A555 Re-opens folloing ewarlier incident Date published: 4th December 2017 4.17pm

At approximately 2.00pm on Monday 4 December officers were notified that a suspicious package had been discovered by workmen near to the A555 Manchester Airport Link Road, Wilmslow.

Police attended the scene along with EOD (Explosives Ordinance Disposals) and a cordon was put in place as a precautionary measure. As a result of the cordon the A555 was closed in both directions from its junction with the A34 to its junction with Wilmslow Road.

Having examined the package, EOD have now established that it contained chalk and there is no risk to the public. EOD has now disposed of the packages.

All road closures have now been lifted and officers would like to thank local residents and motorists for their patience. Drivers are advised that there remains increased congestion in the area.