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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 exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 05:00 and 05:15 on 24 Aug 2019.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury. CLEARED @ 05:06
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 02:30 and 02:45 on 24 Aug 2019.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury. CLEARED @ 02:33


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 between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .
Lane closures: The hard shoulder is closed.
Reason: Emergency roadworks.
Status: Currently Active.
Period: expect disruption until 05:00 on 31 Aug 2019.
Nearest town: 2.2m from Altrincham.

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 05:00 and 05:15 on 24 August 2019.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

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

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 02:30 and 02:45 on 24 August 2019.
Nearest town: 0.74m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

Location: westbound between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Due to: Emergency roadworks.



Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 31 August 2019.
Nearest town: 2.2m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.39