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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M56 motorway:

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M56 INFORMATION

Motorway Information

Motorway
M56
Description
Linking Manchester (Gatley) to the A5117 between Ellesmere Port and Chester.
Counties
Greater Manchester, Cheshire
Length
1971 present 
Existed Since
Constructed 19711981 
Completed
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      Traffic Legend

      M6 Traffic North J15-J16

      M6 Traffic North 53.104259,-2.340315Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay

      On the M6 northbound between junctions J15 (Stoke on Trent) and J16 (Stoke on Trent), there are currently delays of 10 minutes due to heavy traffic. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:45 pm.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 16:40

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      M61 Traffic North J6-J8

      M61 Traffic North 53.635212,-2.595064Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay

      On the M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8, expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to barrier repairs closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 22 April 2014 to 24 April 2014.

      Reported: 18 April 2014 16:40

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      Traffic M61

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      TODAYWind NNE63°F
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      M56 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Friday) in Warrington will see sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 63°f and a night time temperature of 38°f (17°c/3°c). Wind will be coming in from the NNE, reaching 7mph.

      Tomorrow (Saturday) will see sunny , with wind reaching 10 miles per hour from the ESE. Daytime temperatures will reach 59°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 36°f (15°c/2°c).

      Wind from the NE will reach 18 mph in Warrington on Sunday, with sunny intervals in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 63°f, and 36°f overnight (17°c/8°c).

      Monday's weather will be sunny intervals in Warrington, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 64°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 64°f (17°c/8°c).

      Warrington
      18 APR
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 38° (3°c)
      WIND 7mph (NNE)
      19 APR
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 36° (2°c)
      WIND 10mph (ESE)
      20 APR
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 48° (8°c)
      WIND 18mph (NE)
      21 APR
      MAX 64° (17°c)
      MIN 47° (8°c)
      WIND 13mph (ESE)

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