Manual count points

Site number: 89289

Site details

Region North West
Local authority Manchester
Road name M56
Road classification Motorway
Managed by Local authority
Road type Major
Start junction Thornley Lane Bridge
End junction Outwood Lane roundabout
Link length 1.10km (0.68 miles)
Easting, northing 381450, 385970
Latitude, longitude 53.37026300, -2.28025710

Location

Annual Average daily flow

Year Count method Pedal cycles Two wheeled motor vehicles Cars and taxis Buses and coaches Light goods vehicles Heavy goods vehicles All motor vehicles
2020 Estimated using previous year's AADF on this link 0 80 45169 338 5528 1309 52425
2019 Manual count 0 108 59466 536 6264 1488 67863
2018 Estimated using previous year's AADF on this link 0 99 50259 279 4349 513 55499
2017 Estimated using previous year's AADF on this link 0 100 50819 308 4270 513 56009

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Data disclaimer

Traffic figures at the regional and national level are robust, and are reported as National Statistics. However, DfT’s traffic estimates for individual road links and small areas are less robust, as they are not always based on up-to-date counts made at these locations. Where other more up-to-date sources of traffic data are available (e.g. from local highways authorities), this may provide a more accurate estimate of traffic at these locations.

It is the responsibility of the user to decide which data are most appropriate for their purpose, and if DfT road link level traffic estimates are used, to make a note of the limitations in any published material.

Quality flags in data downloads

DfT’s road link level traffic estimates are calculated using a variety of methods, with some methods likely to produce more accurate estimates than others.

The data tables available to download here contain a column - estimation_method – showing the method used to estimate traffic for each location and year. Figures having an estimation method of “Counted” are likely to be more accurate than those marked as “Estimated”, and the latter should be used with caution.

Data Description Records Download
Site details Manual count point site 89289 details. 1 JSON | CSV
Average annual daily flow Number of vehicles that travel past the count point (in both directions) on an average day of the year. 4 JSON | CSV
Average annual daily flow by direction Number of vehicles that travel past the count point on an average day of the year, by direction of travel. 8 JSON | CSV
Raw counts Vehicle counts recorded at this count point. 24 JSON | CSV