A lane of M60 has been closed clockwise after a fire broke out in a lorry.
The closure is between Junction 16 (A666 Manchester Road / Pendlebury) and Junction 15 (M61 / Sutton Interchange).
There are 25-minute queues and crowds up to Junction 18 (M66 / M62 Semester Island).
Traffic cameras show the fire engine on the hard shoulder, near junction 16.
An update from traffic monitoring website Enrix states: “On M16 anti-clockwise, a lane between J16 A666 Manchester Road (Pendlebury) and J15 M61 (Switzerland Interchange) is closed and queued due to a fire. ۔
“J18 (M66 / M62 Semester Island) congestion. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.”
“One lane (out of four) is closed.”
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