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Current traffic in Wigan

: MAJOR EVENTAdvance warning: The Races 2015 MBNA Family Funday is taking place at Chester Racecourse and may have an impact on the traffic in Chester around 11:00.

27.45 miles from Wigan.

: OTHER UNPLANNEDOn the M62 westbound at junction J6 (Liverpool), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an incident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 am on 3 August 2015.

13.22 miles from Wigan.

: CONGESTIONOn the M66 northbound between junctions J2 (Bury) and J1 (Ramsbottom), there are currently delays of 30 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

14.6 miles from Wigan.

: CONGESTIONOn the A494 eastbound between the junctions with the A550 and the M56, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:45 pm.

25.92 miles from Wigan.

: CONGESTIONOn the M56 eastbound between the A494 Chester and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 40 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

23.74 miles from Wigan.

: CONGESTIONOn the M56 westbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 40 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

18.84 miles from Wigan.

: BRIDGE OR BARRIER REPAIRSThe M602 westbound will be closed between junctions J2 (Eccles) and J1 (M60/M62), due to barrier repairs, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 30 July 2015 to 1 August 2015.

11.69 miles from Wigan.

: BRIDGE OR BARRIER REPAIRSThe M602 eastbound will be closed between junctions J1 (M60/M62) and J2 (Eccles), due to barrier repairs, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 30 July 2015 to 1 August 2015.

11.72 miles from Wigan.

: BRIDGE OR BARRIER REPAIRSThe M6 northbound entry slip at junction J26 (Wigan) will be closed , due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 1 August 2015 to 3 August 2015.

3.51 miles from Wigan.

: BRIDGE OR BARRIER REPAIRSThe M6 northbound will be closed between junctions J26 (Wigan) and J27 (Parbold), due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 1 August 2015 to 3 August 2015.

3.43 miles from Wigan.

: OVERTURNED VEHICLEOn the M56 westbound exit slip at junction J14 (Helsby) , minor delays are possible due to an overturned vehicle closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

20.8 miles from Wigan.

: MULTIPLE VEHICLE ACCIDENTCLEARED @ 16:30On the M6 northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 15 mins due to a multi-vehicle accident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:45 pm.

22.49 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 16:30

: BROKEN DOWN VEHICLECLEARED @ 14:10On the M62 westbound between junctions J24 (Huddersfield) and J22 (Ripponden), minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:00 pm.

28.73 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 14:10

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:00On the M6 northbound between junctions J17 (Congleton) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier multi-vehicle accident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:30 pm.

22.49 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:00

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:20On the M56 westbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 30 mins due to an incident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

18.84 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:20

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:20On the M56 eastbound between the A494 Chester and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 30 mins caused by congestion due to an incident closing three lanes between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J12.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

23.74 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:20

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 18:50On the M6 southbound between junctions J20A (Chester) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

16.62 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:50

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:40On the M60 anti-clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

19.15 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 13:40

: CONGESTIONCLEARED @ 13:40On the M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

19.45 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 13:40

Roadworks

ROADWORKSCLEARED @ 15:00The M55 slip road to the M6 northbound will be closed , due to roadworks, from 7:40 pm on 1 August 2015 to 6 am on 2 August 2015.

18.08 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSThe M53 southbound exit slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 12 pm on 6 February 2015 to 5 am on 16 August 2015.

21.83 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSThe M53 southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 12 pm on 6 February 2015 to 5 am on 16 August 2015.

21.88 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSOn the A556 northbound between the junctions with the A5034 and the M56, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 8 April 2015 to 5 am on 4 August 2017.

16.39 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSAt the junction of the A556 and the M6 J19 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 25 March 2015 to 5 am on 30 August 2017.

18.51 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSThe M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 23 July 2015 to 30 September 2015.

19.45 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSOn the A556 southbound between the junctions with the M56 and the A5034, expect delays of up to 30 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 8 April 2015 to 5 am on 4 August 2017.

16.35 miles from Wigan.

ROADWORKSThe A56 northbound will be closed between the junctions with the M66 and the A681, due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 31 July 2015 to 6 am on 3 August 2015.

15.54 miles from Wigan.

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On the M56 westbound exit slip at junction J14 (Helsby) , minor delays are possible due to an overturned vehicle closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

20.8 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 16:30On the M6 northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 15 mins due to a multi-vehicle accident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:45 pm.

22.49 miles from Wigan.

The M6 northbound will be closed between junctions J26 (Wigan) and J27 (Parbold), due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 1 August 2015 to 3 August 2015.

3.43 miles from Wigan.

The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J26 (Wigan) will be closed , due to barrier repairs, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 1 August 2015 to 3 August 2015.

3.51 miles from Wigan.

The M602 eastbound will be closed between junctions J1 (M60/M62) and J2 (Eccles), due to barrier repairs, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 30 July 2015 to 1 August 2015.

11.72 miles from Wigan.

The M602 westbound will be closed between junctions J2 (Eccles) and J1 (M60/M62), due to barrier repairs, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 30 July 2015 to 1 August 2015.

11.69 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 14:10On the M62 westbound between junctions J24 (Huddersfield) and J22 (Ripponden), minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:00 pm.

28.73 miles from Wigan.

On the M56 westbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 40 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

18.84 miles from Wigan.

On the M56 eastbound between the A494 Chester and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 40 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier incident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

23.74 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:00On the M6 northbound between junctions J17 (Congleton) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier multi-vehicle accident.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:30 pm.

22.49 miles from Wigan.

On the A494 eastbound between the junctions with the A550 and the M56, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:45 pm.

