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Large puddle

Reported via desktop in the Flooding/drainage (NH) category anonymously at 14:47, Monday 20 November 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5233326.

Drove along M62 yesterday, heading towards Manchester from M1, drove through a large puddle and felt the car noticeably decelerating while throwing up large amounts of spray on both sides.

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  • Thank you for your report of 20 November 2023 about the flooding you’ve experienced along the westbound carriageway of the M62 heading towards Manchester. We appreciate the time you’ve taken to contact us about this.

    After investigating your enquiry, we can advise that works are scheduled to eliminate this problem as soon as possible. We’ll be sweeping the hard shoulder and clearing the gullies of any debris which should reduce the amount of flooding in the area. This work is due to take place on 8 December 2023 and we’re hopeful this improves the experience of motorists using this section of our network.

    We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you again for reporting this to us. If there is anything we can help you with, please email or telephone our Contact Centre. They’re available 24 hours a day by phone: 0300 123 5000 or by email Alternatively, please visit the National Highways website at

    Kind regards, National Highways

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 13:47, Wednesday 22 November 2023

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