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M53 (S)

Roadworks 0.9m E of
Ellesmere Port

J9 & J10

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NE of
Frodsham

J12 Access

M62 (W)

Roadworks 3.3m E of
Saint Helens

J7 Access

M62 (E)

Roadworks 3.4m E of
Saint Helens

J7 Exit

M53 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m W of
Bebington

J4 & J3

M53 (N)

Roadworks 2m SW of
Wallasey

J2 & J1

M53 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m SW of
Wallasey

J1 & J2

A483 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Chester

B5445 & A55

M56 (E)

Roadworks 2.3m E of
Ellesmere Port

A494 & J15

M53 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m W of
Bebington

J4 & J3

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1m SW of
Frodsham

J12 & J14

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1m SW of
Frodsham

J12 & J14

M62 (E)

Roadworks 3m E of
Huyton

J6 & J7

M62 (E)

Roadworks 3.2m E of
Saint Helens

J7 Access

M56 (W)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Appleton

J9 & J10

M56 (E)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Appleton

J10 & J9

M62 (E)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Prescot

J6 & J7

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Prescot

J7 Access

M62 (E)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Prescot

J6 & J7

M62 (E)

Roadworks 1.5m E of
Prescot

J6 & J7

M53 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m SW of
Wallasey

J1 & J2

M53 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m W of
Bebington

J4 & J3

M56 (W)

Roadworks 1m SW of
Frodsham

J12 & J14

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Expired Incidents

A483 Northbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - A483 at the junction with the A55 | Unknown | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.16m NE of Dodleston, )


The junction of the A483 and the A55 will be closed , due to bridge repairs, from 10 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.1562,-2.9144

A483 Northbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - A483 northbound between B5445 and A55 | Northbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.06m NE of Dodleston, Cheshire)


The A483 from The Welsh Border towards Chester South will be closed between the junctions with the A5156 and the A55, due to bridge repairs, from 10 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.1541,-2.9144

A55 Eastbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - A55 eastbound exit for A483 | Eastbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.1m NE of Dodleston, Cheshire)


The A55 eastbound exit slip to the A483 will be closed , due to bridge repairs, from 10 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.1563,-2.9168

A55 Westbound

Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure - A55 westbound access from A483 | Westbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.11m NE of Dodleston, Cheshire)


The A55 westbound entry slip from the A483 will be closed , due to bridge repairs, from 10 pm on 25 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 11:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.1559,-2.9158

M56 Westbound

Broken Down Vehicle - M56 J11 westbound access | Westbound | Broken Down Vehicle (0.67m SW of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J11 , minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:15 pm.

First report: 29 July 2014 16:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 16:40
Map location: 53.3263,-2.6444

M56 Eastbound

Broken Down Vehicle - M56 J14 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Broken Down Vehicle (3.77m N of Frodsham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound exit slip at junction J14 , minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

First report: 29 July 2014 18:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 19:00
Map location: 53.2664,-2.8051

A5117 Eastbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A494 eastbound within the M56 junction | Eastbound | Congestion (3.14m E of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the A494 eastbound between the junctions with the A550 and the M56, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 17:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:10
Map location: 53.244,-2.938

M56 Eastbound

No Delay - M56 eastbound between A494 and J15 | Eastbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.01m E of Capenhurst, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between the A494 Chester and junction J15, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 9 pm on 27 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 27 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2502,-2.9014

M56 Eastbound

No Delay - M56 eastbound between J14 and J12 | Eastbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (1.07m SW of Frodsham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J14 and J12, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2885,-2.7508

A55 Eastbound

Incident - A55 : Eastbound : J32 Dolphin (Holywell) : Incident : Broken down vehicle : Lane closed : - (Severity: Moderate) (1.81m SW of Flint, )


Description : A55 : Eastbound : J32 Dolphin (Holywell) : Incident : Broken down vehicle : Lane closed : , Incident Time : 28/07/2014 11:11 , End Date : 28/07/2014 11:30 , Severity : Moderate

Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 11:20
Map location: 53.2493,-3.1992

M56 Westbound

No Delay - M56 westbound between J15 and A494 | Westbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.1m E of Capenhurst, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junction J15 and the A494 Chester, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 9 pm on 27 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 27 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2504,-2.8991

A5117 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A494 eastbound between A550 and A540 | Eastbound | Congestion (0.38m NW of Sealand, Cheshire)


On the A494 eastbound between the junctions with the A550 and the M56, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:15 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 18:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 19:00
Map location: 53.2384,-2.9705

M62 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M62 eastbound between J8 and J9 before services slip road | Eastbound | Congestion (2.76m NW of Newton-le-Willows, 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 6:45 pm.

