Weekly roadworks bulletin

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A number of lane and road closures will be in place across the region’s highways and motorway network over the coming week. Find out more details here.

M56 Junction 5

Eastbound carriageway entry slip road surfacing and closure. A temporary closure will be in place on M56 Junction 5 eastbound entry slip road for surfacing works from (1 July) for approximately two nights, between the hours of 8pm and 7am. Signed diversions will be in place.

M56 junction 7

Eastbound carriageway slip road surfacing and closures. On Monday 4 July, loop cutting and replacement of road markings will be taking place. A temporary closure will be in place between the hours of 8pm and 5am on M56 Junction 7 eastbound entry and exit slip roads. Signed diversions.

M6 junctions 16 to 19: Cheshire smart motorway

Work is underway for the smart motorway upgrade – typically with one or two lanes closed overnight between junctions in both directions and/or mobile lane closures along short sections of carriageway.

M6 junctions 19 Knutsford to 20 Lymm

A £14.5 million programme of bridge repairs and new safety barriers is underway with narrow lanes, 50mph speed limit and use of the hard shoulder as a running lane in places. Overnight work to remove the temporary narrow lanes is currently taking place, requiring lane closures. Full carriageway closures will be taking place next weekend to remove road works.

M6 junction 21A

Resurfacing on the northbound entry and exit slip roads at Junction 21a. This will involve a full closure of M62 eastbound to M6 northbound and M62 westbound to M6 northbound link roads and a full closure of M6 northbound to M62 westbound and M6 northbound to M62 eastbound link roads, on or shortly after July 4 2016 for approximately 5 nights, between the hours of

8pm and 5am. Signed diversions will be in place.

M6 junction 26

Surfacing works shortly on the M6 southbound entry slip road at Junction 26. Works are scheduled to take place on the 8, 14, and 15 July between the hours of 8pm and 5am (7am at weekend). A temporary closure will be in place on M6 Junction 26 southbound entry slip road during the dates and times stated above. Also a full closure of the M6 Junction 26 southbound

entry slip roads. Signed diversions will be in place.

M6 junction 34 Lancaster

Lancashire County Council work off the motorway on the Heysham Link project requires a lane 1 and hard shoulder closure in both directions on the motorway around junction 34. The work also includes occasional M6 carriageway and slip road closures detailed in weekly traffic bulletins available here: http://heyshamlink.lancashire.gov.uk

M6 junction 44 Carlisle

Overnight – 8pm to 6am - work between Monday 4 and Sunday 17 July involves resurfacing lane 1 of the southbound carriageway around junction 44 and also carrying out drainage repairs with hard shoulder, lane 1 and lane 2 closures. Lane 1 will continue to be closed during the day and a 50mph speed limit will also operate around the clock past the short section of

road works. The southbound entry slip road at junction 44 will also be closed for one or two nights with drivers asked to use the northbound M6 to join the southbound carriageway from the roundabout at junction 45.

M60 junction 8 Sale to junction 20 Rochdale

A major scheme is taking place to cut congestion and improve journey times on parts of the M60 and the M62 in Greater Manchester. The scheme involves overnight slip road and carriageway closures with a 50mph limit in place for the safety of workers and drivers. A significant programme of temporary night closures has been programmed to fit gantries with wiring and signs, which will take the project to May 2017. These are detailed on the journey impact tab of the project page and updated weekly, subject to weather conditions. The project is due to be completed in autumn 2017.

M60 junction 22 to junction 24

Night closures on the clockwise carriageway, Monday to Friday from June 20, 9pm to 5am (7am Saturday mornings), for 7 weeks, for resurfacing. Signed diversions.