M6 | Staffordshire | Southbound | Lane Restrictions | Severe Delays |

There are severe delays on the M6 southbound between Junction 16 and Junction 15 due to 2 lanes being closed following a HGV fire. The fire has been extinguished and the vehicle is now awaiting recovery.

Delays are currently about an hour with congestion back to J16 approx. 7 miles
For traffic approaching the delays locally, you are advised to expect disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your journey.
If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to change your route. Allow extra travel time and follow guidance from our on-road variable message signs and media.

Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysWMIDS regional twitter feed. Our 24/7 contact centre team is also available to provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.

Last updated on: 05/08/2019 13:32