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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 17:28Location : The M53 northbound between junctions J8 (Overpool) and J7 (Overpool) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 17 Jul 2018.

1.05m from Ellesmere Port. CLEARED @ 17:28

M53 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound exit slip at junction J3 (Tranmere) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 16 Jul 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Jul 2018.

2.82m from Birkenhead.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between junctions J5 (Bebington) and J4 (Heswall) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 Dec 2019.

3.17m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J9 (Ellesmere Port) and J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Jul 2018 to 04:00 on 18 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

0.64m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J6 (Eastham) and J7 (Overpool) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Jul 2018 to 05:30 on 18 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.53m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound at junction J5 (Bebington) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Jul 2018 to 05:30 on 18 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between junctions J5 (Bebington) and J6 (Eastham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Jul 2018 to 05:30 on 18 Jul 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.71m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 Aug 2018.

2.37m from Birkenhead.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 07:00 on 23 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.05m from Birkenhead.

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CLEARED @ 17:28Location : northbound between junctions J8 (Overpool) and J7 (Overpool) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 17 July 2018.

1.05m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.91

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J3 (Tranmere) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 16 July 2018 to 06:00 on 19 July 2018.

2.82m from Birkenhead.

53.37--3.07

Location : northbound between junctions J5 (Bebington) and J4 (Heswall) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2019.

3.17m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.97

Location : southbound between junctions J9 (Ellesmere Port) and J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 July 2018 to 04:00 on 18 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

0.64m from Ellesmere Port.

53.28--2.89

Location : southbound between junctions J6 (Eastham) and J7 (Overpool) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 July 2018 to 05:30 on 18 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.53m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.95

Location : southbound at junction J5 (Bebington) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 July 2018 to 05:30 on 18 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.96

Location : southbound between junctions J5 (Bebington) and J6 (Eastham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 July 2018 to 05:30 on 18 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.71m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.96

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 August 2018.

2.37m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : northbound.

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 07:00 on 23 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

3.05m from Birkenhead.

53.39--3.11

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 07:00 on 23 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

2.37m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : southbound at junction J7 (Overpool) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2018.

1.35m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.92

Location : northbound at junction J9 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2018.

0.36m from Ellesmere Port.

53.29--2.89

Location : southbound between junctions J9 (Ellesmere Port) and J10 (Elton) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 9 July 2018 to 06:00 on 11 July 2018.

0.79m from Ellesmere Port.

53.28--2.88

Location : northbound between junctions J3 (Tranmere) and J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 9 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

2.3m from Birkenhead.

53.39--3.09

Location : northbound between junctions J5 (Bebington) and J4 (Heswall) .

Lane Closures : Lane three is closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.

3.45m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.98

Location : northbound between junctions J7 (Overpool) and J6 (Eastham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 July 2018 to 05:00 on 21 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

1.27m from Ellesmere Port.

53.3--2.92

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 July 2018 to 06:00 on 21 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.28m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : southbound between junctions J4 (Heswall) and J5 (Bebington) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 23 July 2018 to 26 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

4m from Ellesmere Port.

53.31--2.99

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 July 2018 to 07:00 on 25 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2018 to 07:00 on 27 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 31 July 2018 to 2 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.86

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 July 2018 to 07:00 on 24 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 July 2018 to 07:00 on 26 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 July 2018 to 07:00 on 1 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 2 August 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.69m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : southbound between junctions J10 (Elton) and J12 (Chester) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 July 2018 to 07:00 on 25 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2018 to 07:00 on 27 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 31 July 2018 to 2 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.78m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.88

Location : southbound at junction J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 July 2018 to 07:00 on 25 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2018 to 07:00 on 27 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 31 July 2018 to 2 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.78m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.88

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J10 (Elton) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 July 2018 to 07:00 on 24 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 July 2018 to 07:00 on 26 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 July 2018 to 07:00 on 1 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 2 August 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.92m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.88

Location : northbound between junctions J12 (Chester) and J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 July 2018 to 07:00 on 24 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 July 2018 to 07:00 on 26 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 31 July 2018 to 07:00 on 1 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 2 August 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.73m from Chester.

53.21--2.85

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J12 (Chester) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 July 2018 to 07:00 on 25 July 2018.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 July 2018 to 07:00 on 27 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 07:00 from 31 July 2018 to 2 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.68m from Chester.

53.21--2.86

Location : northbound between junctions J4 (Heswall) and J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 17 July 2018 to 19 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

3.26m from Birkenhead.

53.35--3.06

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J3 (Tranmere) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 17 July 2018 to 19 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.55m from Birkenhead.

53.37--3.07

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J3 (Tranmere) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 17 July 2018 to 19 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.82m from Birkenhead.

53.37--3.07

Location : northbound.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.05m from Birkenhead.

53.39--3.11

Location : northbound.

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 July 2018 to 05:00 on 27 July 2018.

3.05m from Birkenhead.

53.39--3.11

Location : northbound.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.54m from Wallasey.

53.41--3.08

Location : southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.37m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : northbound at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 27 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.28m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : southbound between junctions J2 (West Kirby) and J3 (Tranmere) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.36m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : northbound between junctions J3 (Tranmere) and J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.62m from Birkenhead.

53.37--3.07

Location : southbound between junctions J2 (West Kirby) and J3 (Tranmere) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

2.36m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : southbound at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.27m from Birkenhead.

53.4--3.09

Location : northbound at junction J2 (West Kirby) .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.28m from Birkenhead.

53.39--3.09

Location : southbound exit slip at junction J3 (Tranmere) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 July 2018 to 05:00 on 22 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.41m from Birkenhead.

53.37--3.07

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J8 (Overpool) .

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 July 2018 to 05:30 on 21 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.58m from Ellesmere Port.

53.29--2.9

Location : northbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 July 2018 to 05:30 on 20 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.68m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : northbound at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 July 2018 to 05:30 on 20 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.57m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : northbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 July 2018 to 05:30 on 20 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.3m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : northbound at junction J10 (Elton) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 July 2018 to 05:30 on 20 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

1.92m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.88

Location : northbound exit slip at junction J10 (Elton) .

Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 July 2018 to 05:30 on 20 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.92m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.88

Location : southbound between junctions J2 (West Kirby) and J4 (Heswall) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 19 July 2018 to 21 July 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.33m from Birkenhead.

53.38--3.07