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M56 Junction 5 CCTV

Project status:   Completed
Region:  North West


Start date:   24 November 2014
End date:  10 April 2015


Type:   Improvement Scheme
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Improvement Scheme

Part of our programme of improvements (generally with value <£10m)

Cost:  £371,000


Managed by:   Area 10

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Where was the project located?

The works are at M56 junctions 6 just north of Manchester Airport.

Why was the scheme needed?

The scheme was needed as M56 junction 5 provides access to Manchester Airport and this area is heavily congested at peak times.  This scheme will install CCTV cameras at the junction enabling early identification of incidents facilitating reduced clear up time and reduced incident related congestion.

What work was carried out?

Works will involve installation of 3 CCTV cameras at M56 junctions 5.

How did this benefit road users?

As part of the Pinch Point Programme, this scheme aims to:

Help to reduce daily congestion.

Reduce journey times for the travelling public.

Improve safety.

How do I find out more information ?

If you have any queries about this project you should contact the Highways Agency Information Line by emailing ha_​info@​highways.​gsi.​gov.​uk or calling 0300 123 5000.