M6 diversions as motorway remains shut between Standish and Leyland
The M6 is closed northbound between Standish (J27) and Leyland (J28) whilst emergency services tackle a lorry fire.
You can find more details on the lorry crash which brought the M6 to a standstill here.
This is the Diversion Route
Drivers are advised to follow the Hollow Diamond diversion symbol on road signs
- Exit the M6 northbound at J27 in Standish
- At the M6 J27/ A5209 roundabout, join the A5209 eastbound
- At the A5209/A49 junction, turn left onto the A49 northbound
- At the A49/A581 junction, turn right onto the A581 eastbound
- At the A581/B5252 roundabout, join the B5252 northbound
- At the B5252/Euxton Lane roundabout, join Euxton lane westbound
- At the Euxton Lane/Central Drive junction, follow Central Drive northbound
- At Central Drive/B5248 junction follow B5248 westbound
- At the B5248/A49 junction, turn right onto the A49 northbound
- At the A49/B5256 junction, turn left onto the B5256 westbound
- At the B5256/M6 J28, re-join the M6 northbound