Drivers using the M55, M6, M61 and A585 warned of road closures and delays of up to 30 minutes

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that six closures are already in place or are expected to take place this week.
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Drivers in and around Lancashire will have 20 National Highways road closures to watch out for.

Most are expected to cause delays of between 10 to 30 minutes.

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National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.

The latest expected works list shows that six closures are already in place or are expected to take place this week:

• A585: From midday, May 23, 2023 to 11.59pm March 31, 2024: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A585 northbound and southbound, Windy Harbour to Norcross Roundabout - Traffic signals, narrow lanes and roundabout ring management Windy Harbour to Skippool improvement Scheme.

• A585: From 5am February 5 to 6am March 30: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): A585 westbound and eastbound, West Drive junction - Four-way traffic signals for survey works.

• M61: From 9pm February 24 to 5am February 26: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 both directions M6 to J9 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

Drivers in and around Lancashire will have 20 National Highways road closures to watch out forDrivers in and around Lancashire will have 20 National Highways road closures to watch out for
Drivers in and around Lancashire will have 20 National Highways road closures to watch out for
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• M6: From 9.30am November 13, 2023 to 6am March 30, 2024: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 both directions, junction 8 to junction 10 - Lane closure for horticulture (cutting and planting).

• M6: From 9pm March 10, 2023 to 6am March 16, 2024: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 32 to junction 33 - Lane closures for heating strengthening on bridge.

• M55: From 8pm September 3, 2023 to 6am March 30, 2024: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 32 to junction 33 and M55 eastbound, junction 3 to junction 1 - Lane closures and carriageway closures for waterproofing bridge deck.

A further 14 closures will begin over the next two weeks:

• M55: From 7.30pm February 26 to 5am February 27: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M55 westbound, junction 3 to junction 4 - Lane closures and carriageway closures for patching and road marking/studs reinstatements.

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• M6: From 7pm February 27 to 4am February 28: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M6 southbound, junction 32 to junction 31 - Hard shoulder running and entry and exit slip road closure for patching and road marking/stud reinstatements.

• M6: From 8pm March 11 to 6am March 13: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 both directions junction 30 to junction 28 - Lane closure for communications on behalf of National Highways.

• M6: From 8pm March 4 to 6am March 9: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 both directions, junction 28 to junction 26 - Lane closure for communications.

• M6: From 8pm March 6 to 6am March 7: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 northbound, junction 26 to junction 27 - Carriageway closure for signs - erection.

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• M61: From 8pm February 27 to 6am February 28: slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 northbound, junction 6 to junction 8 - Lane closure for electrical works on behalf of National Highways.

• M61: From 9pm March 2 to 5am March 4: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 both directions junction 8 to junction 9 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

• M61: From 9pm March 6 to 5am March 7: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 northbound, Rivington Services to M61 junction 8 - Hard shoulder running for carriageway - reconstruction/renewal.

• M61: From 9pm March 9 to 5am March 11: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M61 both directions junction 9 to junction 8 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent.

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• M65: From 8pm February 27 to 6am February 28: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M65 eastbound, junction 4 to junction 6 - Lane closure for communications on behalf of National Highways.

• M58: From 8am February 26 to 5am March 28: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M58 westbound, junction 3 to junction 3 - Lane closure for horticulture (cutting and planting).

• M58: From 9pm February 27 to 5am February 28: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M58 westbound, junction 4 to junction 3 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

• M58: From 9pm February 28 to 5am March 1: Slight delays (under 10 minutes): M58 both directions, junction 3 to junction 1 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent.

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• M58: From 9pm March 1 to 5am March 2: Moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M58 eastbound, Switch to junction 1 - Lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

For more information and live traffic information visit National Highways.