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M53 (S)

Roadworks 2.3miles from
Birkenhead

J2 & J3

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1.1miles from
Dunham

J14 Access

M53 (S)

Roadworks 0.4miles from
Ellesmere Port

J9 Exit

M53 (N)

Roadworks 0.4miles from
Ellesmere Port

J9 Exit

M53 (N)

Roadworks 2.4miles from
Birkenhead

J3 & J2

A5117 (E)

Roadworks 0.4miles from
Sealand

A494 A550 & A540

M53 (N)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Bebington

J4 & J3

M57 (N)

Roadworks 1miles from
Kirkby

J5 & J6

M57 (N)

Roadworks 0.5miles from
Knowsley

J3 & J4

M53 (N)

Roadworks 2miles from
Wallasey

J2 & J1

M53 (S)

Roadworks 1.9miles from
Wallasey

J1 & J2

M62 (W)

Roadworks 2.6miles from
Prescot

J7 Exit

M53 (N)

Roadworks 2.6miles from
Birkenhead

At Junction 3 With The A552

M53 (N)

Roadworks 2.5miles from
Birkenhead

J3 Access

A494 (E)

Roadworks 0.7miles from
Capenhurst

A540

M56 (E)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Frodsham

J12 Exit

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1miles from
Frodsham

J12 & J14

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1miles from
Frodsham

J12 & J14

M56 (E)

Roadworks 0.6miles from
Appleton

J10 & J9

M62 (E)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Prescot

J6 & J7

Incidents
M53 (N)

Resurfacing 2.4miles from
Birkenhead

J3 & J2

Roadworks
M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6miles from
Prescot

J7 Access

M56 (S)

Roadworks 2.5miles from
Ellesmere Port

Near Stoak Interchange

M56 (E)

Roadworks 2.8miles from
Ellesmere Port

Near Stoak Interchange

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Dunham

J14 & J15

M56 (E)

Roadworks 0.7miles from
Capenhurst

Access From A5117

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6miles from
Prescot

J7 Access

M53 (S)

Roadworks 1.9miles from
Wallasey

J1 & J2

M6 (S)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Thelwall

J20 Exit

M62 (E)

Roadworks 1.5miles from
Prescot

J6 & J7

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.3miles from
Prescot

J7 Exit

M53 (S)

Roadworks 2.5miles from
Bebington

J3 Access

M53 (S)

Roadworks 2.4miles from
Birkenhead

J3 Exit

M53 (S)

Roadworks 1.4miles from
Bebington

J3 & J4

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Expired Incidents

M62 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J8 and J9 before services slip road | Eastbound | Congestion (2.48 miles from Sankey, Cheshire)


On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J8 and J10, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:45 am.

First report: 23 July 2014 08:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:20
Map location: 53.4169,-2.6376

A483

Incident - A483 northbound between Welsh border and B5445 northBound - (Severity: Moderate) (0.55 miles from Dodleston, )


Description : On the A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South between the junctions with the A5156 and the A55, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:15 am. , Incident Time : 23/07/2014 08:12 , End Date : 23/07/2014 09:15 , Severity : Moderate

Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 08:30
Map location: 53.1394,-2.9415

A483

Incident - A483 northbound between Welsh border and B5445 northBound - (Severity: Moderate) (0.55 miles from Dodleston, )


Description : On the A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South between the junctions with the A5156 and the A55, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am. , Incident Time : 22/07/2014 08:23 , End Date : 22/07/2014 09:30 , Severity : Moderate

Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 08:50
Map location: 53.1394,-2.9415

M57 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M57 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Congestion (0.93 miles from Kirkby, Merseyside)


On the M57 motorway northbound between junctions J4 and J7, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:30 pm.

First report: 21 July 2014 18:10
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 19:40
Map location: 53.4844,-2.9225

M62 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J6 and J7 | Eastbound | Congestion (1.45 miles from Prescot, Merseyside)


On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J6 and J8, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:15 am.

