Traffic and Travel

Cheshire West has major motorways such as the M56 and M6 running through it as well as a range of A and B roads plus a vast network of small country lanes running through rural and suburban areas. Cheshire West and Chester Council is the highway authority for the area.

Malpas residents back petition to save play area

Campaign to protect land being used by developers

The A483 was heavily congested after traffic lights failed updated

Roadworks at Posthouse roundabout near Chester to take an extra six weeks to complete

Latest timetable puts end of project as May 10            

Traffic disruption on M56 westbound following accident

Two vehicles collided between junctions 12 and 14

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a crash on the A56 in Mickle Trafford

Cyclist airlifted to hospital following Mickle Trafford collision

Motorists advised to avoid area after A56 crash

Cheshire Police updated

Collisions in Mickle Trafford and Tarporley cause traffic disruption

Crash involving cyclist and vehicle on the A56 Chester Road

Work to fix Posthouse Roundabout traffic lights delayed as engineer was stuck in jams

Some motorists delayed for up to two hours after temporary signals at the A483 junction with Wrexham Road got stuck on red

M56 to close near Manchester Airport this weekend

Drivers warned to avoid motorway as new bridge is installed near Manchester Airport

A broken down vehicle which had closed lane 4 of the M56 between junctions 12 and 14 eastbound causing traffic to slow

More accidents on notorious stretch of the M56 near Chester

Collision and broken-down crane cause disruption between Hapsford and Runcorn

Woman released after two-vehicle collision at Grindley Brook near Cheshire-Shropshire border

Casualty was removed on a spinal board before being handed over to paramedics

A woman passenger from this blue Subaru was cut from the vehicle following an accident in Vicars Cross on Monday, February 23

Woman cut from car following rush hour collision at Vicars Cross junction

Two cars involved in accident at A41/A51 traffic lights

Police appeal after scooter rider dies following collision on Hoole bridge

Witnesses to the accident at 6.30pm on Sunday, February 22, are asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101

Serious rush-hour congestion on outskirts of Chester following accident

A550 Welsh Road closed North Wales-bound and police advise motorist to avoid the area

Dogs left to wander across busy A51 cause traffic chaos

Woman 'shocked' at lack of supervision as traffic backed up for half an hour

Car fire on A55 near Chester

Car on fire on A55 causing delays

Fire crews currently on the scene

Roadworks are planned for Parkgate Road in Chester

Parkgate Road works postponed to help ease disruption for drivers around Chester

Resurfacing scheme delayed until March to counter impact of existing roadworks

Commuters urged to ditch the car for Travel Smarter Challenge 2015

Weekly prizes for those opting to walk, cycle or lift-share to and from work

Railway work to close road in Saltney

Green Lane will be closed from February 14 to March 9

A car and two HGV lorries were involved in a collision between junction 39 of the A55 and junction 38 westbound between the A41 and A483 Posthouse roundabout exits shortly after 7.30am on Wednesday, February 11 updated

Car and lorries collide during rush hour near the Posthouse roundabout in Chester

Motorists advised to avoid area following incident between junctions 39 and 38 on the A55

Accident on M53 southbound causes delays

Accident on M53 near Chester causes severe rush hour disruption

Two lanes blocked between M56 junction 11 and A55 junction 12

Seven mile tailbacks cause traffic chaos on the A483 up to Gresford from the Posthouse roundabout

More traffic chaos expected due to Posthouse roundabout lane closure

One lane of the northbound A483 carriageway will close for the day as emergency utility work is carried out


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