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LIVE TRAVEL UPDATES: Here's how Friday is looking

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11:53am 20th July 2018
(Updated 5:51pm 20th July 2018)

Millions are expected to take to the roads this afternoon as the summer holiday's get underway.

We'll keep you moving throughout the afternoon.

5:51pm

M66 - Northbound 

Slow traffic on M66 Northbound from J1 A56 Manchester Road (Ramsbottom) to A56 (Ramsbottom Junction).

4:30pm

A56 - Reports of an incident 

3:55pm

A6 Lostock Lane - Bamber Bridge

Very slow traffic on A6 Lostock Lane around Cuerden Way (Sainsburys / B&Q Traffic Lights). Travel time is five minutes.

3:54pm

A585 - Northbound - Wesham - (6 miles East of Blackpool)

Slow traffic on A585 Northbound from A583 Blackpool Road to M55 J3.

3:19pm

M6 - NORTHBOUND - LANCASHIRE

Traffic heavier than normal and slow traffic on M6 Northbound at J30 M61. Congestion to J9 (M65 interchange).

2:36pm

A59 Ring Way - Preston

Heavy traffic due to traffic light failure on A59 Ring Way at A6 North Road.

2:20pm

M61 - Northbound

One lane closed due to broken down vehicle on M61 Northbound from J6 A6027 (Horwich) to J8 A6 (Chorley). Traffic is coping well.

Lane one (of three) is closed to assist with the tyre change.

1:57pm

M6 Northbound - Junction  20 -21

1:36pm

A6 Blackrod Bypass UPDATE

A6 Blackrod Bypass in both directions re-opened, traffic easing, accident cleared between B5238 Station Road (The Rivington Traffic Lights) and Chorley Road.

1:12pm

M6 - NORTHBOUND - LANCASHIRE

Traffic heavier than normal on M6 Northbound at J30 M61. Congestion to J9 (M65 interchange).

12:50pm

Pleckgate Road Brownhill  - Westbound

Pleckgate Road Westbound closed due to bridge maintenance work from the Brownhill Arms to the railway bridge.

Works on The railway bridge itself taking place.

12:49pm

A666 Bolton Road - Northbound 

One lane closed due to telecoms work on A666 Bolton Road Northbound at the Branch Road traffic lights.

12:15pm

M6 Northbound Update -

Traffic returned to normal, earlier broken down lorry on M6 Northbound between J32 M55 J32 (Broughton Interchange) and J33 (Galgate).

 

11:55am

M6 Northbound

Slow traffic due to earlier broken down lorry on M6 Northbound between J32 M55 J32 (Broughton Interchange) and J33 (Galgate).

 

All lanes have been re-opened.
11:54am

A6 Blackrod Bypass

Closed in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to serious accident involving a car and motorbike.

It's happened between B5238 Station Road (The Rivington Traffic Lights) and Chorley Road.

It's affecting traffic heading between Blackrod and Adlington.

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