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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M53 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

ACCIDENT
Location: The M53 southbound between junctions J3 (Tranmere) and J4 (Heswall) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.
Reason: Road traffic collision.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 Nov 2019.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 Nov 2019.
Lanes closed: There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.93m from Birkenhead.
CONGESTION
Location: The M53 southbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Chester) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.87m from Ellesmere Port.
CONGESTION
Location: The M53 southbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Chester) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 12 Nov 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.78m from Chester. CLEARED @ 08:32


There are no current incidents in this location.

M53 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.

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Location: southbound between junctions J3 (Tranmere) and J4 (Heswall) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 are closed.

Due to: Road traffic collision.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 November 2019.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:15 and 10:30 on 12 November 2019.

Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.93m from Birkenhead.

53.36--3.07

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Chester) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 15 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.87m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.86

Location: southbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn) and J12 (Chester) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:45 and 09:00 on 12 November 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 2.78m from Chester.

53.21--2.85