First report: 22 July 2014 07:40
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4009,-2.7769

A483 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A483 northbound between Welsh border and B5445 | Northbound | Congestion (0.53 miles from Dodleston, Cheshire)


On the A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South between the junctions with the A5156 and the A55, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 9:30 am.

First report: 22 July 2014 08:40
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:20
Map location: 53.1397,-2.9429

M56 Eastbound

No Delay - M56 eastbound between J12 and J11 | Eastbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (0.92 miles from Preston Brook, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J12 and J11, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 9 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3123,-2.6709

M56 Westbound

No Delay - M56 westbound between J11 and J12 | Westbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (0.85 miles from Preston Brook, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J11 and J12, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 9 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3127,-2.6694

M57 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M57 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Congestion (0.93 miles from Kirkby, Merseyside)


On the M57 motorway northbound between junctions J6 and J7, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:00 pm.

First report: 22 July 2014 17:50
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 18:50
Map location: 53.4844,-2.9225

A483 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A483 northbound between Welsh border and B5445 | Northbound | Congestion (0.53 miles from Dodleston, Cheshire)


On the A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South between the junctions with the A5156 and the A55, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:00 am.

First report: 23 July 2014 08:30
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:30
Map location: 53.1397,-2.9429

M57 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M57 northbound between J6 and J7 | Northbound | Congestion (0.93 miles from Kirkby, Merseyside)


On the M57 motorway northbound between junctions J6 and J7, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:30 pm.

First report: 22 July 2014 15:40
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 16:30
Map location: 53.4844,-2.9225

M62 Eastbound

Roadworks - M62 eastbound between J7 and J8 | Eastbound | Roadworks (3.06 miles from Saint Helens, Merseyside)


On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J7 and J8, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 19 July 2014 to 21 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 53.4117,-2.6962

M62 Westbound

Roadworks - M62 westbound between J8 and J7 | Westbound | Roadworks (3.08 miles from Saint Helens, Merseyside)


On the M62 motorway westbound between junctions J8 and J7, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 19 July 2014 to 21 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 53.4116,-2.6955

M62 Eastbound

Roadworks - M62 J7 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.26 miles from Prescot, Merseyside)


The M62 motorway eastbound exit slip at junction J7 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10:44 pm on 21 July 2014 to 5 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 21 July 2014 23:10
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4025,-2.7507

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 westbound between J10 and J11 | Westbound | Roadworks (1.03 miles from Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J10 and J11, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 7 pm and 7 am, from 19 July 2014 to 21 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 19:20
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 15:00
Map location: 53.3318,-2.6084

M53 Northbound

Roadworks - M53 northbound between J2 and J1 | Northbound | Roadworks (2.01 miles from Wallasey, Wirral)


On the M53 motorway northbound between junctions J2 and J1, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 9 pm and 5 am, from 21 July 2014 to 23 July 2014.

First report: 21 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4068,-3.0868

M56

Roadworks - link road from M53 southbound J11 to M56 eastbound J15 | Unknown | Roadworks (2.5 miles from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


The M56 motorway entry slip at junction J15 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 12:23 am on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 00:40
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2513,-2.8721

M53 Southbound

Roadworks - M53 J10 southbound access | Southbound | Roadworks (1.8 miles from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


The M53 motorway southbound entry slip at junction J10 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 11:18 pm on 21 July 2014 to 5 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 21 July 2014 23:40
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2619,-2.8753

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 westbound between J15 and A494 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.1 miles from Capenhurst, Cheshire)


The M56 motorway westbound will be closed between junction J15 and the A494 Chester, due to roadworks, from 11:47 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 23 July 2014 00:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2504,-2.8991

M62 Westbound

Roadworks - M62 J7 westbound exit | Westbound | Roadworks (2.6 miles from Prescot, Merseyside)


The M62 motorway westbound exit slip at junction J7 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 11:42 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 23 July 2014 00:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4042,-2.7405

A5036 Southbound

Roadworks - A5036 southbound between A5038 and A5090 | Southbound | Roadworks (0.51 miles from Litherland, Merseyside)


On the A5036 southbound between the junctions with the A5038 and the A5090, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 7 pm on 21 July 2014 to 6 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 21 July 2014 19:20
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.472,-2.9915

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 westbound between J10 and J11 | Westbound | Roadworks (1.03 miles from Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J10 and J11, minor delays are possible due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 5:00 am.

