Posted: Thu 19th Jan 2023

Overnight closures on the M56 this weekend have been cancelled

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jan 19th, 2023


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Proposed overnight closures on the M56 this week have been cancelled.

The M56 was scheduled to be closed between junctions 11 and 12 overnight on Saturday 21 January and Sunday 22 January, from 9pm until 6am. However, these closures have now been cancelled.

The closures were part of ongoing work to replace the A533 Expressway bridge.

Closures planned for next weekend will still be in place.



National Highways has said: “A series of overnight closures on the M56 had been due to begin this weekend as work continues on the replacement of the A533 Expressway bridge.

The closures of the M56 between junctions 11 and 12 overnight on Saturday 21 January and Sunday 22 January from 9pm until 6am have been cancelled.

The overnight closures planned for next weekend will still be in place. The M56 will be closed between junctions 11 and 12 on Saturday 28 January and Sunday 29 January from 9pm to 6am.

The new bridge, which had been constructed off-site, was lifted into place in November 2022 and work on the project continues. ”

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