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 J2 westbound exit | Westbound | Congestion | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 12:15 and 12:30 on 8 April 2020. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:13:25 GMT

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Eastbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:17:11 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J4 and J3 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:16:10 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J2 and J1 | Eastbound | Road Works | Stockport District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Stockport District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:16:10 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:13:26 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J7 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J15 and J7 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:54:25 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J10 and J9 | Eastbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J12 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:16 on 31 March 2020 to 05:00 on 4 July 2020.
    M56 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:33:42 GMT
  • link road from M53 northbound J11 to M56 eastbound J15 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire West and Chester

    Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J15 from the M53 northbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 8 April 2020 to 06:00 on 9 April 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Cheshire West and Chester Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 05:36:43 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J10 and J9 | Eastbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J12 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 April 2020 to 05:00 on 9 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 15 April 2020 to 18 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 20 April 2020 to 25 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 April 2020 to 2 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:15:47 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J14 and J12 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 05:00 on 15 April 2020 to 20:00 on 21 April 2020.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:12:31 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J10 and J9 | Eastbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J11 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 8 June 2020 to 13 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 15 June 2020 to 20 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 22 June 2020 to 27 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:41:20 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:22:49 GMT

Westbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J12 and J14 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:19 on 3 April 2020 to 05:00 on 15 April 2020.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:40:29 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J12 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 8 April 2020 to 10 April 2020. Schedule : From 21:00 on 14 April 2020 to 05:00 on 15 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:20:52 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J10 and J11 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J9 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 April 2020 to 05:00 on 9 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 15 April 2020 to 18 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 20 April 2020 to 25 April 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 April 2020 to 2 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:17:55 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 : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 8 April 2020.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Wed, 08 Apr 2020 04:05:51 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J7 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 14 April 2020 to 16 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:48:37 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J10 and J11 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J9 and J11 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:11 on 6 April 2020 to 05:00 on 4 July 2020.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:41:21 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 : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 31 May 2020.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:22:42 GMT

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