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.

Two lorries have collided on the M56 near Frodsham, closing the slip road

Thousands ignore no entry signs in Chester

Police vow to clamp down on motorists breaching rules in place in Cuppin Street and Whitefriars

Woman dies after being hit by train at Port Sunlight

Disruption to services between Chester and Liverpool following the incident earlier today

Anti-frackers protest at seismic testing in Chester and Ellesmere Port

'Thumper trucks' carry out seismic tests on Parkgate Road and on Chester's Greyhound Retail Park

No one hurt as car and lorry collide on M56 near Hapsford

Woman dropped at service station following crash on M56

Delays on M56 as car and tanker collide

No one is thought to have been hurt in the crash

Two-vehicle collision on the M56 near Hapsford causing congestion

Collision on M56 near Hapsford causes rush hour mayhem

Police advise motorists to avoid the area

Tarvin villagers vow to crack down on speeding drivers

Concerns cars are using road as 'rat run'

Weekend roadworks at junction 15 of the M56 until November

Delays expected as £600,000 worth of resurfacing takes place

The bridge at the end of Westminster Road

Chester bridge between Hoole and Boughton soon to reopen

Work gets under way to allow access to vital link for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists


Two people killed on M56 near Frodsham

  • M56

Police confirm two fatalities following pile-up on the motorway near junction 12

Lorry stuck under bridge in Frodsham adds to traffic chaos

Lorry stuck near Castle Park as traffic is diverted from M56 following serious motorway collision

Casualty hospitalised following M56 pile-up

Two others remain trapped in their vehicles


M56 near Frodsham closed following pile-up

Police advise motorists to avoid the area for 'a long time'

Traffic will diverted from Hoole roundabout while it is closed for four days

Public complains that roadworks in Chester are not coordinated

Some of work is due to opening of new superrmarkets Waitrose and Asda

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3

Lorry driver arrested after man killed in M53 crash released on police bail

Two people remain seriously ill in hospital following nine-vehicle smash on Wirral

Emergency services at an RTC on M53 between Junction 3 and 4, Wirral. The M53 was closed at junction 3

Chester HGV driver arrested following fatal collision on M53

One man killed and four injured in crash near Woodchurch, Wirral

Nuns Road in Chester

Chester Inner Ring Road partially closed for two weeks from October 6

Nuns Road, Grosvenor Road and Grosvenor Roundabout among areas affected

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