M62 reopens as cows mooove over

The M62 westbound has reopened after cows from nearby fields blocked the carriageway.

Thursday, 8th August 2013, 11:13 am

Just before 10am this morning the M62 westbound was closed between J27 (M621, Gildersome) and J26 (M606, Chain Bar) due to cows in the road.

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Whilst the road has reopened, motorists can still expect delays and the situation is still classed as ‘severe.’