Major incident on M67 hits Sheffield to Manchester road links today

One of Sheffield’s main routes to Manchester was blocked today – because of a motorway closure on the other side of the Pennines.

Tuesday, 1st February 2022, 5:20 pm

Drivers planning to use the Woodhead or Snake Pass and M67 trans-Pennine route between Sheffield and Manchester were being advised the westbound M67 was closed following a serious incident earlier today (Tuesday 1 February).

The westbound M67 was closed for several hours between junction four and junction three – from the roundabout with the A57 at Mottram to the motorway junction at Hyde.

This morning’s incident happened shortly before 8am and required a police investigation closing the westbound carriageway for several hours for the rest of the morning.

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The junction of the A57 and the M67. Hihghways bosses are urging motorists to avoid it due a serious crash on the M67

A diversion was in place between junction four and junction three using the westbound A57 Mottram Road

National Highways said the road re-opened this afternoon after having been closed for more than four hours while emergency serices worked there.

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