Info for Southport Motorists on North West Motorways Monday 04 March to Sunday 10 March


M602 Salford

A project to provide extra capacity for traffic heading into Salford and Manchester along the M602 begins on Monday 4 March.  Most work will take place overnight with some work on the hard shoulder during the daytime.  There will be occasional night time lane closures and full eastbound carriageway closures to install traffic management and during these times there will be a diversion from junction 2 via the A57.  Work is due to be complete by Sunday 21 April.

M6 Tebay

There will be 24 hour lane closures with switching in both directions for crossover construction works just north of Tebay Bridge until Sunday 17 March.


M6 junctions 33 to 32, Lancaster to Preston

A project to carry out repairs, replace lane markings and upgrade reflective road studs on the southbound side of the M6 is due to begin on Monday 25 February. All the work will take place overnight, between 8pm and 6am, and lane closures will be in place along with a 50mph speed limit. The project is due to be completed by Wednesday 13 March.

A590 Kendal

Work to improve drainage and safety on a section of the A590 near Kendal is due to start on Monday 25 February. The work is being carried out between junction 36 of the M6 and the roundabout connecting the road to the A591 at Brettargh Holt. Lane closures will be in place and the work is due to be completed by Thursday 28 March.

A66 Bassenthwaite Lake

A project to resurface a section of the A66 next to Bassenthwaite Lake in Cumbria is due to start on Monday 25 February. About 900 yards of the road will be resurfaced at Beck Wythop, just east of the dual carriageway section of the route. The work will be carried out overnight and temporary traffic lights will be in place. It is due to be completed by Friday 8 March.

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.

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 Sunday 17 March.

A66 Keswick

A month-long scheme is taking place to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists along the A66 near Keswick in Cumbria. It involves converting an existing section of footpath into a shared use path for pedestrians and cyclists. A new section of path will also be provided to allow cyclists and pedestrians to travel around Crosthwaite Roundabout more safely – easing access into Keswick town centre. The work is being carried out outside peak times, between 9.30am and 3.30pm, and a 40mph speed limit is in place. It is due to be completed by Saturday 16 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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