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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 
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      Traffic M56 West J11-J12

      Traffic M56 West 53.312656,-2.669397No Delay

      On the M56 westbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Runcorn), minor traffic delays can be expected at peak times due to bridge repairs closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 30 April 2014 to 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 20:30

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      Traffic M56 East J7-J10

      Traffic M56 East 53.343571,-2.541774Roadworks

      On the M56 eastbound between junctions J10 (Northwich) and J7, expect traffic delays of up to 10 minutes at peak times due to roadworks, from 9 am on 3 March 2014 to 5 am on 2 June 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 20:00

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      M56 West J12

      M56 West 53.311142,-2.701629Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure

      The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) will be closed, due to bridge repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 30 April 2014 to 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 20:30

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      Traffic M56 West J12

      Traffic M56 West 53.312225,-2.699455Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure

      The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) will be closed, due to bridge repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 30 April 2014 to 1 May 2014.

      Reported: 24 April 2014 20:30

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      M56 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Warrington will see light rain showers with a maximum daytime temperature of 67°f and a night time temperature of 46°f (19°c/7°c). Wind will be coming in from the S, reaching 6mph.

      Tomorrow (Friday) will see cloudy with light rain , with wind reaching 10 miles per hour from the ENE. Daytime temperatures will reach 59°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 46°f (15°c/7°c).

      Wind from the SE will reach 19 mph in Warrington on Saturday, with sunny intervals in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 62°f, and 46°f overnight (16°c/5°c).

      Sunday's weather will be light rain showers in Warrington, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 63°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 63°f (17°c/7°c).

      Warrington
      24 APR
      MAX 67° (19°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 6mph (S)
      25 APR
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 10mph (ENE)
      26 APR
      MAX 62° (16°c)
      MIN 42° (5°c)
      WIND 19mph (SE)
      27 APR
      MAX 63° (17°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 12mph (ENE)

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