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M56 J5 - 7 Resurfacing works

National Highways are carrying out essential overnight resurfacing works on both sides of the M56 between Junction 4 and Junction 7. Works are due to start on Monday 10th June 2024 and completed by August 2024. Closures will take place between 21:00 and 05:00, Monday to Friday, and extending to 07:00 on Saturdays. This will include a mix of full overnight closures and slip closures.

Signed diversion routes will be in place.

Delays are expected, please allow extra time for your journeys.

Eastbound overnight closures on: -

M56 Eastbound junction 6 to 4

  • Tuesday 11th - Wednesday 12th June

  • Monday 8th - Wednesday 10th July

M56 Eastbound Junction 6 to 5

  • Thursday 13th - Friday 14th June

  • Monday 24th - Thursday 27th June

  • Thursday 4th - Friday 5th July

M56 Eastbound Junction 7 to 5

  • Monday 17th - Friday 21st June

M56 Eastbound closures - diversion map


Westbound overnight closures on: -

M56 Westbound Junction 5 to 6

  • Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th July

  • Thursday 18th - Friday 19 July

  • Monday 22nd - Friday 26th July

  • Monday 29th - Tuesday 30th July

  • Sunday 4th August

  • Thursday 8th - Friday 9th August

Check for any closures or congestion on Traffic England before you travel.