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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:

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 19:00 and 19:15 on 22 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Wythenshawe. CLEARED @ 19:13
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J6 (Hale) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 22 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 2.7m from Altrincham. CLEARED @ 19:13
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J6 (Hale) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:45 and 19:00 on 22 Jan 2020.
Nearest town: 2.58m from Altrincham. CLEARED @ 18:55


There are no current incidents in this location.

M56 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 WORKS
Location: The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) from M6 south.
Reason: Road repairs.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: from 22:31 on 22 Jan 2020 to 05:00 on 23 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Warrington.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 Jan 2020 to 8 Feb 2020.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.17m from Warrington.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) .
Reason: Roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 Jan 2020.
Lanes Closed: All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Warrington.

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:00 and 19:15 on 22 January 2020.
Nearest town: 1.22m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J6 (Hale) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 19:15 and 19:30 on 22 January 2020.
Nearest town: 2.7m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

Location: eastbound entry slip at junction J6 (Hale) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:45 and 19:00 on 22 January 2020.
Nearest town: 2.58m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.3

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) from M6 south.

Due to: Road repairs.



Period : from 22:31 on 22 January 2020 to 05:00 on 23 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Warrington.

53.35--2.5

Location: eastbound exit slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 23 January 2020 to 8 February 2020.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 4.17m from Warrington.

53.35--2.52

Location: westbound entry slip at junction J9 (Preston) .

Due to: Roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 23 January 2020.

Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Nearest town: 4.64m from Warrington.

53.35--2.5