M56 junctions 6 to 8 smart motorway

Improving the M56 motorway between junction 6 (Manchester Airport) and junction 8 (Bowdon) by making it a smart motorway.

Region:  North West
Start date:  Spring 2020
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  Spring 2021
Programme:  North West smart motorways

Progress report

In winter 2019 – based on feedback from our customers and stakeholders of their experiences on our network – we announced changes to our smart motorway programme across the North West to reduce the impact of concurrent roadworks on our customers.

This means the M56 junctions 6-8 scheme will begin 12 months later than originally planned.

In the meantime, we're continuing to talk to various stakeholders such as parish councils and businesses so that we take into account their views on this scheme which links north-east Cheshire with Manchester Airport and Manchester city centre.

What's next?

From spring 2020, construction will involve adding a total of eight miles of lanes to the motorway between the junctions and upgrading it to a smart motorway.

If you have any questions before or during construction you can get in touch by phone, email or post at the details provided under ‘contact us’.

This scheme is part of a wider programme of smart motorways investment across the North West.

Timeline

Event Date
Spring 2020 Construction begins
Spring 2021 Road open for traffic

Why we need this scheme

This four-mile stretch of road, which is linked to several arterial trunk roads, is a vital part of the network for commuters travelling into Manchester city centre. This section of the M56 carries in excess of 100,000 vehicles per day.

This scheme is part of our programme to add capacity to the existing strategic road network in order to support economic growth and maintain mobility.

Aims

It is expected that this smart motorway scheme will:

  • increase motorway capacity and reduce congestion on this key route into Manchester
  • smooth traffic flows
  • provide more reliable journey times to Manchester Airport
  • increase and improve the quality of information for the driver, for example, through variable messaging signs (in relation to the operation of the motorway)

Scheme in detail

Smart motorways are a technology-driven approach to tackling the most congested parts of the motorway network, improving journey reliability by controlling the flow and speed of traffic. Smart motorways also support the economy by providing much-needed capacity on the busiest motorways, while maintaining safety for road users and those who work on the roads.

The existing M56 is a rural dual three-lane motorway with a hard shoulder, with the exception of sections on both carriageways near junction 7 where the hard shoulder has been converted into additional running lanes. This new scheme includes the conversion of the hard shoulder between junction 6 and 7 and westbound through junction 6 into a running lane.

The scheme involves:

  • Converting the hard shoulder to create a new additional permanent traffic lane between junctions 6 and 8, increasing capacity to reduce congestion.
  • New electronic information signs and signals and CCTV cameras on overhead gantries. These will show variable mandatory speed limits and manage traffic flow and incidents.
  • Installing remotely operated temporary traffic management signs along the entire route, which form a key safety feature of the works.
  • Four new emergency areas (EAs) to provide an area of relative safety following a breakdown.
  • New emergency roadside telephones in each emergency area. These will connect you directly to our Regional Control Centres and pinpoint your location.
  • Replacing the central reservation with a new rigid concrete barrier between junctions 6 and 8 to help increase safety.
  • The provision of new low-noise surfacing on lanes 1 and 4 on both sides of the carriageway.

Contact us

There are several ways you can contact us to discuss the M56 junctions 6 to 8 smart motorways scheme.

Phone: 0300 123 5000

Email: M56J6-8SmartMotorway@highwaysengland.co.uk

Mailing address: M56 J6-8, Highways England, 2 Colmore Square, Birmingham, B4 6BN.

Environmental impact

Potential environmental impacts and measures to minimise them are investigated as part of this scheme.

The key issues considered include:

  • understanding the presence of protected species
  • understanding potential changes to air quality
  • minimising the loss of existing visual screening provided by vegetation
  • understanding potential changes to noise and vibration
  • identifying measures to minimise disturbance to human and ecological receptors

An environmental screening exercise indicates that it is unlikely there will be any significant negative effects resulting from this scheme.

However, as part of our works, we will:

  • Introduce a new low noise surface on lanes 1 and 4
  • Deliver the scheme through an ongoing approach to environmental management through a dedicated Outline Environmental Management Plan

If you would like to view a copy of the Environmental Impact Assessment screening, Environmental Assessment Report or Outline Environment Management Plan, please search the ‘Media and Documents’ area of this webpage.

