Long delays on the M55 as outside lane closed in both directions

There are significant delays on the M55 eastbound.
There are significant delays on the M55 eastbound.
0
Have your say

There are major delays for drivers on the M55 after the outside lane in both directions was closed.

Traffic on the eastbound carriageway is being particularly badly affected by the miles of cones blocking off the outside lane.

The outside lane has been closed for maintenance of the central grass verge.

The outside lane has been closed for maintenance of the central grass verge.

Highways maintenance teams have been working for days on the central reservation, cutting the grass in long sections.

READ MORE >>> M6 motorists face further delays after second lorry breaks down in 6-mile tailback caused by earlier jackknifed lorry in Wigan

But now that the workers are approaching the Broughton interchange with the M6, rush hour traffic is facing tailbacks.

It follows similar delays for commuters this morning - and a six mile tailback on the M6.

It is not yet known when the maintenance work will be completed.