If you’re travelling on Greater Manchester roads this week please be aware of a number of highways improvements and changes which could affect your journey.
Local authorities have advised us of the following scheduled roadworks and changes. For more information on the nature of works listed, please contact the relevant council in the first instance.
There are a number of overnight closures associated with the Greater Manchester Smart Motorway upgrade works. Please see the Highways England project update webpage for details.
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Manchester city centre
There are alternating daytime lane closures on Trinity Way between the junctions of Hampson Street and Irwell Street. At least one lane in either direction will remain open while these works take place. During this period there will also be alternating overnight closures to the NE and SW bound carriageways.
Shudehill will be closed at the junction of Withy Grove, near to the junction of Dantzic Street, from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 September.
A lane closure will be in place on Oldham Road on the outbound only to the junction of Thompson Street until Friday 21 September. These works will be in place from 7:30am to 9:30am and 3:30pm to 6pm.
There will be a series of overnight closures on Corporation Street, between Todd Street and Long Millgate, from Tuesday 11 to Saturday 15 September. This closure will take place from 12:30am to 4:50am.
There will be a lane closure in place on De Havilland Way (Horwich) from Chorley Road to the Parklands until Wednesday 12 September. These works will take place between from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day.
Stamford Street and Rassbottom Street have multi way signals will be in place until Friday 14 December.
Lane closures will be in place on the A62 Oldham Road, close to the Wheatsheaf Pub, from Monday 3 to Friday 28 September for essential utility works.
Manchester New Road in Alkrington, from Victoria Avenue to the A576 Oldham Road, will have temporary signals until Sunday 30 September between the hours of 9:30am and 3.30pm.
There is a lane closure in place on Regent Road, from Gloucester Street to Water Street, until Friday 22 February 2019 for works being undertaken by Salford City Council.
Major works to improve Regent Road and Water Street will begin on Wednesday 29 August and are expected to last for up to 12 months.
During this period, work is being undertaken to improve six junctions:
- The junction of Dawson Street, Regent Road, Trinity Way and Water Street
- The junction of Regent Road and Ordsall Lane (Salford)
- The junction of Regent Road and Oldfield Road (Salford)
- The Mancunian Way, A56, A5067 roundabout
- The junction of Trinity Way and Hampson Street
- The junction of Hampson Street, East Ordsall Lane and Middlewood Street
Please visit the Urban Vision website for details of major road improvement schemes in Salford. Please check our travel advice page which will be continuously updated throughout the works.
There is a full closure will be in place on Mosley Common Road, between the A580 East Lancs Road to Chaddock Lane, until Monday 10 September.
A580 East Lancs will have lane closures in place at the Mosley Common Road junction every day until further notice. Works will take place between 8am to 3pm on the outbound section and from 10:30am to 4:30pm on the inbound section. Weekend working will be in place from 8am to 6pm.
There will be a lane closure will in place on Bury New Road, near the junction of Knoll Street, from Sunday 2 September until the works are complete. The work will take place between 8am and 7pm.
There will be a Lane closure in place from Monday 10 to Saturday 15 September on Buxton Road, between Corbar Road and Mile End Lane. This closure will take place from 9pm to 6am per evening only.
Brinnington Road, from the junction of Gill Street to St Paul’s C of E school, will have temporary two-way lights from until late October.
Turner Lane in Ashton is closed in both directions between Alexandra Road and Wellington Road until Tuesday 11 September.
There will be a lane closure on Ashton road at the junction with Worthington Way from Monday 10 to Friday 28 September. This lane closure will be in place from 7am to 7pm.
There are a number of road closures in place for the construction of the Trafford Park Metrolink line:
Tenax Road is reduced to a single lane (southbound) for highway surfacing works.
Park Way Circle is down to one lane on the roundabout and approach roads.
There is a lane closure in place on Wharfside Way, near to the junction of Elevator Road, until Thursday 13 September. Works are taking place from 7amto 7pm.
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