LIVE: M6, M56, M53, M62 and A55 latest traffic and travel updates across Cheshire

Welcome to Cheshire Live’s rolling blog with the latest updates on the roads across the county.

We’ll be bringing you live traffic and travel updates from roads including the M6, M56, M53, M62 and the A55 as commuters travel home for the weekend.

Earlier today there were long delays on the M6 northbound between junction 22 at Newton Le Willows and junction 23 for Haydock, following a crash involving four vehicles.

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There is still heavy congestion in the area, stretching back to junction 21 for Woolston, but the incident has now been cleared with all lanes reopened.

An update on travel monitoring firm Inrix stated: “Very slow traffic due to earlier accident on M6 Northbound between J22 A49 Winwick Link Road (Newton Le Willows) and J23 A580 East Lancashire Road (Haydock).

“Congestion to before J21 (Woolston). In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 25 minutes. Lane three (of three) was closed until around 12.35pm.”

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