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The day Preston ground to a halt

Delays were experienced across all Preston and South Ribble routes due to the M6 closure Pic: Rob Randall/BlogPreston Friday became a day of road chaos and traffic on the M6 and Preston’s roads. The M6 between junction J32-33 had been shut around 3am on Friday 17 June, 2022 […]

2 weeks ago
From stagecoaches to the first motorway, roads around Preston

Blackpool Road in the 1950s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Toll roads  The early roads around Preston were notorious for being impassable in winter. Ruts of up to four feet deep could be found on the Wigan Road. Consequently, the […]

7 months ago
Long delays on M6 at Preston between J29-31 due to a crash

This morning (Monday November 1) there is severe congestion on the M6 northbound between junctions 29 and 31 due to a collision. The traffic is between Longridge and Broughton Interchange […]

8 months ago
Two people die in crash on M6 near Preston

Two people have died in a crash on the M6 near Preston. The North West Ambulance Service and Lancashire Police were called to the scene yesterday afternoon (Thursday 12 August), […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement M6, M61 and M65 delays around Bamber Bridge after spillage in the carriageway

The M65 eastbound (J1A, DVSA Roundabout) at Bamber Bridge, to Junction 1 (Bamber Bridge, the M6) is currently closed. This is due to a spillage in the carriageway. Lancashire Road […]

12 months ago
Preston, M6, M61 and M55 gridlocked by holidaymaker traffic and crashes

Current state of Preston and surrounding area's roads. Pic: @twiteringgoose Many roads in and out of Preston are currently at a stand-still or slow moving. This is due to a three-vehicle car crash earlier today on the M6 between Junctions […]

1 year ago
M6 delays at Preston of more than an hour due to three-vehicle crash

Current traffic on M6 northbound. Pic: Motorway traffic cameras There are delays on the M6 northbound between J31A (Preston East, Longridge) and J32 due to a collision. The motorway filled with sunseekers heading to Blackpool and the Lake District […]

1 year ago
Waterproofing roadworks on M6 Whittingham Lane northbound

More roadworks announced on the M6 Motorway north of Preston. As part of the Highways Agency’s ongoing programme of roadworks to maintain England’s strategic road network works are due to […]

8 years ago
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