M56 Traffic Delays

Traffic delays for the M56 motorway in North West England. Latest travel news from official UK Traffic Delays open data sources.

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Latest M56 Motorway Congestion Reports

  • M56 J7 eastbound access | Eastbound | Congestion | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 08:30 and 08:45 on 26 May 2022. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 07:35:20 GMT

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Eastbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 J7 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2022 to 1 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 6 June 2022 to 11 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 June 2022 to 18 June 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J6 . 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 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2022 to 1 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 6 June 2022 to 11 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 June 2022 to 18 June 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . 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 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2022 to 1 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 6 June 2022 to 11 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 June 2022 to 18 June 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J5 . 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 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 30 May 2022 to 1 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 6 June 2022 to 11 June 2022. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 June 2022 to 18 June 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J14 and J12 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 J12 eastbound access | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J11 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J11 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 and J11 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 J11 eastbound exit | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:11 on 9 May 2022 to 06:00 on 17 September 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 06:50:28 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 2 November 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 05:45:12 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 2 November 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 06:06:35 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 4 April 2022 to 06:00 on 2 November 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 06:49:45 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J7 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 06:25:39 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J11 and J10 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 00:00 on 27 July 2023. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J3 and J3A | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J3A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J7 and J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 30 May 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J3 and J2 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 1 November 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT

Westbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 westbound between J10 and J11 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 20:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound within J11 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound at junction J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound within J12 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 J12 westbound exit | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 31 October 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 November 2022 to 06:00 on 7 November 2022. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 November 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound within J12 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 October 2022 to 06:00 on 14 November 2022.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound within J5 | Westbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 westbound at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 31 October 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 26 May 2022 05:53:17 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J12 and J14 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 00:00 on 31 December 2022.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J7 and J8 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J6 and J8 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 31 October 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J2 and J3 | Westbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 December 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J5 and J6 | Westbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 31 October 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J10 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 00:00 on 27 July 2023. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J7 and J8 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J5 and J8 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:52 on 1 June 2021 to 23:00 on 31 October 2022.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Wed, 25 May 2022 12:42:46 GMT

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  1. I have been stuck in standing traffic for over 20 minutes on the M56 and this sh&@e site is reporting ‘No congestion’! Well done!!

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