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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Highways Agency begin demolition of bridge over M56

The Highways Agency has released a picture of the bridge over the M56 near Manchester Airport, as work begins to improve the area.

Plant machinery begins demolition Credit: Highways Agency

For all the information about what the closures mean for travelling to the airport, click here.

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