The M62 motorway has reopened following closures in both direction on Monday morning but traffic remains congested in the area.
The closures were in place between junctions 22 for t he A672 and junction 24 for Blackley New Road.
A tweet from Highways England said: "Update - #M62 is now open in both directions between J22 - J24 after a police incident.
"Delays remain in the area, however are now starting to ease.
"Thank you for your patience"