25.92 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:20On the M56 westbound between junctions J12 (Runcorn) and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 30 mins due to an incident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

18.84 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:20On the M56 eastbound between the A494 Chester and J14 (Helsby), there are currently delays of 30 mins caused by congestion due to an incident closing three lanes between junctions J14 (Helsby) and J12.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

23.74 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 18:50On the M6 southbound between junctions J20A (Chester) and J19 (Northwich), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

16.62 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 13:40On the M60 anti-clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

19.15 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 13:40On the M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:45 pm.

19.45 miles from Wigan.

On the M66 northbound between junctions J2 (Bury) and J1 (Ramsbottom), there are currently delays of 30 mins due to heavy traffic .

Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 pm.

14.6 miles from Wigan.

On the M62 westbound at junction J6 (Liverpool), there are currently delays of 10 mins due to an incident closing three lanes.

Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 am on 3 August 2015.

13.22 miles from Wigan.

Advance warning: The Races 2015 MBNA Family Funday is taking place at Chester Racecourse and may have an impact on the traffic in Chester around 11:00.

27.45 miles from Wigan.

The next high tide is expected to be 5.21mAOD at Liverpool Gladstone, 01:36 on the 03/08/15.

Places most likely to be affected are:Fiddlers Ferry at 02:45 on the 03/08/15.Eastford Road at 03:00 on the 03/08/15.Arpley Bridge at 03:15 on the 03/08/15.

Kingsway North at 03:30 on the 03/08/15.It is possible that river levels may affect Arpley Road under the railway bridge.

The 2 high tides afterwards also have the potential to meet the flood alert criteria.

Tide 2 at 14:01 on 03/08/15 and Tide 3 at 02:21 on 04/08/15.

Further information on the next high tides will follow in due course once tide 1 has passed.

12.09 miles from Wigan.

A Flood Alert is in force for the high tide in the early hours of Monday 3rd August 2015.

Onshore flooding may occur on roads and promenades; some properties along the coast may be affected.

Environment Agency officers have checked defences and are monitoring sea levels and weather conditions.The tide is forecast to peak around 01:45 (BST).

We forecast that the tide will reach 5.46m AoD.

High water can be expected for 2 hours before and after the peak.

For conversion between AoD and local chart or port datums please check your tide tables.

26.09 miles from Wigan.

CLEARED @ 15:00The M55 slip road to the M6 northbound will be closed , due to roadworks, from 7:40 pm on 1 August 2015 to 6 am on 2 August 2015.

18.08 miles from Wigan.

The M53 southbound exit slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 12 pm on 6 February 2015 to 5 am on 16 August 2015.

21.83 miles from Wigan.

The M53 southbound entry slip at junction J2 (West Kirby) will be closed , due to roadworks, from 12 pm on 6 February 2015 to 5 am on 16 August 2015.

21.88 miles from Wigan.

On the A556 northbound between the junctions with the A5034 and the M56, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 8 April 2015 to 5 am on 4 August 2017.

16.39 miles from Wigan.

At the junction of the A556 and the M6 J19 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 25 March 2015 to 5 am on 30 August 2017.

18.51 miles from Wigan.

The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 23 July 2015 to 30 September 2015.

19.45 miles from Wigan.

On the A556 southbound between the junctions with the M56 and the A5034, expect delays of up to 30 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12 am on 8 April 2015 to 5 am on 4 August 2017.

16.35 miles from Wigan.

The A56 northbound will be closed between the junctions with the M66 and the A681, due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 31 July 2015 to 6 am on 3 August 2015.

15.54 miles from Wigan.

The A56 northbound entry slip from the A676 will be closed , due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 31 July 2015 to 6 am on 3 August 2015.

14.92 miles from Wigan.

On the M60 anti-clockwise between junctions J18 (Leeds) and J8 (Carrington), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12:45 pm on 13 August 2014 to 11:59 pm on 31 December 2017.

14.15 miles from Wigan.

On the M60 clockwise between junctions J8 (Carrington) and J18 (Leeds), expect delays of up to 30 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 12:45 pm on 13 August 2014 to 11:59 pm on 31 December 2017.

13.46 miles from Wigan.

The M66 northbound will be closed between junction J1 (Ramsbottom) and the A56, due to roadworks, from 10 pm on 31 July 2015 to 6 am on 3 August 2015.

14.47 miles from Wigan.

On the M6 northbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel) and J19 (Northwich), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 28 July 2015 to 7 August 2015.

22.49 miles from Wigan.

On the M6 southbound between junctions J18 (Holmes Chapel) and J16 (Stoke on Trent), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 14 July 2015 to 31 August 2015.

27.81 miles from Wigan.

On the M61 southbound between junctions J8 and J6, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 31 July 2015 to 4 August 2015.

3.63 miles from Wigan.

On the M61 northbound between junctions J6 and J8, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 8 pm and 5 am, from 31 July 2015 to 4 August 2015.

3.62 miles from Wigan.

At the junction of the M60 J18 (Leeds) and the M62 , expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 31 July 2015 to 7 August 2015.

14.82 miles from Wigan.

The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J19 (Middleton) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 31 July 2015 to 7 August 2015.

15.64 miles from Wigan.

The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J18 (Holmes Chapel) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 10 pm and 5 am, from 3 August 2015 to 7 August 2015.

25.94 miles from Wigan.

On the M6 southbound between junctions J19 (Northwich) and J16 (Stoke on Trent), expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 9 pm on 1 August 2015 to 5 am on 31 March 2018.

18.98 miles from Wigan.

The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J3 (Cheadle) will be closed , due to roadworks, between 9 pm and 5 am, from 3 August 2015 to 8 August 2015.

19.17 miles from Wigan.