Info for Southport Motorists on North West Motorways Mon 18th Feb to Sun 24th February 2013

NEW SCHEMES

M62 junction 10 / M6 junction 21a Croft Interchange

A project is taking place to improve the slip roads from the M62 onto the M6 by resurfacing the roads, and installing new lighting and safety barriers. All of the work is being carried out overnight, between 10pm and 5am during the week and until 7am on Saturday and Sunday mornings. The project is taking place in stages and is due to be completed by 28 March. Clearly signed diversions will be in place when slip roads are closed.

M55 junctions 3 to 4, Blackpool

A scheme to improve the road signs and overhead gantries on the M55 between junction 3 at Kirkham and junction 4 at Blackpool is due to start on Friday 22 February. The work will be carried out overnight on Friday and Saturday nights for the next two weekends and will require the closure of the westbound side of the motorway. Each overnight closure will last for up to 14 hours with the carriageway due to re-open again by 10am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place, along with a 50mph speed limit leading up to junction 3.

ONGOING SCHEMES

A595 Parton

Repair and maintenance work along with drainage improvements are taking place along the A595 between the junction with Parton Brow and the B5306 roundabout. Temporary traffic lights will be in place between 9.30am and 3.30pm each day, and the work is due to be completed by Friday 8 March.

A595 near Whitehaven – Linethwaite and Moor Row Junctions

Temporary traffic lights will be in place between 9.30am and 3.30pm until Thursday 28 February while the existing sandstone wall is rebuilt and road signs are upgraded.

A66 Brough

Work is being carried out to improve drainage and resurface part of the road near Brough. Temporary traffic lights are in place and the scheme is due to be completed by Monday 4 March.

A66 Scales

Temporary traffic lights are in operation while flood prevention work is carried out by the River Glenderamackin near Scales. The project is due to be completed by Thursday 14 March.

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