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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:

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .
Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 Feb 2018 to 05:30 on 30 Jun 2018.

0.26m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 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 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 Feb 2018 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

0.85m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 Feb 2018 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.2m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 Feb 2018 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J1 (Didsbury) from A34.
Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 Feb 2018 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

1.75m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J6 (Hale) .
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

2.77m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound between junctions J5 (Manchester) and J6 (Hale) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound at junction J6 (Hale) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

2.65m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J7 .
Reason : Roadworks scheme.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : from 20:04 on 19 Feb 2018 to 05:00 on 25 Feb 2018.

2.77m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J7 .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.64m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 Feb 2018 to 23 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

4.64m from Warrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound at junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 Feb 2018 to 04:00 on 22 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.
Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.
Reason : Road marking works are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 17:00 from 20 Feb 2018 to 23 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 2 Mar 2018.

4.17m from Warrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 Feb 2018 to 06:00 on 21 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.17m from Warrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 Feb 2018 to 05:00 on 27 Apr 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.38m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J5 (Manchester) .
Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 Feb 2018 to 06:00 on 1 Mar 2018.

2.62m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .
Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 Feb 2018 to 06:00 on 1 Mar 2018.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.
Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 Feb 2018 to 06:00 on 1 Mar 2018.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:16Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 19 Feb 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

0.56m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 18:16

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 17:46Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 19 Feb 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

0.56m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 17:46

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:06Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 19 Feb 2018.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

0.18m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 18:06

ROAD WORKSCLEARED @ 15:46Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 Feb 2018 to 21 Feb 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.17m from Warrington. CLEARED @ 15:46

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.

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CLEARED @ 18:16Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 19 February 2018.

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

0.56m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

CLEARED @ 17:46Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:45 and 18:00 on 19 February 2018.

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

0.56m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

CLEARED @ 18:06Location : eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham) and J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:00 and 18:15 on 19 February 2018.

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

0.18m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2018 to 06:00 on 1 March 2018.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

53.37--2.29

Location : eastbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2018 to 06:00 on 1 March 2018.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

53.37--2.29

Location : eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2018 to 06:00 on 1 March 2018.

2.62m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 February 2018 to 05:00 on 27 April 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.38m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

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

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.17m from Warrington.

53.35--2.52

CLEARED @ 15:46Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 February 2018 to 21 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.17m from Warrington.

53.35--2.52

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 2 March 2018.

4.17m from Warrington.

53.35--2.52

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Road marking works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 08:00 and 17:00 from 20 February 2018 to 23 February 2018.

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

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

53.37--2.29

Location : eastbound at junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2018 to 04:00 on 22 February 2018.

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

2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.86

Location : westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 February 2018 to 23 February 2018.

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

4.64m from Warrington.

53.35--2.5

Location : westbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J7 .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.64m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

Location : westbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J7 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 20:04 on 19 February 2018 to 05:00 on 25 February 2018.

2.77m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.29

Location : westbound at junction J6 (Hale) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

2.65m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

Location : westbound between junctions J5 (Manchester) and J6 (Hale) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.16m from Wythenshawe.

53.37--2.29

Location : westbound entry slip at junction J6 (Hale) .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

2.77m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.29

Location : westbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 February 2018.

Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.

1.75m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location : westbound entry slip at junction J1 (Didsbury) from A34.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 February 2018 to 30 June 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 February 2018 to 30 June 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 February 2018 to 30 June 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.2m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.27

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 22:00 and 05:30 from 20 February 2018 to 30 June 2018.

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

0.85m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 February 2018 to 05:30 on 30 June 2018.

0.26m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.27