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M61 and M6 delays ease after car overturned between Preston and Chorley

There are delays on the M6 southbound close to the M61 junction due to the lane closures on the M61 Pic: Traffic Cameras UK An overturned vehicle is caused delays on the M6 and M61 southbound at Preston. Two lanes were shut on the M61 southbound from the junction with the M6 and M65 […]

6 months ago
Lane open on M61 southbound junction from M6 at Preston as repairs continue

One lane of two on the M61 junction from the M6 is now open on the motorway southbound following a collision on Tuesday morning. The lane between the M6 near […]

7 months ago
M6 at Preston re-opened after milk lorry crash chaos

Delays still remain on the M6 during Sunday evening as motorists endured a day of gridlock in and around Preston. Two lanes remain closed southbound between Junction 32 (Broughton) and […]

1 year ago
M6 shut between J32-31 as milk lorry crashes into central reservation

A lorry has crashed through the central reservation on the M6 and shut the motorway in both directions. Update: M6 re-opened in both directions at Preston after milk lorry crash […]

1 year ago
Over-running roadworks at Junction 31 cause M6 and M61 gridlock at Preston

There are long delays on the M6 after overrunning roadworks have been in place this morning leading to a lane closure. The emergency repairs between junction 30 and 31 northbound […]

2 years ago
M6 closures between Junction 33 and 32 as bridge works to complete

Highways England have confirmed that repairs to Turner’s Farm Bridge will be completed next week- just in time for the bank holiday weekend. The southbound M6 will be closed from […]

3 years ago
M65 at Bamber Bridge fully reopened after 48-hour closure due to oil spill

This stretch of the M65 was closed by police Pic: Google The M65 motorway has now been reopened following the oil spill on part of the M65 on Monday, July 5. Thousands of tonnes of material have been used to resurface […]

3 years ago
M65 at Bamber Bridge to remain closed until Wednesday morning after fuel leak

Section of the M65 where the crash took place Pic: Google Highways England is advising road users that the M65 is still closed in both directions between junction 1 and junction 1a due to a crane leaking hydraulic fluid over the […]

3 years ago
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