M56 Traffic Delays

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Eastbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 eastbound between J14 and J12 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J14 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 3 December 2021 to 06:00 on 4 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 21:13:10 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J14 and J12 | Eastbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J15 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 November 2021 to 05:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:35 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 29 November 2021 to 4 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 6 December 2021 to 9 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Sat, 27 Nov 2021 05:02:58 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J4 and J3 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 29 November 2021 to 4 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 6 December 2021 to 9 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Sat, 27 Nov 2021 05:02:58 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 : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:30 on 27 November 2021.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Sat, 27 Nov 2021 08:00:07 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J15 and J14 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire West and Chester

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J15 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:30 on 30 November 2021 to 05:00 on 1 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire West and Chester Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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 29 November 2021 to 3 December 2021. Schedule : From 20:00 on 3 December 2021 to 07:00 on 4 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 November 2021 to 07:00 on 4 December 2021.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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 29 November 2021 to 3 December 2021. Schedule : From 20:00 on 3 December 2021 to 07:00 on 4 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between A494 and J15 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire West and Chester

    Location : The M56 eastbound between the A494 Chester and junction J15 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 November 2021 to 05:00 on 29 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire West and Chester Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:08:55 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 eastbound to M6 J20 northbound/A50 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 to A50. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 eastbound to M6 J20/A50 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J10 and J9 | Eastbound | Road Works | Warrington

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J10 and J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021.
    M56 Warrington Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 eastbound to A50 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J10 and J9 to A50. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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 : From 20:00 on 27 November 2021 to 07:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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 : From 20:00 on 27 November 2021 to 07:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J9 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 November 2021 to 07:00 on 28 November 2021.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 eastbound exit for A34 | Eastbound | Road Works | Stockport District

    Location : The M56 eastbound exit slip at junction J1 for A34. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 29 November 2021 to 3 December 2021. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 6 December 2021 to 10 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    M56 Stockport District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:08:09 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J4 and J3 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:03 on 26 November 2021 to 05:00 on 9 December 2021.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 20:03:57 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
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:04:20 GMT
  • M56 eastbound within J6 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:08:49 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 31 March 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:41:12 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J6 and J5 | Eastbound | Road Works | Manchester District

    Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J6 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane 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
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:38:52 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
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:49:41 GMT
  • M56 eastbound between J7 and 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 31 March 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 17:06:27 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 13:42 on 7 October 2021 to 06:00 on 31 March 2022.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 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
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • link road from M53 southbound J11 to M56 eastbound J15 | Eastbound | Road Works | Cheshire West and Chester

    Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J15 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 31 December 2021.
    M56 Cheshire West and Chester Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT

Westbound M56 Roadworks and Delays

  • M56 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J7 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 3 December 2021 to 5 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 21:13:15 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J11 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 3 December 2021 to 06:00 on 4 December 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 21:13:10 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J12 and J14 | Westbound | Road Works | Halton

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J11 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 November 2021 to 05:00 on 30 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    M56 Halton Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 11:03:18 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 westbound to A50 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J9 to A50. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J8 and J9 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J7 and J9 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 westbound to M6 J20 northbound/A50 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J9 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • link road from M56 J9 westbound to A50 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J7 and J9 to A50. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 November 2021 to 05:00 on 28 November 2021.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT
  • M56 J7 westbound exit | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire East

    Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 3 December 2021 to 06:00 on 4 December 2021. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Sat, 27 Nov 2021 06:05:45 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 30 April 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 19:03:54 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 30 April 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Manchester District Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:50:27 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 30 April 2022. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:10:57 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 30 April 2022.
    M56 Cheshire East Live Traffic News
    Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:04:31 GMT
  • M56 westbound between J15 and A494 | Westbound | Road Works | Cheshire West and Chester

    Location : The M56 westbound between junction J15 and the A494 Chester. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:30 on 31 December 2021.
    M56 Cheshire West and Chester Live Traffic News
    Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:03:37 GMT

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