M6 junction 19Recently updated

We will be making improvements to junction 19 of the M6

Region:  North West
Start date:  By end March 2020
Cost:  ¬£50 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  September 2021
Programme:  

Progress report

Since we consulted with the public on this scheme in 2016, and the subsequent announcement of a preferred route in June 2017 we have been further developing our plans.

You can view reports and all the consultation material on the consultation page.

What's next?

Later this year, we intend to publish draft orders that will enable us to start carrying out the improvements by spring 2020 at the latest. Prior to that, and given the time that has passed since the preferred route was announced, we want to share what we have been doing and give you the chance to find out more.

We would like to invite you to come along to one of the following information events:

Date Time Venue Address
Thursday 3 May 2018 2pm to 8pm Mere & Tabley Community Club Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford WA16 0PU
Wednesday 16 May 2018 10am to 6pm Mere & Tabley Community Club Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford WA16 0PU

Please feel free to drop in at any time between the hours on the dates above. Have a chat with our team or just take a look at the displays. There is ample parking, and refreshments will be available.

If you cannot attend these events, you are welcome to send us your comments or thoughts via our survey from 3 May 2018 to 31 May 2018.

You can also write to us at: M6 J19 Project Team, Major Projects, Highways England, 9th Floor Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WD.

You can view a fly-through video of this scheme by visiting the 'videos' section below. You'll also find the exhibition panels being used at the public information events in the 'documents' section.

Timeline

Date Event
December 2014 Scheme announced in Road Investment Strategy
7 August to 23 September 2016 Have your say: design options consultation
May 2018 Public information events
End of March 2020 Scheme construction begins
September 2021 Construction ends

Why we need this scheme

This busy junction is currently used by around 65,000 vehicles each day and is in need of improvement to meet the expected increase in traffic coming from the M6 and the A556. This increase is further exacerbated by the expansion of Manchester Airport (Airport City) and the development of the Wythenshawe MediPark.

M6 junction 19 improvements are part of a wider collection of schemes to improve connections between Cheshire and South Manchester, including the completed A556 between Knutsford and Bowdon, the improved B5569 and the M6 junction 16-19 smart motorway.

The government announced this scheme in December 2014 as part of the Road Investment Strategy.

Aims

The changes are vital for reducing congestion in the future, improving safety and journey time reliability for all road users and increasing connectivity between local areas. The plans will also improve access for walkers and cyclists.

The scheme in detail

We propose to:

  • add a two-way link across the junction to allow better connection between the M6 and A556, including a new bridge spanning the M6 motorway within the roundabout
  • renew traffic signals on the roundabout and its approach roads
  • add new traffic signals for the Tabley Hill Lane / Pickmere Lane junction
  • add new signs
  • improve local access for walkers and cyclists using the junction

Project media files and documents

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 3:39 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J19 and J20 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 22 December 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 3:07 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J19 and J20 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 29 May 2018 to 15 June 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J10 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 May 2018 to 05:00 on 1 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J1 from A34 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:03 on 24 May 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:03 on 24 May 2018 to 05:00 on 2 June 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J4 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:01 on 28 May 2018 to 05:00 on 30 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2018 to 5 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 east. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 May 2018 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J5 for Manchester Airport. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:01 on 28 May 2018 to 05:00 on 30 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2018 to 5 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 May 2018 to 05:00 on 1 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J5 for Manchester Airport. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:01 on 28 May 2018 to 05:00 on 30 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2018 to 5 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 May 2018 to 05:00 on 27 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J2 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J20 and J21 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 16:00 from 29 May 2018 to 15 June 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:01 on 28 May 2018 to 05:00 on 30 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 30 May 2018 to 5 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 east. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018. Schedule : From 23:59 on 15 June 2018 to 06:00 on 16 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J19 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 May 2018 to 05:00 on 28 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J8 and J6 through lane. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 May 2018 to 05:00 on 29 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:04 on 24 May 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J10 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 May 2018 to 06:00 on 30 June 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 24 May 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J8 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 04:30 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 May 2018 to 06:00 on 27 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018. Schedule : From 23:59 on 15 June 2018 to 06:00 on 16 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J21 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 May 2018 to 06:00 on 27 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018. Schedule : From 23:59 on 15 June 2018 to 06:00 on 16 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 12:30 pm

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