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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:

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018.

0.54m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018.

0.69m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018.
Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 Aug 2018 to 11:30 on 27 Aug 2018.

0.7m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018.
Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 Aug 2018 to 11:30 on 27 Aug 2018.

0.5m from Daresbury.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 21:18Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J7 .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 15 Jul 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

1.78m from Altrincham. CLEARED @ 21:18

M56 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 : eastbound between junctions J15 (Ellesmere Port) and J14 (Helsby) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 Jul 2018 to 04:00 on 17 Jul 2018.

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

2.61m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 Jul 2018 to 04:00 on 17 Jul 2018.

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

3.14m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 Jul 2018 to 04:00 on 17 Jul 2018.

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

3.15m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester) and J3 (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 Jul 2018 to 11 Aug 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 13 Aug 2018 to 18 Aug 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Aug 2018 to 25 Aug 2018.

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

0.76m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 Dec 2018.

1.35m from Daresbury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : eastbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 Dec 2018.

2.05m from Frodsham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J1 (Didsbury) for A34.

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 4 Jul 2018 to 05:00 on 25 Aug 2018.

0.8m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 4 Jul 2018 to 05:00 on 10 Dec 2018.

0.4m from Cheadle.

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CLEARED @ 21:18Location : westbound exit slip at junction J7 .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 15 July 2018.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

1.78m from Altrincham.

53.37--2.38

Location : eastbound between junctions J15 (Ellesmere Port) and J14 (Helsby) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 July 2018 to 04:00 on 17 July 2018.

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

2.61m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 July 2018 to 04:00 on 17 July 2018.

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

3.14m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.85

Location : westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 July 2018 to 04:00 on 17 July 2018.

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

3.15m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.85

Location : eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester) and J3 (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 July 2018 to 21 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 11 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2018 to 18 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 25 August 2018.

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

0.76m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 December 2018.

1.35m from Daresbury.

53.32--2.66

Location : eastbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 December 2018.

2.05m from Frodsham.

53.31--2.69

Location : eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J1 (Didsbury) for A34.

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 4 July 2018 to 05:00 on 25 August 2018.

0.8m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 4 July 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location : eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J3A (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 July 2018 to 21 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 11 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2018 to 18 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 25 August 2018.

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

0.53m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J2 (Wythenshawe) and J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 6 August 2018 to 10 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2018 to 18 August 2018.

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

0.59m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) and J3 (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 6 August 2018 to 10 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 13 August 2018 to 18 August 2018.

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

0.81m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.24

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 16 July 2018 to 21 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 July 2018 to 28 July 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 30 July 2018 to 4 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 6 August 2018 to 11 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 December 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location : westbound exit slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 December 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.67m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

Location : westbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 December 2018.

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

1.36m from Daresbury.

53.32--2.66

Location : eastbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 December 2018.

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

0.59m from Frodsham.

53.3--2.72

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 December 2018.

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

1.45m from Frodsham.

53.31--2.71

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 July 2018 to 20 December 2018.

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

1.35m from Frodsham.

53.31--2.71

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

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 August 2018 to 27 August 2018.

Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 August 2018 to 11:30 on 27 August 2018.

0.5m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.64

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

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 August 2018 to 27 August 2018.

Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 August 2018 to 11:30 on 27 August 2018.

0.7m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 August 2018 to 26 August 2018.

0.69m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

Location : westbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 August 2018 to 26 August 2018.

0.54m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.64