Public Notice

M6 Junction 1 Notification of Closures in February 2021and Diversion Routes

The Highways England has announced further closures at Junction 1 of the M6.  These are the third and final series of closures and are to allow works associated with the construction of the Motorway Service Area.  There will be overnight closures on the following dates – February 4th-5th, 8th-12th, 15th-19th, 22nd-23rd.  Previous closures have caused problems in Newton due to vehicles short-cutting through the village.  The Parish Council has repeated its request to Highways England for adequate diversion signage to prevent this happening again.   

Follow this link for the formal notification and diversion routes.

M6 Junction 1 notification Jan 2021

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