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M61 | Greater Manchester | Road Closure | Long Delays 30 minutes

The M61 is closed in both directions between Junction 2 (M62) and Junction 4 (Atherton) for a police led incident North West Motorway Police Group are in attendance.  Northbound diversion Follow the solid square symbol Exit M61 at J2
Take the A666 Kearsley Spur
Take the 1st exit off the roundabout onto the A6053 northbound
At the A5082 junction turn left onto the A5082 westbound
At the A6 junction turn right onto the A6 westbound
Re-join the M61 at J4 Southbound diversion Follow the solid circle symbol Exit M61 at J4
Take the 3rd exit off the roundabout onto the A6 eastbound
At the A5082 junction turn left onto the A5082 northbound
At the A6053 junction turn right onto the A6053 eastbound
At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A666 Kearsley spur
Re-join the M61 at J2 Delays are likely on approach to the closures, with additional journey times also expected on diversion routes.  If this closure impacts on your planned route, please allow extra journey time. Plan ahead, you may wish to re-route or even delay your journey.   Further information is available from Highways England by visiting our  www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our regional twitter feed. Our 24/7 contact centre team is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000