Location : The M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Road traffic collision. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 21:30 and 21:45 on 23 May 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:30 and 21:45 on 23 May 2021. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed. Previous Reason : Following an earlier obstruction involving a broken down vehicle.