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Traffic incidents

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

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018.

0.69m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 Aug 2018 to 26 Aug 2018.

0.54m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 westbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018.
Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 Aug 2018 to 11:30 on 27 Aug 2018.

0.7m from Daresbury.

PUBLICEVENTLocation : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .
Name : Creamfields.
Reason : A major festival has been organised.
Status : Pending.
Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 Aug 2018 to 27 Aug 2018.
Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 Aug 2018 to 11:30 on 27 Aug 2018.

0.5m from Daresbury.

ACCIDENTLocation : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.
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 11:15 and 11:30 on 19 Aug 2018.
Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 19 Aug 2018.
Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

1.73m from Wythenshawe.

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 Aug 2018 to 06:00 on 20 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.29m from Ellesmere Port.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 Aug 2018 to 05:30 on 20 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.56m from Altrincham.

ROAD WORKSLocation : eastbound between junctions J9 (Preston)and J7 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 Aug 2018 to 05:30 on 20 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

5.07m from Warrington.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J4 (Wythenshawe)and J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 Aug 2018.

1.62m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 Aug 2018.

1.68m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 Aug 2018.

1.68m from Wythenshawe.

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 Aug 2018 to 24 Aug 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

0.59m from Wythenshawe.

ROAD WORKSLocation : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 17 Aug 2018 to 05:00 on 10 Dec 2018.

0.4m from Cheadle.

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Location : westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.

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 11:15 and 11:30 on 19 August 2018.

Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 11:15 and 11:30 on 19 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.

1.73m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1,2 and 3 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 19 August 2018 to 06:00 on 20 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.29m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.84

Location : westbound between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2018 to 05:30 on 20 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.56m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.46

Location : eastbound between junctions J9 (Preston)and J7 .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2018 to 05:30 on 20 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

5.07m from Warrington.

53.36--2.48

Location : westbound between junctions J4 (Wythenshawe)and J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 August 2018.

1.62m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location : westbound at junction J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 August 2018.

1.68m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

Location : westbound exit slip at junction J5 (Manchester) for Manchester Airport.

Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed.

Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 27 August 2018.

1.68m from Wythenshawe.

53.38--2.28

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

0.59m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 17 August 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks scheme.

Status : Currently Active.

Period : from 21:00 on 17 August 2018 to 05:00 on 24 August 2018.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location : eastbound between the A5117and junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 August 2018 to 06:00 on 1 September 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 September 2018 to 5 September 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

3.03m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.94

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 1 October 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location : westbound at junction J15 (Ellesmere Port) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2018 to 04:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

2.8m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.86

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

Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2018 to 04:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

2.51m from Ellesmere Port.

53.25--2.87

Location : westbound between junctions J10 (Northwich)and J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed.

Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2018 to 04:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

0.49m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.62

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 August 2018 to 05:30 on 23 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.81m from Warrington.

53.35--2.49

Location : eastbound.

Lane Closures : Lanes 1,2,3 and 4 will be closed.

Reason : Horticultural works are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 August 2018 to 05:30 on 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.17m from Warrington.

53.35--2.52

Location : westbound between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 August 2018 to 06:00 on 22 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

2.04m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.38

Location : eastbound between junctions J9 (Preston)and J7 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 August 2018 to 06:00 on 22 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.25m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.45

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

0.53m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury) from A34 and J5 (Manchester) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 December 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 23 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.4m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.23

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.47m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.26

Location : westbound between junctions J1 (Didsbury)and J3 (Altrincham) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

0.81m from Cheadle.

53.4--2.24

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

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.

0.76m from Wythenshawe.

53.39--2.27

Location : westbound exit slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 December 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.67m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

Location : eastbound entry slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 20 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

1.45m from Frodsham.

53.31--2.71

Location : eastbound between junctions J14 (Helsby)and J11 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 20 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

0.59m from Frodsham.

53.3--2.72

Location : westbound between junctions J11 (Runcorn)and J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 20 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

1.36m from Daresbury.

53.32--2.66

Location : eastbound exit slip at junction J12 (Runcorn) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 August 2018 to 20 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.

1.35m from Frodsham.

53.31--2.71

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

Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed.

Reason : Litter clearance is planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 20 August 2018 to 22 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

4.59m from Warrington.

53.36--2.5

Location : westbound between junctions J7and J9 (Preston) .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2018 to 06:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

3.8m from Altrincham.

53.36--2.44

Location : eastbound between junctions J9 (Preston)and J7 .

Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed.

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2018 to 06:00 on 21 August 2018.

Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.

4.5m from Warrington.

53.35--2.5

Location : westbound exit slip at junction J2 (Wythenshawe) .

Reason : Roadworks are planned.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : From 21:00 on 9 December 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.

Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.

0.67m from Wythenshawe.

53.4--2.25

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

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 August 2018 to 27 August 2018.

Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 August 2018 to 11:30 on 27 August 2018.

0.5m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.64

Location : westbound entry slip at junction J11 (Runcorn) .

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 23:30 and 01:00 from 23 August 2018 to 27 August 2018.

Schedule : From 10:00 on 27 August 2018 to 11:30 on 27 August 2018.

0.7m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65

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

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 August 2018 to 26 August 2018.

0.54m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.64

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

Name : Creamfields.

Reason : A major festival has been organised.

Status : Pending.

Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 13:30 from 23 August 2018 to 26 August 2018.

0.69m from Daresbury.

53.33--2.65