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Why is the M6 northbound closed?

Why is the M6 northbound closed?

National Highways state: “The M6 is Lancashire is closed northbound between J32 and J33. This is due to to an overturned HGV. “A large amount of diesel and oil has spilled onto the carriageway. This will need to be cleared and the road surface inspected for damage.

Why is the M6 closed?

The #M6 northbound between J17 (#Sandbach) and J18 (#Middlewich), 2 lanes (of 4) are closed due to a broken down HGV. There is approx. 3 miles of congestion on approach, causing delays of 15 minutes above usual journey times.

Has the M6 northbound reopened?

UPDATE – All lanes are now open on the #M6 northbound between J32 #Preston and J33 #Hampson following an earlier overturned vehicle.

Why is the M6 closed between junction 36 and 39?

M6 is closed between junctions 36 and 39 in both directions following crane fire. We were called today at 7.39am following report of a crane on fire on the hard shoulder of the northbound carriageway between junctions 36 and 37.

Is M6 Junction 19 open?

Now until November 2021, Monday to Friday, 9pm – 6am There will be total closures of the M6 junction 19 roundabout between 9pm and 6am every Monday to Friday until completion of the project in November. All approaches to the roundabout will be closed.

What are they doing at junction 10 M6?

We’re moving our resurfacing works to the north side of the M6 junction 10 roundabout to raise the existing road surface up to the level of the new north bridge. These works will start on Monday 9 May and require overnight closures until Friday 20 May.

Is M6 closed at junction 10?

We’re continuing our resurfacing work around the M6 junction 10 roundabout and some of the connecting roads. To do this, we’ll be closing the following roads from Friday 1 July 2022.

What junction is the crash on the M6?

Congestion on the M6 is easing after an earlier multi-vehicle crash near Birmingham. An accident took place on the motorway’s southbound carriageway between junctions 6 and 5 shortly after 12pm on Saturday (May 14).

What’s happened on the M6 junction 10?

Drone shot of the north bridge being demolished at Junction 10 of the M6 at Walsall. Photo: Tim Thursfeld. The south bridge was demolished earlier this month and the remaining north bridge is now being removed. When the work is completed the number of lanes over the motorway will double from two to four.

Is M6 Cumbria open?

M6 now fully reopened in Lancashire between Junction 33 (Galgate) – Junction 32 (Broughton). Bridge repairs completed and both carriageways now open. Residual delays remain on A6 diversion route.

Is Junction 10 closed on M6?

M6 junction 10 – Weekend Closure We’re closing the M6 in both directions between the junction 10 exit and entry slip roads to lift our south bridge beams into place. An ‘up and over’ diversion will be in place.

Is the M6 open after crash?

Motorway reopened after crash involving tanker between junctions 41 and 42. The M6 has since reopened.

Is j19 M6 open?

The new link bridge, which we’re building as part of the M6 junction 19 Improvement scheme is expected to be open for traffic in November 2021. This is later than the original summer opening date, which we previously communicated.

What’s happened on the M6 Junction 10?

Is Junction 19 on the M6 open?

The M6 junction 19 Improvement scheme is now complete. The two new link roads across the roundabout were opened for traffic mid-November. A few days later, we also switched on the new traffic signals in Tabley. The new designated crossing point is now open for pedestrians and cyclists to use.

Are there any night closures on M6?

The overnight closures, between 9pm and 6am, will take place on the following: Monday 13 June 2022, M6 southbound between junctions 26 to 23. Tuesday 14 June 2022, M6 northbound between junctions 23 to 26. Monday 20 June 2022, M6 southbound between junctions 23 to 22.

What was the M6 motorway fire?

A HUGE lorry trailer fire closed down part of the M6 motorway in both directions today, causing massive delays. Firefighters scrambled to the scene between junction 2, Coventry, and junction 1, Rugby, after being called around 3am. Huge jams were seen backing up down the M6 as fire crews tackled the flames.

Why did a lorry catch fire on the M6 near Leyland?

Fire crews were called to a lorry which caught fire after it hit a bridge due to the high winds. Five fire engines from Lancashire and Greater Manchester attended the scene on the M6 near Junction 28 (Leyland) after the fire started following a road traffic collision and the vehicle subsequently hit a bridge.

Why is the M6 closed between Shevington and Leyland?

As a result, at around 5:20am, North West Motorway Police tweeted National Highways Northwest have a full closure of the road between junction 27 (Shevington) and junction 28 (Leyland). Five fire engines were sent to the scene on the M6 where a lorry caught on fire and collided with a bridge.

Is the M6 closed in both directions in Warwickshire?

A Highways England spokesman said: “The M6 in Warwickshire is closed in both directions between J1 (Rugby) and J2 (Coventry) due a HGV trailer fire. “Warwickshire Fire & Rescue are on scene managing the incident.