Motorists face delays on M62

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One lane is closed on the M62 eastbound at junction 26 at Chain Bar due to an accident.

The road is closed from the eastbound exit road to the M606 roundabout.

One lane is also closed and there is queueing traffic on the M62 westbound between junction 27 at Gildersome and junction 26 at Chair Bar because surface damage on a bridge deck.

Work was carried out overnight to temporarily repair the surface, however, heavy rainfall has hampered the repairs.

The closure must remain in place for the safety of road users until further temporary repairs are undertaken.

The congestion is reported as far back as junction 28 at Tingley.