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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 between junctions J3 (Altrincham)and J2 (Wythenshawe) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 18 Oct 2019.
Delay: There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.18m from Wythenshawe.
CONGESTION
Location: The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J14 (Helsby) .
Reason: Congestion.
Status: Currently Active.
Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 18 Oct 2019.
Nearest town: 3.58m from Frodsham. CLEARED @ 12:09


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 J14 (Helsby)and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 Oct 2019 to 23 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.14m from Ellesmere Port.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M56 westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby)and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 Oct 2019 to 23 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.45m from Ellesmere Port.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M56 westbound between junction J15 (Ellesmere Port)and the A494 Chester.
Lane closures: Lane one will be closed.
Reason: Roadworks are planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 Oct 2019 to 23 Oct 2019.
Lanes Closed: There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.69m from Ellesmere Port.
ROAD WORKS
Location: The M56 westbound between junction J14 (Helsby)and the A494 Chester.
Reason: Roadworks scheme is planned.
Status: Pending.
Schedule: From 21:00 on 21 Oct 2019 to 06:00 on 23 Oct 2019.
Nearest town: 3.45m from Ellesmere Port.

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Location: eastbound between junctions J3 (Altrincham)and J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 18 October 2019.

Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
Nearest town: 0.18m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location: westbound exit slip at junction J14 (Helsby) .

Due to: Congestion.



Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:00 and 12:15 on 18 October 2019.
Nearest town: 3.58m from Frodsham.

53.27--2.8

Location: westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby)and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 23 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.14m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.85

Location: westbound between junctions J14 (Helsby)and J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 23 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Nearest town: 3.45m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.83

Location: westbound between junction J15 (Ellesmere Port)and the A494 Chester.

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Due to: Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 23 October 2019.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Nearest town: 2.69m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location: westbound between junction J14 (Helsby)and the A494 Chester.

Due to: Roadworks scheme is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 October 2019 to 06:00 on 23 October 2019.
Nearest town: 3.45m from Ellesmere Port.

53.26--2.83