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M62 - Your Local History

A lot of finds were uncovered during the archaeological evaluation carried out for the M62 Junction 6 Improvement scheme so we thought it would be nice to provide an interactive website so you can see what we found.


Better information for your journey

The National Traffic Control Centre collects real-time information on road conditions

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Don't Cross or Walk Along Motorways

The Highways Agency aims to make more people aware of the dangers of walking or crossing our motorway. We have launched a poster and radio campaign aimed at 16-25yr olds. Hopefully with our hard hitting posters, our message will come across.

Meet the Ancestors

Find out about the history of roads and the work the Agency does to preserve archaeological remains.

See when traffic will be lightest

Our traffic forecaster can help get you there quicker

Keeping Traffic Moving

Marking a new era in traffic management, we are developing services to deliver safe roads, reliable journeys and more informed travellers.

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We aim to tackle congestion through influencing travel behaviour. This can be done by providing access to information that enables people to make smarter travel choices. Find out more about the information we provide.
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Congestion can have serious effects to our economy, quality of life and environment. By employing technology, we can ensure safe and reliable traffic flows on the motorways.
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Highways Agency Traffic Officers are now managing and monitoring traffic, helping coordinate responses of other emergency services and reopening routes when the police have completed their investigations.