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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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Demolition of bridge over M56

Work has been completed on the demolition of a bridge over the M56 near to Manchester Airport.

The work is part of improvements in the area, costing around £5.5m.

Machinery moves in on rubble around the area Credit: Highways Agency
The far side of the bridge demolished Credit: Highways Agency

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