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M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

M6 lorry crash sparks delays on major South Cheshire routes

A lorry smash on the M6 which closed it in both directions has sparked traffic chaos on South Cheshire’s major routes today.

An HGV crashed into the central reservation on the M6 northbound near junction 19 Knutsford.

November 9, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, Incident, News
A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

A500 dual carriageway plan unveiled for public consultation

Plans are now being unveiled to dual the final stretch of the A500 between Shavington bypass and the M6.

Cheshire East Council is to launch a public consultation on the proposals which will involve widening the current single carriageway stretch between the roundabout at the B5472 and the new dual carriageway section near the M6, junction 16.

September 21, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

M6 closure sparks traffic chaos in Crewe and Nantwich

Thousands of people were caught up in travel chaos in South Cheshire after the M6 was closed in both directions when two lorries collided.

It caused more than 18,000 litres of corrosive liquid to spill across the carriageway between junctions 18 and 19.

September 8, 2017 0 comments Incident, News
Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

Storm Doris causes havoc across Nantwich and Cheshire

High winds from Storm Doris are causing havoc across Cheshire today, emergency services have warned.

Cheshire Police have received an unprecedented number of calls relating to the storm from 9am today (February 23).

A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A500 accident sparks chaos for thousands of South Cheshire drivers

A serious accident on the A500 caused chaos for thousands of drivers from Crewe and Nantwich during rush hour today (November 7).

The crash between a van and a lorry has closed the A500 at Barthomley in both directions.

November 7, 2016 0 comments Incident, News
Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Thousands of drivers are being warned of a four-day closure of the A500 between Nantwich and the M6.

The single carriageway stretch between Meremoor roundabout at Weston and junction 16 of the motorway is set to close between 7pm and 5am next week.

February 20, 2016 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

A £3 million Highways Agency project to repair bridges over the M6 motorway in South Cheshire starts this week.

And it will mean the full closure of southbound and northbound carriageways on some days.

January 20, 2015 1 comment Environment, News
Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men in hospital after M6 motorway crash in Cheshire

Two men remain in hospital with serious injuries following the four-vehicle M6 collision near junction 16 exit for Nantwich.

An HGV and three cars were involved in the collision which resulted in a number of casualties trapped in their vehicles.

December 23, 2014 0 comments Incident, News
Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

Man arrested after M6 motorway pile-up near junction 16

A man has been arrested after a serious crash on the M6 motorway close to junction 16 exit for Crewe and Nantwich.

Five people were injured, two seriously, in the incident which involved two cars and a lorry on the southbound carriageway.

December 22, 2014 0 comments Incident, News
Defibrillators donation boosts Cheshire road safety

Defibrillators donation boosts Cheshire road safety

Major roads and M6 motorway in South Cheshire will be safer after a life-saving donation of defibrillators by North West Ambulance Service.

NWAS has donated 16 defibrillators to the Cheshire Police Roads Policing Unit and are providing training in how to use them.

August 31, 2014 0 comments Health, News
Fire on lorry full of hay closes A500 Shavington bypass

Fire on lorry full of hay closes A500 Shavington bypass

Police have closed the A500 between the M6 and Nantwich as fire crews tackle a lorry blaze.

A large amount of hay being transported by the lorry is on fire, and large plumes of smoke are covering the Shavington bypass carriageways.

July 24, 2014 0 comments Incident, News
Man guilty of causing death in M6 smash near junction 16

Man guilty of causing death in M6 smash near junction 16

A lorry driver has been sentenced over a horror M6 motorway smash involving nine vehicles at junction 16 for Nantwich.

Barry Powell, 62, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving and was sentenced to 12 months in prison, suspended for two years.

July 23, 2014 0 comments Crime, News
Five-car smash on M6 in Cheshire closes motorway

Five-car smash on M6 in Cheshire closes motorway

A five-vehicle smash has closed the M6 motorway northbound in Cheshire between junctions 16 for Nantwich and 18 for Holmes Chapel.

Drivers are warned to stay clear of the M6 after the accident today (July 17).

July 17, 2014 0 comments News