Motorists are facing delays of almost two hours on the M62.
Police have been dealing with three incidents between junctions 27 and 24.
Metal cable drums came off a heavy goods vehicle on the westbound carriageway between junctions 25, at Brighouse, and 24, at Ainley Top just before lunch time.
Two lanes have been closed and a speed limit of 40mph has been put in place while the drums are recovered.
Traffic is queuing back to junction 28 at Tingley.
West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit tweeted this picture at 2.45pm this afternoon.
And one lane is also closed on the westbound carriageway between junction 27 at Gildersome, and junction 26, at Chain Bar, because of an accident and a broken down vehicle.