Greater Manchester Police (GMP) escorted two abnormal loads yesterday morning, Tuesday, on the M60 and M62.

GMP Traffic posted on social media platform X to let road users know of the abnormal loads at 9.30am.

A spokesman for GMP said: "Two abnormal loads will be moved this morning at 9.30am by GMP CVU and GMPMotorcycle Unit.

"Traveling from Birch services, M60, M62 into Cheshire."

This is thought to be the first time this year the police escort an abnormal load through the M60 and M62.

Last year, police assisted with an "abnormal load" as officers helped two trucks leaving Severfield in Bolton.

A short road closure followed on Lostock Lane as the trucks were escorted from 12.30pm.

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A spokesman for police said at the time: “Assisting with an abnormal load movement this afternoon in the Bolton area and heading towards the M61.”

In April last year, police assisted abnormal load transportation from Severfield for two 56-tonne structures, and said these were for the Salterhebble Bridge scheme in West Yorkshire.

GMP Traffic shared the video on social media on the night of January 10 after an escort saw the abnormal loads from Lostock Lane, past the University of Bolton Stadium on De Havilland Way, and onto the motorway.