Info for Southport Motorists on North West Motorways Mon 14th to Sun 20th Jan 2013

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M6 Junction 32, M55 Junction 1 Preston

Resurfacing work will be carried out overnight on the southbound section of the M6 at Junction 32 which links to the M55 at Junction 1. The work is due to begin on Monday 14 January and will take place between 8pm and 6am. Lane closures and a 50 miles-per-hour speed limit will be in place. It is due to be completed by Wednesday 16 January.

A595 Egremont

Work to resurface the road along the A595 at Egremont around the roundabout with East Road will take place from Thursday 18 January. The project will be carried out overnight, between 9pm and 6am, and is due to be completed by Monday 21 January. Temporary traffic lights will be in place.


A595 Whitehaven

Work is underway to investigate the cause of flooding along a half-mile section of the A595 around Bigrigg, south of Whitehaven. The project, which includes cleaning and surveying the drainage system, is taking place at off-peak times during the day, between 9.30am and 2.30pm, and temporary traffic lights are in place. It is due to be completed by Tuesday 22 January.

A590 Dalton-in-Furness to Ulverston

Work is taking place to reduce the risk of flooding along a three-mile section of the A590 between Dalton-in-Furness and Ulverston. Some of the work will require lane closures along short sections with temporary traffic lights in place to guide motorists through the roadworks. The project is due to be completed by Sunday 27 January.

A66 Sandford

Temporary traffic lights will be in place while work is carried out to resurface the road, improve drainage and install a new safety barrier. The project is due to be completed in early February.


M6 Junction 31

Drivers are warned of possible delays in the Fulwood area of Preston around the M6 Junction 31a as two extra lanes are added to the motorway slip road, which takes traffic from the motorway onto Bluebell Way. Traffic signals will also be added to the roundabout. The work is being carried out by the council on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency and is due to be completed by 19 January 2013.

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