Posted: Wed 13th Apr 2022

Delays on M56 heading towards North Wales due to a “carriageway defect” – again!

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 13th, 2022

Two lanes of the M56 are closed in Cheshire due to a “carriageway defect.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

It follows a similar closure on the same stretch on Monday for the same reason. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

National Highways has said that two lanes are closed westbound between junction 12, Runcorn and junction 14 Stanlow as a result of the carriageway defect. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Contractors are on the way to carry out repairs. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Lates traffic report states: “Two lanes closed and queueing traffic due to emergency repairs on M56 Westbound from J12 A557 (Runcorn) to J14 A5117 (Chester Services / Helsby). Congestion to J11 (Preston Brook). Lanes one and two (of three) are closed.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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