Info for Southport Motorists on North West Motorways Monday 11 March to Sunday 17 March 1013

NEW SCHEMES

A66 East of Beckces Junction

Daytime traffic signals will be in place for verge works and repairs to banking from 9.30am to 4.00pm from Monday 11 March until Friday 15 March.

M6 Jct 45 Northbound Exit slip

There will be night time total closures of the slip road for bridge expansion joint replacement from 8.00pm to 6.00am from Sunday 10 March to Friday 15 March.

M6 Between Jct 41 – 40 Southbound

Night time lane 1 and 2 closures and total closure of junction 41 southbound exit slip road will be in place from 8.00pm to 6.00am from Monday 11 March to Saturday 16 March.  There will also be daytime closures of lane 1 for surfacing works.

ONGOING 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.

M6 Junction 38 Tebay

Advance work is taking place ahead of a project to repair the bridge which carried the M6 over the River Lune, south of Junction 38 near Tebay. The work requires the lanes closures on both sides of the motorway, and is due to be completed by Monday 18 March.

M6 Junctions 33 to 32, Lancaster to Preston

A project is taking place to carry out repairs, replace lane markings and upgrade reflective road studs on the southbound side of the M6. All the work is taking 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.

M602 Salford

A project is taking place to provide extra capacity for traffic heading into Salford and Manchester along the M602. Most of the work is being carried out 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 cones. During these times, there will be a diversion from Junction 2 via the A57. The work is due to be complete by Sunday 21 April.

A590 Ulverston

A project of lighting and pavement improvements is taking place alongside the A590 from the Tank Square roundabout to a point just beyond Swan Street. The work is taking place between 9.30am and 3.30pm each weekday, and 8am and 6pm on Sundays. It is due to be finished by Wednesday 27 March.

A590 Newland to Levens

New road signs are being installed at on the A590 at Newland, Arrad Foot, Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, Canny Hill and Levens. The work is being carried out overnight, between 8pm and 6am, during week nights and during the day at weekends. It is due to be completed by Thursday 28 March.

A590 Kendal

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

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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