Latest M6 closures for link road work

Foundry Lane bridge.
Foundry Lane bridge.
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The M6 will be closed between Junctions 34 and 35 next Monday (May 23) between 8pm and 6am due to works on the Heysham to M6 link road.

A second provisional closure is booked for Tuesday, May 24 between 8pm and 6am. The closure is required to permit the safe lifting and fitting of new parapets on Foundry Lane Bridge over the M6.

Foundry Lane bridge carries traffic to Halton from Kellet Lane. The current bridge has been extended to accommodate the new northbound slip road of junction 34 onto the M6 underneath.

Diversion signs will be erected on the M6 prior to junction 34 (northbound) and junction 35 (southbound).

During the closure between junction 34 and 35 of the M6 all traffic will be diverted along the A6.

Southbound traffic on the M6 will exit at junction 35 and will be diverted on the A6 via Carnforth, Bolton-le-Sands, Slyne, Skerton and Lancaster.

They will be guided to re-join the M6 at junction 34.

Northbound traffic on the M6 will exit at junction 34 and will be diverted on the A6 via Lancaster, Skerton, Slyne, Bolton-le-Sands, and Carnforth.

They will be guided to re-join the M6 at junction 35.