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Manchester Airport Passengers Warned About M56 Roadworks

  • Friday 20 Feb 15...
  • Holidaymakers flying from Manchester Airport should be aware of scheduled roadworks...
  • Areas affected include junction 6 at Hale and junction 5 at Manchester Airport...
  • The M56 motorway will be totally closed in both directions between these junctions...
  • Roadworks are scheduled between 10pm on Friday February, 27, and 5am on Monday, March 2....
  • The Highways Agency urges passengers to allow extra time in their journeys...
  • Updates to follow...

Holidaymakers jetting off from Manchester Airport are being urged to allow extra time for their journey as the M56 will be closed for the whole weekend at the end of the month.

Affected areas include junction 6 at Hale and junction 5 at Manchester Airport with the M56 motorway totally closed in both directions between these junctions between 10pm on Friday February, 27, and 5am on Monday, March 2.

At the moment, the Highways Agency recommends allowing extra time in your journey to the airport. We will update you as soon as there is more news.