Posted: Tue 12th Sep 2017

M56: Traffic back to normal following earlier collision near Runcorn

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Sep 12th, 2017

UPDATE: All lanes clear and traffic is running normally.


There are long delays this morning, (Tuesday, September 12) on the M56 if you’re heading away from Deeside following a collision near junction 12 for Runcorn. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The three car crash closed two lanes for a period of time and traffic has built up back to junction 15 – travel time between the two junctions is quoted as being over one hour. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There is also a lane closed on the M53 Northbound exit slip road due to J15 M56. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Latest Traffic Report:

Queueing traffic due to accident, now on the hard shoulder on M56 Eastbound at J12 A557 (Runcorn), congestion on M56 to J15 M53. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Travel time is around 1 hour and 5 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened. Lanes two and three (Of three) were closed until around 09:15. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Travel time is around 1 hour and 5 minutes. All lanes have been re-opened. Lanes two and three (Of three) were closed until around 09:15. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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