West Yorkshire Police received a number of calls around 10am this morning raising concerns for the woman.
Officers attended and closed the bridge on the M62 after Bradley roundabout towards Bradford.
Insp Tom Harrison said: "We attended and within 30 to 40 minutes managed to bring her to the right side (of the barriers) and talk her down.
"She was taken to hospital for further support."
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