Surface water and strong winds on M62

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There are hazardous driving conditions on the M62 between J27, M621 (Gildersome) and J23, A640 (Huddersfield), because of surface water.

One lane is closed and there is queueing traffic on the M62 eastbound between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an accident.

Travel time is around 15 minutes, with congestion to J20 A627(M) Rochdale.

There are also strong winds on the M62 Rakewood Viaduct between J21, A640 (Milnrow) and J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor).

There is queueing traffic and heavier than usual traffic on the A629 Halifax Road in both directions in Ainley Top between the Ainley Top Roundabout junction and the Birkby Road junction.