HEAVY DELAYS: Lane closure causes further traffic problems on M6 in Lancashire
The event is expected to clear by 5.45pm.
Further delays are also expected on the northbound carriageway, between J29 for Bamber Bridge and J33 for Galgate, due to congestion.
On the southbound stretch, between J33 for Galgate and J32 for Broughton, there are delays of 30 minutes - with normal conditions expected between 4.15pm and 4.30pm.
For live traffic updates, visit the Highways England website.