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Traffic incidents

The following traffic incidents and congestion for M56 have been reported by Highways England, Traffic Scotland, Traffic Wales or Transport for London (TfL) in the last two hours:

AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.28m from Wythenshawe.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester)and J3 (Altrincham) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.8m from Wythenshawe.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J1 (Didsbury) from A34.
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Cheadle.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 westbound between junctions J3A (Altrincham)and J3 (Altrincham) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.24m from Wythenshawe.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.14m from Wythenshawe.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury)and J5 (Manchester) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.5m from Wythenshawe.
AUTHORITYOPERATION
Location: The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester)and J3 (Altrincham) .
Reason: Police incident.
Status: Currently Active.
Time to clear: The event is expected to clear between 22:00 and 22:15 on 26 May 2020.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:45 and 22:00 on 26 May 2020.
Lanes closed: There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.8m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 20:42
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 26 May 2020.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Wythenshawe.
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 westbound between junctions J2 (Wythenshawe)and J5 (Manchester) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 26 May 2020.
CausePolice incident.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.82m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 20:24
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 May 2020.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury. CLEARED @ 17:23
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J10 (Northwich) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:00 and 16:15 on 26 May 2020.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Daresbury. CLEARED @ 16:02


There are no current incidents in this location.

M56 Roadworks

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Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J4 (Wythenshawe) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.28m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location: eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester)and J3 (Altrincham) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 1.8m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.29

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J1 (Didsbury) from A34.

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.58m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location: westbound between junctions J3A (Altrincham)and J3 (Altrincham) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.24m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.27

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J3A (Altrincham) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.14m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.27

Location: westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury)and J5 (Manchester) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 22:30 and 22:45 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 0.5m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location: eastbound between junctions J5 (Manchester)and J3 (Altrincham) .

Due to: Police incident.



Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 22:00 and 22:15 on 26 May 2020.

Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:45 and 22:00 on 26 May 2020.

Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Nearest town: 1.8m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.29

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J4 (Wythenshawe) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 21:15 and 21:30 on 26 May 2020.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location: westbound between junctions J2 (Wythenshawe)and J5 (Manchester) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 20:15 and 20:30 on 26 May 2020.

Cause : Police incident.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.82m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 17:15 and 17:30 on 26 May 2020.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J10 (Northwich) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 16:00 and 16:15 on 26 May 2020.
Nearest town: 2.39m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.58