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Lane re-opens on M6 between Preston and Lancaster as 75-minute delays remain

Posted on - 29th March, 2024 - 1:34pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News, Transport
A view of traffic on the M6 north between J32-J33 on Good Friday lunchtime Pic: Traffic England

There are delays of nearly an hour-and-a-half being reported on the M6 as Good Friday traffic builds.

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One lane was shut between Junction 32 (Broughton) and Junction 33 (Lancaster) due to a crash.

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This is causing six miles of congestion and 75-minute delays following the crash around 1pm.

The lane closure was lifted until around 1.40pm on Friday (29 March).

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Traffic England is also showing delays on the M6 northbound from Junction 26 (Skelmersdale) all the way up past Preston.

Motorways around Preston on Good Friday at 3.15pm Pic: Traffic England
Motorways around Preston on Good Friday at 3.15pm Pic: Traffic England

The M61 northbound also has delays from Junction 8 (Chorley) up to the junction with the M6 at Bamber Bridge.

Queues past Preston northbound on the M6 to join the M55 are experiencing delays of at least 50 minutes.

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