Project media files and documents

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J19 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 05:30 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:32 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:30 on 21 February 2019 to 05:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:02 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:30 on 21 February 2019 to 05:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:02 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 24 February 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 4 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:02 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 24 February 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 27 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 4 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:02 am
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 25 February 2019 to 2 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 4 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:02 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J19 and J16 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:01 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There are three of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 10:07 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:02 on 20 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:02 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J21A from M62 westbound. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:01 pm
Location : The M6 southbound at junction J20A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:52 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:05 on 20 February 2019 to 05:00 on 8 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:05 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:03 on 20 February 2019 to 05:00 on 8 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:03 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:01 on 20 February 2019 to 05:00 on 8 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:01 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 31 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:38 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:18 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:17 pm
Location : The M56 westbound at junction J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 2 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:25 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 00:30 on 14 January 2019 to 05:00 on 2 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:25 pm
Location : The M602 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:25 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 2 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:04 pm
Location : The M602 westbound at junction J1 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:03 pm
Location : The M602 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 22:01 on 13 December 2018 to 06:00 on 31 March 2020.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 6:03 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 28 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:53 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 17:00 on 1 March 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:33 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 21 February 2019 to 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:01 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 21 February 2019 to 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:31 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J12 From M602 Westbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J12 from M62 Eastbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:22 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J27 and J25 . Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 05:00 on 22 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 3:02 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J21A from M62 Westbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J11 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M602 westbound at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J21A from M62 westbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J13 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J12 and J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise at junction J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Schedule : From 22:00 on 27 February 2019 to 06:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 4 March 2019 to 06:00 on 5 March 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 6 March 2019 to 8 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The A5103 northbound between the junctions with the M56 and the M60 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J3A . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 northbound between the junctions with the M56 and the M60 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J5 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 northbound at the junction with the M60 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 southbound between the junctions with the M60 and the M56 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Schedule : From 00:45 on 28 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 southbound between the junctions with the M60 and the M56 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Schedule : From 00:45 on 28 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 northbound between the junctions with the M56 and the M60 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 southbound at the junction with the M60 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Schedule : From 00:45 on 28 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The M56 westbound between junctions J3A and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Schedule : From 00:45 on 28 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The A5103 southbound between the junctions with the M60 and the M56 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:30 and 05:30 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Schedule : From 00:45 on 28 February 2019 to 05:30 on 28 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:42 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:32 pm
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J21A . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 15 April 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M602 eastbound at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M6 northbound at junction J21A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 March 2019 to 06:00 on 14 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound entry slip at junction J11 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J11 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 East. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J12 from M62 Eastbound. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise 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 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 February 2019 to 10:00 on 24 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 February 2019 to 06:00 on 1 March 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 5 March 2019 to 06:00 on 6 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J6 and J8 through lane. Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J5 and J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 05:00 on 23 February 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 21 February 2019 to 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:22 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J13 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 4 May 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:53 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J12 and J10 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 4 May 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 7:53 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 for A34. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 for A34. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:12 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:30 on 24 February 2019 to 17:00 on 24 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 3:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 05:30 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:02 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J21 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 05:30 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:02 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J2 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 March 2019 to 05:00 on 3 March 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J3 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 28 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:52 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J21A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:16 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J11 and J12 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 12:30 on 5 December 2018 to 05:00 on 31 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:16 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:16 am
Location : The M602 eastbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 16:00 on 31 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:15 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise at junction J1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 March 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:15 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 West. Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:59 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:15 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J21 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:52 on 21 January 2019 to 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:15 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J21A and J21 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 December 2021.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:14 am
Location : The M602 eastbound entry slip at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 for A34. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J20 and J21 . Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 25 February 2019 to 05:00 on 26 February 2019. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 February 2019 to 05:00 on 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M56 eastbound between junctions J3 and J1 for A34. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound exit slip at junction J21 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M62 westbound 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 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J10 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J8 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 05:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M56 westbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J9 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J10 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 04:00 on 24 February 2019 to 14:00 on 24 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 northbound. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:30 from 22 February 2019 to 24 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise entry slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M56 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M56 westbound at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 25 February 2019 to 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J13 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J21A to M62 East. Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M602 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 17:00 from 25 February 2019 to 26 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise 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 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J10 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am

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