M6 junction 19

We'll be making improvements to junction 19 of the M6.

Region:  North West
Start date:  Spring 2020
Cost:  £31 million to £66 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  Summer / Autumn 2021
Programme:  

Progress report

On 16 July 2019, the Secretary of State for Transport authorised us to construct the new link roads required as part of the scheme. The Order and the public notice can be found in the documents area further down this page.

What's next?

We intend to start carrying out the improvements for this scheme by spring 2020 at the latest.

You can view a fly-through video of this scheme by visiting the Videos section below.

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 westbound between junctions J6 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J7 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J5 for Manchester Airport. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 from Manchester Airport. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 August 2019 to 05:30 on 19 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 18, 2019, 4:30 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J20 and J21A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21A and J22 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J21A from M62 Westbound. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J21 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J10 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 east. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 East. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound entry slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 18 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:00 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J6 and J12 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 3:38 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J12 and J10 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 12:22 on 7 May 2019 to 06:00 on 1 September 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 1:32 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 12:49 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 12:49 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J20 and J22 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:02 on 7 August 2019 to 06:00 on 4 September 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 12:18 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A from M62 Westbound and J21 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:01 on 7 August 2019 to 06:00 on 4 September 2019.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 10:51 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J21 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 10:50 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J12 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2019 to 23 August 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 August 2019 to 30 August 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 August 2019 to 06:00 on 1 September 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2019, 5:01 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 August 2019 to 05:30 on 24 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 8:15 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J19 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 9:35 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J18 and J17 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 August 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 8:44 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J19 and J17 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 8:44 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J18 and J16 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2019 to 06:00 on 22 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 8:44 am
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 7:50 am
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 7:07 am
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J21A . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 1 September 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 September 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:52 on 21 January 2019 to 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J20 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 August 2019 to 05:30 on 23 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J4 and J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 21 August 2019 to 23 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J4 and J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21A and J27 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 east. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise at junction J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J8 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J8 and J6 through lane. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 West. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 East. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J4 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 30 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J20 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 August 2019 to 05:30 on 23 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J10 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 26 April 2019 to 06:00 on 1 September 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
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 19 August 2019 to 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2019 to 05:00 on 21 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 04:00 on 4 June 2019 to 06:00 on 23 September 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am

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