Scattered debris leads to M61 lane closure at Walton Summit

A lane has been closed on the M61 northbound due to debris on the carriageway.

Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 9:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 9:09 am

Highways closed one lane (of two) on the M61 northbound exit slip at junction 9 (Blackburn, Burnley, Preston South, M65) at around 8.45am (January 8).

Highways are on site to remove the debris, which is understood to have fallen from a truck leaving the motorway at Walton Summit.

The lane closure has led to delays for traffic leaving the M61 and joining the M65 at junction 2.

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The northbound M61 exit slip has been closed due to debris on the carriageway this morning (January 8)

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