Location : The M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Vehicle tyre change. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 11:30 and 11:45 on 7 July 2021. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:30 and 11:45 on 7 July 2021. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.