MOTORISTS can expect long delays on M6 southbound due to an earlier broken down lorry.

This occurred at junction 21a for Croft Interchange and congestion stretches to junction 23 for Haydock.

Traffic is also affected on M62 in both directions on approach to the Croft Interchange.

Meanwhile, one lane is closed and there is heavy traffic due to broken down car on M62 eastbound from junction 11 for Birchwood) and junction 12 for Eccles Interchange.