M56 Traffic News
- Linking Manchester (Gatley) to the A5117 between Ellesmere Port and Chester.
- Greater Manchester, Cheshire
- 1971 – present
- Existed Since
- Constructed 1971–1981
- Major junctions
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Traffic M56 West J1-J3Roadworks
The M56 westbound will be closed between junctions J1 (Didsbury) and J3 (Altrincham), due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 1 August 2013 to 2 October 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
Traffic M56 East J1-J3Roadworks
The M56 eastbound will be closed between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J1 (Didsbury), due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 25 May 2013 to 26 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
M56 East J2Roadworks
The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 9 pm on 25 May 2013 to 5 am on 26 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
M56 Traffic West J1Roadworks
The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J1 (Didsbury) from A34 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 9 pm on 25 May 2013 to 5 am on 26 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
Traffic M53 South J2Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure
The M53 southbound exit slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) will be closed , due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 21 May 2013 to 24 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
M57 North J1Resurfacing
The M57 northbound entry slip at junction J1 (Huyton) from roundabout will be closed , due to carriageway resurfacing, from 8 pm on 22 May 2013 to 5 am on 23 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
Traffic M57 North J2Resurfacing
The M57 northbound entry slip at junction J2 (Prescot) will be closed , due to carriageway resurfacing, from 8 pm on 22 May 2013 to 5 am on 23 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
Traffic M6 North J22No Delay
On the M6 northbound at junction J22 (Newton le Willows), minor traffic delays are possible due to an accident closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 am.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:03
M60 North J2-J24Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay
On the M60 clockwise between junctions J24 and J2 (Cheadle), expect traffic delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to carriageway resurfacing closing two lanes, from 10 pm on 28 May 2013 to 5 am on 31 May 2013.Reported: 22/05/2013 06:40:04
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Local Petrol Stations
The above petrol and fuel prices can be found at petrol stations in the Warrington area, and include unleaded, diesel, super and LPG fuel prices.
Regional Weather Forecast
Tomorrow's weather (Wednesday) in Warrington will be cloudy with light rain with a maximum daytime temperature of 56°f and a nighttime temperature of 43°f (13°c/6°c). Wind will be coming in from the NW, reaching 14mph. On Thursday it'll be sunny , with 16 miles per hour wind from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 57°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 39°f (14°c/4°c).
Wind from the NW will reach mph in Warrington on Friday), with light rain showers in the area. The temperature during the day will reach 49°f, and 39°f overnight (10°c/4°c). Saturday's weather will be light rain showers in Warrington, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 50°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 33°f (10°c/1°c).
MAX 56° (13°c)
MIN 43° (6°c)
WIND 14mph (NW)
MAX 57° (14°c)
MIN 39° (4°c)
WIND 16mph (WNW)
MAX 49° (10°c)
MIN 39° (4°c)
WIND 20mph (NW)
MAX 50° (10°c)
MIN 33° (1°c)
WIND 20mph (NE)
Local Radio Stations
The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.
|100.4 FM||Smooth FM (Chorley)|
|100.5 FM||Classic FM (Belmont)|
|102.0 FM||Galaxy 102 (Manchester)|
|102.4 FM||102.4 Wish FM (Wigan)|
|102.8 FM||Chorley FM (Chorley)|
|103.0 FM||Key 103 (Saddleworth)|
Garages & MOT Testing Stations
- ViewVICTORIA MOT CENTRE (1.1mi away)
- ViewAUTOSTOP SERVICE CENTRE (1.5mi away)
- ViewWARRINGTON BOROUGH TRANSPORT LIMITED (1.8mi away)
- ViewWAYNE CONNOLLY MOTORS LTD (1.8mi away)
- ViewNATIONWIDE AUTOCENTRES (1.9mi away)
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