MOTORING offenders had no place to hide from police officers in a recent "week of action." Police officers from Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside, Warwickshire and Central Motorway Police Group patrolled the M6 in unmarked HGVs. The patrols were designed to catch motoring offenders.
Police have closed two lanes of the southbound M6 after patrols were alerted to a stranded lorry near Warrington today (Thursday, August 5). The lorry cab broke down in the third lane at around 11.30am, between junctions 21A (Croft Interchange, M62) and 21 (Woolston, Warrington), prompting police and Highways patrols to rush to the scene to help the driver.
Junctions 20 and 21 were affected as emergency services attended the scene Motorists have been warned of long delays on the southbound stretch of the M6 following a crash. Highways England said there was around five miles of congestion following the incident between junctions 21 and 20. Cheshire Police along with traffic cops were called to the scene.
M6 roadworks and 50mph speed limit at junction 19 about to end ALL roadworks will soon be removed from the M6 at Knutsford, bringing an end to the 50mph speed restriction. Highways England has confirmed that work on the new £43 million congestion-busting bridge at junction 19 is nearing completion.
connecting the M6 to Lancaster and Morecambe has been closed The Bay Gateway A busy A-road in Lancashire has been closed following a crash near the M6 motorway. The A683 Bay Gateway has been closed in both directions from Slyne Road to junction 34 of the M6 due to the collision.
Drivers will see roadworks removed from a section of the M6 as a new bridge spanning the motorway nears completion. Highways England will be removing all roadworks from the M6 at junction 19 later this month, bringing an end to the 50mph speed restriction. All lanes will return to normal width, and the hard shoulder will be reinstated.
Drivers have been urged to allow extra time for their journeys Two lanes are closed on the M6 this morning after a crash, leading to long delays for rush hour commuters. The crash happened at junction 20, the Lymm Interchange, on the southbound carriageway of the motorway.
Drug driver was stopped by police at Southwaite Services on M6 in Cumbria A MAN seen weaving between lanes on the M6 in Cumbria was stopped by police and found to be driving under the influence of drugs. North and West Cumbria Magistrates Court heard 30-year-old defendant Anthony Nixon had ‘smoked cannabis since he was 13-years-old’.
Motorists are being warned of delays The M5 north link road to the M6 north at junction 8 has been closed due to a traffic collision. Motorists have been warned of delays after a car and HGV were involved in a crash. Thirty-minute delays are expected on approach with traffic congestion from Junction 2 towards Oldbury.
The crash is causing six and half miles of congestion Major delays are being reported on the M6 near Crewe after a crash. Highways England said today (August 2) at around 3.30pm that a multi-vehicle collision occurred on the M6 southbound at junction 17 (#Congleton #Sandbach #A534) to junction 16 (#StokeOnTrent #Crewe #Nantwich #A500).
Traffic was 'temporary held' following the collision Motorists face long delays on the M6 following a crash reportedly involving four cars. The incident is said to have taken place 'within Junction 15' at the turn off for Hanchurch sparking more than seven miles of congestion. Highways England is urging drivers to be patient and have warned they can expect long delays following the smash.
Junction 15 pile up causing long tailbacks Motorists face long delays on the M6 following a crash reportedly involving four cars. The incident is said to have taken place 'within Junction 15' at the turn off for Hanchurch sparking more than seven miles of congestion. Highways England are urging drivers to be patient and have warned they can expect long delays following the smash.
Police have been deployed to the M6 near Wigan after a woman was found walking in the middle of the carriageway this morning (Monday, August 2). The woman, who appears to be dressed all in black, was spotted by police monitoring the motorways CCTV at around 7.25am.
Emergency services are on the way to the scene between Wigan and Orrell Interchange Traffic has been stopped in both directions on M6. Emergency services are on the way to the scene, between close to junction 25 (Wigan) and junction 26 (Orrell Interchange). The nature of the incident is not yet known, but Highways England have described it as a 'police incident'.
The pedestrian is on the M6 between junctions 26 and 27 in the Northbound lanes Drivers were stuck in an hour of gridlock this morning after a person was seen on CCTV 'running' across the lanes of the M6. The stretch of road between Junctions 25 and 26 does not have a hard shoulder - so officers were in a race against time from initial reports at 7.30am to close traffic in both directions.
Three lanes of the motorway have been closed following the accident south of Stafford Two lorries have collided on the M6 resulting in several lanes being closed. The accident happened on the southbound carriageway between junctions 13 and 12 at around 3pm. One of the heavy goods vehicles involved in the collision has ended up on its side, with the other lorry left blocking two lanes.
A stretch of the M6 in the Black Country will be closed for the whole of this weekend. The motorway will be shut at Junction 10 for Wolverhampton and Walsall from Friday night until the following Monday to allow work previously put off twice to finally take place. The junction is being shut off to allow 44 metre-long steel beams to be lifted into place to form part of two new bridges as part of a £78 million revamp of the busy roundabout designed to ease congestion at the notorious bottleneck.
All vehicles were at a standstill on the southbound carriageway due to the smash between J12 for Gailey and J11 for the M6 Toll Traffic was held on the M6 following a 'four-car smash'. All vehicles were momentarily at a standstill on the southbound carriageway due to the smash between J12 for Gailey and J11 for the M6 Toll.