Users' questions

Are there any road works on the M6?

Are there any road works on the M6?

Upcoming major roadworks on the M6 include: M6 Junction 10 – a major scheme is planned to start in 2018, ending in 2020. M54 to M6/M6 Toll – there is a proposal for a new link road between the M54 and the M6. The proposed start of construction is Spring 2021, with an end date of Spring 2024.

Where does the M6 start and finish?

It begins at Junction 19 of the M1 and the western end of the A14 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby before heading north-west. It passes Coventry, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Carlisle before terminating at Junction 45 near Gretna.

Has the M6 been reopened?

M6 now reopened Highways England has confirmed that the M6 southbound between junctions 19 and and 20A has been reopened.

Where is the smart motorway on M6?

In Cheshire £265m smart motorway upgrades were made on a 19-mile stretch of the M6 between Crewe (J16) and Knutsford (J19) in 2019. At the time, Highways England said the upgrades were the biggest change to the M6 since the motorway first opened in 1963.

Are there any roadworks on the M6 southbound?

There are no current incidents in this location. The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources.Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map. Location: The M6 southbound between junctions J36 (Kirby Lonsdale)and J35 (Carnforth) . Lane closures: Lane three is closed.

Is the M6 northbound at junction J19 closed?

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Location : The M6 northbound at junction J19 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 14 June 2021 to 18 June 2021.

Why is the M6 Junction 21a to 26 a smart motorway?

The M6 junction 21a to 26 smart motorway scheme will relieve congestion and smooth the flow of traffic, improving safety and journey times. Smart motorways are a technology-driven approach to tackling the most congested parts of the motorway network, improving journey reliability by controlling the flow and speed of traffic.

Are there any overnight lane closures on the M6?

We’ll use a number of lane closures on the M6 overnight on the Friday and Saturdays. This will allow us to reline the carriageway to accommodate two lanes of traffic over the diversion route. There will be no full overnight closures of the M6 motorway between junctions 18 and 20, as there were during the full weekend closures in January.