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.
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.