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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:


There are no current incidents in this location.

A56 Roadworks

The following roadworks have been reported by various highways agencies and official transport sources. Click on a roadworks item to view more details on the traffic map.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound exit slip to the A681 .

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:50 on 17 Aug 2018 to 05:00 on 18 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

5.14m from Accrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound between the M66 and the junction with the A680 Haslingden South .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 18 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

5.27m from Bury.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between the A680 and the junction with the A681 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 18 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.7m from Accrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound exit slip to the A681 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Aug 2018.

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

5.13m from Accrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between the A681 and the junction with the M66 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.22m from Accrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between the A681 and the junction with the M66 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Aug 2018.

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

5.1m from Bacup.

ROAD WORKSLocation : southbound between the A680 and the junction with the A681 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 19 Aug 2018.

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

4.5m from Accrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : northbound entry slip from the A679 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 00:00 on 17 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 18 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.69m from Accrington.

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Location : southbound exit slip to the A681 .

Reason : Road repairs.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:50 on 17 August 2018 to 05:00 on 18 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

5.14m from Accrington.

53.69--2.32

Location : northbound between the M66 and the junction with the A680 Haslingden South .

Lane Closures : Lane one is closed.

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 18 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

5.27m from Bury.

53.68--2.31

Location : southbound between the A680 and the junction with the A681 .

Reason : Roadworks.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 18 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.

4.7m from Accrington.

53.7--2.33

Location : southbound exit slip to the A681 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 August 2018 to 06:00 on 19 August 2018.

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

5.13m from Accrington.

53.69--2.32

Location : southbound between the A681 and the junction with the M66 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 August 2018 to 06:00 on 19 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

5.22m from Accrington.

53.69--2.31

Location : southbound between the A681 and the junction with the M66 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 August 2018 to 06:00 on 19 August 2018.

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

5.1m from Bacup.

53.69--2.31

Location : southbound between the A680 and the junction with the A681 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 22:00 on 18 August 2018 to 06:00 on 19 August 2018.

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

4.5m from Accrington.

53.7--2.33

Location : northbound entry slip from the A679 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 00:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.69m from Accrington.

53.77--2.33

Location : northbound between the A679 and the junction with the M65 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 00:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018.

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

0.64m from Accrington.

53.77--2.33

Location : southbound exit slip to the A679 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 August 2018 to 23 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.82m from Accrington.

53.77--2.33

Location : southbound entry slip from the A679 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 August 2018 to 06:00 on 29 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.8m from Accrington.

53.77--2.33

Location : northbound between the A680 Haslingden North and the junction with the M65 .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2018 to 06:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

1.19m from Accrington.

53.75--2.34

Location : southbound between the M65 and the junction with the A680 .

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 August 2018 to 06:00 on 24 August 2018.

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

1.29m from Accrington.

53.78--2.33

Location : southbound between the M65 and the junction with the A680 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 August 2018 to 23 August 2018.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 August 2018 to 06:00 on 29 August 2018.

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

1.29m from Accrington.

53.78--2.33

Location : southbound between the M65 and the junction with the A680 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 August 2018 to 06:00 on 28 August 2018.

1.29m from Accrington.

53.78--2.33

Location : northbound between the A679 and the junction with the M65 .

Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 00:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 21 August 2018.

0.69m from Accrington.

53.77--2.33