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Dangerous entry onto M56 at J6 towards Manchester

Reported via desktop in the Road markings category anonymously at 08:08, Monday 11 October 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

Give way markings are too close to the blind bend, with insufficient run-up, making it a v dangerous approach onto the motorway at jct 6 M56 eastbound to Mcr.

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  • I agree w this. Insufficient length of slip road, very dangerous, pile-up accident waiting to happen

    Posted anonymously at 09:12, Monday 11 October 2021

  • There is very short lay out on junction 6 on M56. I nearly had an accident yesterday, as soon as you go on the motorway the lay out just finished, you can see any thing if you have a traffic in front of you.

    Posted anonymously at 09:19, Monday 11 October 2021

  • Very dangerous. Not enough distance to safely determine if vehicles are approaching on Lane 1 before slip road abruptly joins. No thought appears to have been given to this at all. Not SMART at all.

    Posted anonymously at 09:28, Monday 11 October 2021

  • Very dangerous entry now it has been changed. Lorries we’re having to slow down and almost stop to allow cars on to the motorway this morning. As the run up isn’t long enough cars we’re having to come to a stand still and then try and get on to the motorway. This led to congestion on the slip road and on the motorway. This is very likely to cause an accident either on the slip road, or on the motorway itself.

    Posted anonymously at 10:17, Monday 11 October 2021

  • Hello Thank you for providing your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to notify us and apologise for any inconvenience caused. We have looked into this. To address this we have lengthened the eastbound junction 6 entry slip road to give more room to merge with the traffic. Kind regards, National Highways M56 junctions 6 to 8 scheme

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 12:49, Friday 15 October 2021

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