria

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J42 and J41 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:06 on 8 January 2020 to 22:00 on 3 April 2020.
    M6 Cumbria Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:28:30 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:00 on 31 March 2021.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:28:29 GMT
  • link road from M6 southbound J21A to M62 westbound J10 | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 West. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:28:29 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency bridge repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:00 on 31 March 2021.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:26:37 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 12:00 on 31 March 2021.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:25:24 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J21A and J21 | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J21 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:24:39 GMT
  • M6 southbound within J4 before M42 J7A northbound access | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound at junction J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:24:38 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J13 and J12 | Southbound | Road Works | Staffordshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J15 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 12:32 on 29 April 2019 to 23:59 on 28 April 2020.
    Live M6 Staffordshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:25 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound within J13 | Southbound | Road Works | Staffordshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J15 and J13 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 28 April 2020.
    Live M6 Staffordshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:24 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J13 and J12 | Southbound | Road Works | Staffordshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J13 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 28 April 2020.
    Live M6 Staffordshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:15 GMT Live Traffic News
  • link road from M6 J21A southbound to M62 J10 eastbound | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 East. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:12 GMT
  • M6 southbound within J21A before M62 J10 westbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J22 and J21A . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 1 April 2020.
    M6 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:04 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J37 and J36 | Southbound | Road Works | Cumbria

    Location : The M6 southbound. Name : M6 southbound at the KillinS. Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:34 on 27 January 2020 to 06:00 on 30 January 2020.
    M6 Cumbria Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:18:49 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J33 and J32 | Southbound | Road Works | Lancashire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J34 and J32 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:01 on 27 January 2020 to 06:00 on 5 February 2020.
    M6 Lancashire Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:18:48 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 eastbound to M6 J20A southbound | Southbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J20A from M56 east. Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:01 on 27 January 2020 to 05:00 on 8 February 2020.
    M6 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:18:37 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J1 and M1/A14 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junction J1 and the M1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 4 February 2020 to 16:00 on 4 February 2020.
    M6 Traffic Reports in Warwickshire
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:13:14 GMT
  • M6 southbound between J40 and J39 | Southbound | Road Works | Cumbria

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J40 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 07:00 on 4 February 2020 to 16:00 on 4 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M6 Cumbria Live Traffic News
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:12:58 GMT
  • connector at M6 J2/M69/A46/A4600 | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 January 2020 to 06:00 on 20 March 2020.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:33:51 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 southbound between J4A and J4 | Southbound | Road Works | Solihull District

    Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J4A and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 January 2020 to 3 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 6 February 2020 to 9 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 February 2020 to 13 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 February 2020 to 23 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Live M6 Solihull District Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:33:50 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 J3 southbound access | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 28 January 2020 to 3 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 February 2020 to 9 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 10 February 2020 to 13 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 February 2020 to 23 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:33:50 GMT Live Traffic News
  • M6 J2 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works | Warwickshire

    Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 28 January 2020 to 3 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 February 2020 to 9 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 10 February 2020 to 13 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 February 2020 to 23 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Live M6 Warwickshire Travel Updates
    Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:33:50 GMT Live Traffic News

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How Long Is The M6 Motorway?

The M6 motorway is 232 miles long and passes through the following English counties; Leicestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Staffordshire, Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria.

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The following major UK towns and cities can be reached via the M6 motorway; Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Cannock, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Crewe, Warrington, Wigan, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal, Penrith and Carlisle.

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8 thoughts on “Live M6 Traffic News”

  1. The M6 comes up North which might surprise you get upto date there has been a closure between 33 n 32 can we have an UPDATE

  2. The middle lane on the m6 has not moved in the past hour due to animals on road the cars haven’t moved at all since the congestion started

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