HIGHWAYS England are currently experiencing a technical issues that is affecting on-road signs and signal.

The problems is affecting the North West region and the ability to set, amend or remove on-road electronic signs and signals within the region.

This is also affecting access to traffic camera via websites and any external sites that have their camera feeds.

A spokesman for the group said: "Work is taking place to resolve this, however the issue is likely to remain through the afternoon.

"Closures and incidents causing significant disruption will be posted to our dedicated Twitter feed for the region, @HighwaysNWEST, and our Customer Contact Centre can also provide advice on 03001235000, although they will not have any further information on this particular issue."