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.

Motorists are complaining of lengthy queues on the A483

A483 Posthouse Roundabout traffic misery as motorists face four-mile tailback

The £6m roadworks have resulted in a queue back to Rossett with some drivers complaining of a two hour delay

Overnight closures on the M56 in Cheshire will start on Thursday

Cheshire M56 overnight closures delayed

Ten nights of disruption as part of the £192m A556 link between M56 and M6 will start on Thursday not Tuesday

The M56 between junctions 12 and 14 has been the scene of an accident

Cheshire M56 scene of multiple vehicle collision

Congestion being caused between junctions 12-14 by people stopping to look at accident


Slow journey home for traffic using M56 near Chester

Two earlier accidents have caused traffic delays on the M56 motorway near Chester

M56 near junction 14

Man trapped in vehicle following M56 collision

Two lanes closed westbound between junctions 14 and 15

Chester's new MP is demanding answers over the ongoing roadworks at the Posthouse Roundabout

Chester MP demands answers over roadworks delays at A483 Posthouse roundabout

Chris Matheson says the 'chaos' on the A483 was one of the first issues in his in-tray for him to deal with

St Oswald's Way, Chester: Woman seriously injured in collision with car

The 29-year-old has been taken to hospital with serious injures

Overnight lane closures in Chester city centre could mean delays

Lanes will be closed overnight on St Oswald's Way

M56 motorists warned to be vigilant following serious collision

The accident is believed to be on the eastbound carriageway between junctions 12 and 14

Police are advising motorists to avoid the area after a two-vehicle collision on the A41

A41 closed between Broxton and Grindley Brook following collision

Police have advised motorists to avoid the area

Elton couple take in injured dog found on M56 slip road

Chance's surgery has cost £3,000 and new owners are appealing for donations

ITC Luxury Travel celebrates successful year by taking employees on holiday

Delighted staff surprised with trip to Tenerife resort

Children filmed sitting on M56 central reservation watching cars speed past at 70mph

Worried motorists dialled 999 after seeing the youngsters on the central reservation close to the spot where two boys were killed in 2007

The A483 northbound near the Posthouse roundabout, where road works are ongoing

Chester roads: A483 Posthouse roundabout roadworks delayed by seven weeks

£6m scheme has been put back until June 28 due to 'additional bridge strengthening works'

Air Ambulance
Traffic jams northbound on the A483 near Gresford due to roadworks at the Posthouse roundabout

A483 Posthouse roundabout works on track to meet completion deadline

But motorists complain of yet more traffic jam misery due to 'out of sync' traffic lights, which will remain until the May 10 finish date

Graham Evans MP supported the campaign to save the phone boxes

Election 2015: We ask Graham Evans

We put four questions to the Conservative candidate for Weaver Vale

Election 2015: We ask Mary Di Mauro

We put four questions to the Weaver Vale Lib Dem candidate

Election 2015: We ask Chris Copeman

We put four questions to the Weaver Vale Green Party candidate

We want answers, say Saughall residents affected by traveller convoy

Travellers stayed for four days before being moved off

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