First report: 22 July 2014 03:50
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 05:10
Map location: 53.3318,-2.6084

M56 Northbound

Roadworks - link road from M53 southbound J11 to M56 eastbound J15 | Unknown | Roadworks (2.5 miles from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway entry slip at junction J15 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 22 July 2014 21:40
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2513,-2.8721

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - link road from M53 northbound J11 to M56 eastbound J15 | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.79 miles from Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J15 from the M53 motorway northbound , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 18 July 2014 to 22 July 2014.

First report: 18 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2478,-2.868

M6 Northbound

Roadworks - M6 J20 northbound access | Northbound | Roadworks (1.33 miles from Thelwall, Cheshire)


The M6 motorway northbound entry slip at junction J20 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 22 July 2014 to 23 July 2014.

First report: 17 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 53.3645,-2.5104

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 at junction 15 with the M53 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.63 miles from Dunham, )


The M56 motorway westbound will be closed at junction J15, due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 22 July 2014 to 5 am on 23 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2495,-2.8636

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - link road from M6 J20 northbound to M56 J9 westbound | Westbound | Roadworks (1.78 miles from Appleton, Cheshire)


The M56 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J9 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 22 July 2014 to 23 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 53.3506,-2.5068

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - link road from M56 J9 westbound to M6 J20 northbound/A50 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.02 miles from Appleton, Cheshire)


The M56 motorway westbound exit slip at junction J9 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 22 July 2014 to 23 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 23 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3511,-2.5011

M53 Southbound

Roadworks - link road from M56 westbound J15 to M53 southbound J11 | Southbound | Roadworks (2.78 miles from Dunham, Cheshire)


The M53 motorway southbound entry slip at junction J11 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 21 July 2014 to 5 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 15 July 2014 11:15
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.248,-2.8671

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 westbound between J14 and J15 | Westbound | Roadworks (1.38 miles from Dunham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J14 and J15, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 10 pm on 21 July 2014 to 5 am on 22 July 2014.

First report: 15 July 2014 11:15
Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2549,-2.8324

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Major Junctions

The following major junctions are found in the Chester area:

  • Stoak Interchange
    Stoak, Chester
    Connecting roads: M56 J15 | M53 J11 (formerly M531)

Regional Weather

Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in North West will see white cloud with a maximum daytime temperature of 71°f and a night time temperature of 53°f (21°c/11°c). Wind will be coming in from the W, reaching 6mph.

Tomorrow (Friday) will see cloudy with light rain , with wind reaching 8 miles per hour from the WNW. Daytime temperatures will reach 59°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 47°f (15°c/8°c).

Wind from the N will reach 8 mph in North West on Saturday, with light rain showers in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 62°f, and 47°f overnight (16°c/6°c).

Sunday's weather will be sunny intervals in North West, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 60°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 60°f (15°c/10°c).

North West
12 SEP
MAX 71° (21°c)
MIN 53° (11°c)
WIND 6mph (W)
13 SEP
MAX 59° (15°c)
MIN 47° (8°c)
WIND 8mph (WNW)
14 SEP
MAX 62° (16°c)
MIN 43° (6°c)
WIND 8mph (N)
15 SEP
MAX 60° (15°c)
MIN 50° (10°c)
WIND 14mph (SW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

Traffic and travel bulletins may be broadcast live from local radio stations in the Chester area. Tune in your car radio to the following frequencies (or select the TRAFFIC function on your RDS radio (displayed as TA/TP/TI) to automatically switch to traffic updates.

102.4 FM102.4 Wish FM (Wigan)
102.8 FMHeart (Dunkirk)
103.4 FMMarcher Sound (Wrexham)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio Cymru (National)
105.9 FMCity Talk (Liverpool)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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