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Legacy ALR scheme moves forward

16/06/2022

A major phase of the £200m project to upgrade a section of the M6 between Warrington and Wigan to an all lane running smart motorway will be completed this month.

Spaghetti Junction's 50 birthday celebrations get cooking

26/05/2022

As part of the Spaghetti Junction's 50th anniversary celebrations, National Highways has teamed up with Birmingham architects to restore the original model for the famous structure.

National Highways hails M6 disappearing act

10/05/2022

National Highways has successfully removed one of two old bridges across the M6 at Junction 10, as part of a £78m upgrade.

Bird’s eye view highlights M6 junction progress

17/03/2022

National Highways has released new images of its ‘transformation’ of Junction 10 of the M6 to highlight the progress being made and the scale of the work involved.

DfT challenged over 'more than halfway' claim

13/01/2022

Campaigners have challenged the Government’s decision to continue with work to convert a section of the M6 to all lane running (ALR), despite this week’s announcement of pause on new schemes.

M6 link gets stopped vehicle CCTV monitoring

13/09/2021

National Highways is to provide a dedicated team of control centre operatives to monitor a stretch of smart motorway in the Midlands after concerns were raised over live lane breakdowns.

Video shows beam lift job as airbag is tested

09/07/2021

Highways England has released an animation showing the scale of the operation to lift 44m-long steel bridge beams into place across the M6 and has confirmed a new date for the works.

Beam lift is 'huge milestone' on M6 project

17/06/2021

Giant bridge beams are to be lifted into place across the M6 next month as the transformation of Junction 10 reaches a major milestone.

Sisk gets £78m M6 Junction 10 job

30/07/2019

John Sisk & Son has been appointed to carry out a £78m upgrade of Junction 10 of the M6, whose cost has risen from the initial £64m.

Highways England consults on £200m Midlands motorway link

29/05/2019

Highways England has launched a statutory consultation on a £200m scheme to build a new link road between the M54 and M6 in the West Midlands.

£256m upgrade 'makes M6 fit for the future'

09/04/2019

Highways England has completed a £265m project to add extra lanes and new technology to a 19-mile stretch of the M6, which it called the most significant change since the motorway first opened in Cheshire in 1963.

Overnight sensation: New superspan gantry in place on M6

09/04/2019

Highways England has installed a ‘superspan’ gantry 40 metres long and weighing around 46 tonnes across a stretch of the M6 as part a £234m smart motorway scheme.

Arch enemy of M6 upgrade to bite the dust

21/02/2019

Highways England will close the M6 for around 18 hours next month to take down an arch bridge standing in the way of an all lane running scheme.

Final plans on show for £50m M6 junction 19 scheme

01/05/2018

Highways England has published its final plans for a £50m scheme to build a new bridge across the middle of one of Cheshire’s busiest motorway roundabouts.

AECOM bags £25m deal with HE

30/01/2017

Global infrastructure services firm AECOM has secured five contracts with Highways England worth a total of more than £25 million.

£2m of works for M6 in Cumbria

19/10/2016

Highways England is carrying out almost £2 million worth of work over the next few weeks which it says will give drivers smoother journeys along sections of the M6 in Cumbria.

Jacobs wins HE design contract

16/08/2016

Jacobs Engineering Group will work with Highways England to develop preferred design options for multiple highways schemes that are planned across the country.

HE launches consultation over M6 junction plans

12/08/2016

Highways England is launching a consultation over plans to upgrade junction 19 on the M6 near Knutsford.

Eurovia Surfacing completes M6 job

02/08/2016

Eurovia Surfacing has successfully completed a resurfacing project on the M6 after laying 1,800 tonnes of asphalt in one shift.  

Driver caught eating porridge at the wheel on M6

14/06/2016

A driver eating porridge on the M6, a woman applying make-up at the wheel, and a biker steering one-handed while he took a call were among the most shocking incidents encountered by the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) during a week-long campaign.

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