There is stationary traffic due to a multi-vehicle accident and a rolling road block on the M6 Northbound between Junction 3 A444 / B4113 (Nuneaton / Bedworth / Coventry) and M6 Junction 3A, with congestion on the M6 to Junction 2 M69 / A46 (Coventry).
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There are problems on the M6 in Staffordshire and near Birmingham this evening:
- One lane is blocked and there's heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Southbound between Junction 15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and Junction 14 A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North).
- One lane is blocked and there's heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on the M6 Northbound between Junction 5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) and Junction 6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.
Slow traffic due to an earlier accident on M6 Southbound at J5 A452 Castle Bromwich.
It is causing congestion on M6 to J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway / A5127 Gravelly Hill / A38 Tyburn Road / Slade Road Spaghetti Junction.
One lane is closed due to an accident on the M6 Southbound between junction 15 for the A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and junction 14 for the A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North).
Two lanes are closed with slow traffic on the M6 Southbound at Warwickshire. It is due to an accident involving a van and three cars between J3A M6 Toll and Corley Services.
Two lanes are closed and there is slow traffic due to an accident involving two lorries on the M6 Southbound between J11 A460 / A462 (Cannock) and J10A M54.
Lane one on the M6 northbound is expected to remain closed for the rest of the week after Sunday afternoon's fatal crash.
One lane is closed and there is slow traffic due to emergency repairs on M6 Northbound between J10 A454 (Walsall / Wolverhampton) and J10A M54.
There is congestion on M6 to J7 A34 (Great Barr) and on M5 to J1 A41 (West Bromwich).
To carry out repair works after 'extensive damage' Highways England have said the hard shoulder between J10 and 10a northbound will remain closed for the next few days.
Barriers and cameras were badly damaged and works were carried out throughout the night to reopen the motorway.
This was a difficult recovery operation as the HGV ended up halfway down the embankment.
All three lanes have just reopened, however due to the nature of the damage, the hard shoulder will remain closed between junctions 10 and 10a northbound for the next couple of days to enable all repairs to be completed.
Drivers should leave slightly longer for their journeys while it is closed as this section of the motorway, near the exit for the M54 motorway, can get very busy. We thank drivers for their patience and understanding.
On Sunday night Highways England worked with Staffordshire police and V festival organisers to ensure those leaving Weston Park were aware of the motorway closure and could either find alternative routes or stay at the ground overnight.
There is slow traffic due to accident on M6 Northbound between J9 A461 (Wednesbury) and J10 A454 (Walsall / Wolverhampton).
There is congestion to J7 A34 (Great Barr).
The accident was cleared shortly before 7am but long delays remain.