Road closures: a dozen for Trafford drivers this week

Drivers in and around Trafford will have 12 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around Trafford will have 12 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And six of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing holdups of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that six closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

A556, from 8pm November 30 to 6am December 12, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M56 eastbound, junction 9 to junction 5 - carriageway closure for Electrical works.

A556, from 8pm October 26 to 6am December 17, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M56 eastbound and westbound, J3A to J8 - Lane closure for improvement works.

A5103, from 8pm November 26 to 6am December 20, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M56 westbound, junction 5 to 8 carriageway closure due to improvement works.

M56, from 8pm October 15 2022 to 6am January 13 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M56 eastbound and westbound, J3a to J5 - Lane closure for barrier/Fence Safety Repairs.

A5103, from 8pm August 15 2022 to 5am January 28 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A5103 northbound, Palatine Rd to M60 clockwise, junction 5 - Lane closure for barrier/Fence Safety Repairs.

M56, from 4.36pm January 13 2020 to 6am January 1 2025, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): No closures allowed unless 5k away between, junction 8 and M60 both directions.

And a further six closures will begin over the next seven days:

A5103, from 9pm December 5 to 5am December 7, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 clockwise, junction 4 to junction 5 - carriageway closure for barrier/fence safety repairs.

M60, from 11pm December 5 to 6am December 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 clockwise J9 to J11 - Lane closure for inspection/survey.

M60, from 11pm December 10 to 5.30am December 11, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 clockwise, junction 4 to junction 6 - lane closure for drainage.

M60, from 9pm December 14 to 6am December 20, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 both directions J5 to J8 - carriageway closure for inspection/survey.

M60, from 11pm December 16 to 5.30am December 19, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 both directions, junction 9 to junction 12 - lane closure for barriers.

M56, from 8pm December 19 2022 to 6am January 31 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M56 eastbound and westbound, J3A to J8 - Lane closure for carriageway - Reconstruction/Renewal.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.