First report: 30 July 2014 17:50
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 18:00
Map location: 53.4169,-2.6376

M56 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M56 eastbound between A494 and J15 | Eastbound | Congestion (2.01m E of Capenhurst, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J14 and J12, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:00 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 17:20
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 19:40
Map location: 53.2502,-2.9014

M56 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M56 eastbound between J15 and J14 | Eastbound | Congestion (3.42m W of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J15 and J12, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:15 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 17:00
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 19:50
Map location: 53.2556,-2.8316

M56 Westbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M56 westbound between J11 and J12 | Westbound | Congestion (2.06m W of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J12 and J14, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:00 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 17:30
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 18:30
Map location: 53.3127,-2.6694

A55 Eastbound

Incident - A55 : Eastbound : J32 Dolphin (Holywell) to J32B Halkyn : Incident : Accident : Lane closed : Slow moving vehicles (1.81m SW of Flint, )


A55 : Eastbound : J32 Dolphin (Holywell) to J32B Halkyn : Incident : Accident : Lane closed : Slow moving vehicles

Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 11:00
Map location: 53.2493,-3.1992

A55 Westbound

Incident - A55 : Westbound : J33 Northop (Flint/Mold) to J32 Dolphin (Holywell) : Incident : Accident : Lane closed : Slow moving vehicles (2.85m W of Connahs Quay, )


A55 : Westbound : J33 Northop (Flint/Mold) to J32 Dolphin (Holywell) : Incident : Accident : Lane closed : Slow moving vehicles

Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 13:50
Map location: 53.2138,-3.1354

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 eastbound between J12 and J11 | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.12m W of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J12 and J11, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3123,-2.6709

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 westbound between J11 and J12 | Westbound | Roadworks (2.06m W of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound between junctions J11 and J12, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3127,-2.6694

M56 Westbound

Roadworks - M56 J11 westbound access | Westbound | Roadworks (0.67m SW of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway westbound entry slip at junction J11 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3263,-2.6444

M62 Eastbound

Roadworks - M62 eastbound between J6 and J7 | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.45m E of Prescot, Merseyside)


On the M62 motorway eastbound between junctions J6 and J7, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 25 July 2014 to 30 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4009,-2.7769

M53 Southbound

Roadworks - M53 southbound between J3 and J4 | Southbound | Roadworks (3.45m W of Birkenhead, Wirral)


On the M53 motorway southbound between junctions J3 and J4, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.351,-3.0502

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 eastbound between J15 and J14 | Eastbound | Roadworks (3.42m W of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J15 and J14, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9:30 pm and 5 am, from 28 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 02:00
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2556,-2.8316

M53 Northbound

Roadworks - M53 J10 northbound exit | Northbound | Roadworks (1.83m SE of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M53 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J10 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm, from 25 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 09:50
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 53.261,-2.8759

M53 Southbound

Roadworks - M53 J10 southbound exit | Southbound | Roadworks (1.68m SE of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire)


On the M53 motorway southbound exit slip at junction J10 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm, from 25 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 09:50
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 53.2636,-2.8763

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 eastbound between J15 and J14 | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.36m W of Dunham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J15 and J14, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 25 July 2014 to 28 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 21:30
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.2556,-2.8316

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 J12 eastbound access | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.47m NE of Frodsham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J12 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 29 July 2014 to 5 am on 30 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 30 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3122,-2.7041

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 J12 eastbound access | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.47m NE of Frodsham, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J12 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 28 July 2014 to 5 am on 29 July 2014.

First report: 28 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3122,-2.7041

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 eastbound between J12 and J11 | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.12m W of Daresbury, Cheshire)


On the M56 motorway eastbound between junctions J12 and J11, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 9 pm on 28 July 2014 to 5 am on 29 July 2014.

First report: 28 July 2014 21:20
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.3123,-2.6709

M56 Eastbound

Roadworks - M56 J12 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Roadworks (1.45m NE of Frodsham, Cheshire)


The M56 motorway eastbound exit slip at junction J12 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 26 July 2014 to 5 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 20 July 2014 03:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 53.3121,-2.7047

M62 Eastbound

Roadworks - M62 J7 eastbound access | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.57m E of Prescot, Merseyside)


The M62 motorway eastbound entry slip at junction J7 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 26 July 2014 to 28 July 2014.

First report: 25 July 2014 15:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 53.4047,-2.741

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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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