Plans to upgrade junction 17 of the M6 at Sandbach will now go ahead following high level talks between the leader of Cheshire East Council and the Department for Transport.

The M6 is currently closed in both directions due to a vehicle fire.Both the south and northbound carriageways are closed for safety reasons.The fire is on the southbound carriageway between junctions 19 and 20.North West Motorway Police have confirmed that the fire service is on the scene.They are asking motorists to 'bear with them' while the lanes are closed.NWMP tweeted: "We can not open the lanes until it is confirmed it is safe to let you pass.Highways England posted: "M6 in both directions between J19 and J20 traffic is currently being held due to a lorry on fire and drifting smoke. A often quite simple junction where two motorways join often just one way, but in one instance it is a multiple junction these are usually quite safe junctions This configuration is used at the following:- The incident involves a light goods vehicle carrying a number of propane gas cylinders which is well alight.

The site is immediately adjacent to junction 17 of the M6 on the western side of the motorway, and on the outskirts of the Cheshire town of Sandbach.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Birmingham to Sandbach, Yoxalls Corner (M6 Junction 17) right here. A full closure of the carriageway is in place between junctions 19 and 20 and local diversions are in place.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Lanes remain closed .
The M6 southbound exit slip road and two lanes remain closed at junction 15 .

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 August 2020 to 15 August 2020.

The planning application totals 4,313sq metres of a mixed use scheme with A3, A4, Traffic update . Rome2rio makes travelling from Birmingham to Sandbach, Yoxalls Corner (M6 Junction 17) easy. The website provides up to date information on j17 Sandbach commercial property development.

M-6, or the Paul B. Henry Freeway, is a 19.7-mile-long (31.7 km) east–west freeway and state trunkline highway in the United States that serves portions of southern Kent and eastern Ottawa counties south of Grand Rapids, Michigan.Although the freeway is named for Paul B. Henry, local residents and the press continue to use the original name, South Beltline as well on occasion. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.. The A500 Southbound is also heavily … Once safe traffic will be released.

The site is immediately adjacent to junction 17 of the M6 on the western side of the motorway, and on the outskirts of the Cheshire town of Sandbach.Phase 1 of the site is currently under construction by way of a new 237 home development by Barratts - Adjacent to the south of Phase 2 is a second residential development currently under construction by Persimmon, which consists of a further 136 homes.Sandbach town centre is also less than 1 mile away from the site.A number of national occupiers have shown interest in these units, so please enquire with us now for the most up to date availability.Phase 1 is accessible via a new roundabout which is accessible directly from Junction 17 of the M6.

Schedule : From 21:30 on 6 August 2020 to 05:00 on 7 August 2020.

Status : Pending.

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