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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.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : from 22:01 on 14 Dec 2017 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 16 Dec 2017 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 16 Dec 2017 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.2m 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 16 Dec 2017 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

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 16 Dec 2017 to 30 Jun 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J15 (Ellesmere Port) and J14 (Helsby) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 Dec 2017 to 05:00 on 18 Aug 2018.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.73m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J3 (Altrincham) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Dec 2017 to 22 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.6m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J12 (Runcorn) .
Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Dec 2017 to 05:00 on 18 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

0.5m from Frodsham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J15 (Ellesmere Port) and J14 (Helsby) .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 Dec 2017 to 05:00 on 18 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.21m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J5 (Manchester) .
Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 Dec 2017 to 05:00 on 19 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

2.58m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .
Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.
Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 Dec 2017 to 05:00 on 20 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

1.93m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J7 and J6 (Hale) .
Reason : Roadworks scheme.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : from 06:02 on 16 Dec 2017 to 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.

2.18m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J6 (Hale) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 Dec 2017 to 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.61m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J7 and J6 (Hale) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.18m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J5 (Manchester) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There are two of five lanes closed.

2.63m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J6 (Hale) .
Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 Dec 2017 to 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.57m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : The M56 eastbound at junction J6 (Hale) .
Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.
Reason : Roadworks.
Status : Currently Active.
Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 Dec 2017.
Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.61m from Altrincham.

CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:36Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason : Congestion.
Status : Currently Active.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 16 Dec 2017.
Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.

0.58m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 13:36

M56 Roadworks

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CLEARED @ 13:36Location : westbound exit slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Congestion.

Status : Currently Active.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 13:30 and 13:45 on 16 December 2017.

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

0.58m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

Location : eastbound at junction J6 (Hale) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.61m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 December 2017 to 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.57m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : There are two of five lanes closed.

2.63m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.

2.18m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.32

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J6 (Hale) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 16 December 2017 to 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.61m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

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

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 06:02 on 16 December 2017 to 06:00 on 17 December 2017.

2.18m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.32

Location : eastbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 December 2017 to 05:00 on 20 December 2017.

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

1.93m from Wythenshawe.

53.37--2.29

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

Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 18 December 2017 to 05:00 on 19 December 2017.

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

2.58m from Altrincham.

53.37--2.29

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

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 December 2017 to 05:00 on 18 December 2017.

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

3.21m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.84

Location : eastbound between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 17 December 2017 to 05:00 on 18 December 2017.

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

0.5m from Frodsham.

53.29--2.74

Location : eastbound between junctions J6 (Hale) and J3 (Altrincham) .

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 December 2017 to 22 December 2017.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.6m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

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

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

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 December 2017 to 05:00 on 18 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

2.73m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.86

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 16 December 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

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 16 December 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

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 16 December 2017 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 16 December 2017 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.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 22:01 on 14 December 2017 to 05:30 on 30 June 2018.

0.26m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.27