M56 closed near airport during busiest holiday period

Drivers across the North West are being reminded that the M56 has closed near Manchester Airport this weekend as the Highways Agency demolishes a bridge as part of its £5.5m pinch point improvement in the area.

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Bridge almost demolished over M56

Work is continuing to demolish the bridge over the M56 near Manchester Airport. The Highways Agency traffic camera has been providing pictures throughout the demolition.

Machinery moves in Credit: Highways Agency
Plants move around the bride Credit: Highways Agency
Most of the bridge is down Credit: Highways Agency

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