Current roadworks and closures

Notice date: 21 August 2019

Barton Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Thursday 5 September 2019 for a period of 5 days between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Barton Road, Eccles fronting number 276.

The temporary signals are required to allow British Telecom access to carry out essential repairs.

Minor delays can be expected.

New Lane

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation tonight 21 August 2019 for a period of one night between the hours of 8pm and 6am on the following section of highway:

  • New Lane, Eccles, just prior to the junction with Bridgewater Street.

The temporary signals are required to allow Network Rail access to the railway bridge to install pigeon netting.

Minor delays can be expected.

Station Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Tuesday 27 August 2019 for a period of three days between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Station Road, Swinton.

The temporary signals are required to enable works to the fibre optic network as part of the roll out program to improve wireless broadband.

Minor delays can be expected.

Cow Lane

A road closure will be in effect from Thursday 5 September 2019 for a period of two days on the following section of highway:

  • Cow Lane, Salford from the junction with Craven Street to the junction with Oldfield Road.

The closure is required to enable the safe dismantle and removal of a tower crane on an adjacent development site.

Diversions will be signed via Hope Street.

Blackfriars Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 9 September 2019 for a period of three weeks on the following section of highway:

  • Blackfriars Road, Salford at the junction with St Stephen Street.

The temporary signals are required to enable the installation of a new large diameter gas main as part of the upgrades to Salford’s gas network.

Delays can be expected especially during peak periods.

Motorists are requested to find an alternative if possible.

St Stephen Street

A rolling road closure is currently in effect until Tuesday 31 December 2019 on the following section of highway:

  • St Stephen Street, Salford from the junction with Blackfriars Road in a southerly direction.

The rolling closure is required to enable the installation of a new large diameter gas main as part of the upgrades to Salford’s gas network.

The closure will move along incrementally.

Diversions will be signed locally.

Haysbrook Avenue

A road closure will be in effect from Thursday 5 September 2019 for a period of two days between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Haybrook Avenue. Worsley from the junction with Armitage Avenue.

The closure is required to enable works within the carriageway on behalf of BT Openreach.

Diversions will be signed via Manchester Road East and County Road.

Cholmondeley Road

A road closure will be in effect on Thursday 22 August 2019 for a period of one day on the following section of highway:

  • Cholmondeley Road, Salford between the junctions of Lancaster Road and Westgate Road.

The closure is required to enable essential carriageway repairs to be carried out.

Diversions will be signed via Lightoaks Road. 

Langley Road

Temporary traffic signals will in operation from Monday 19 August 2019 for a period of five days on the following section of highway:

  • Langley Road, Salford near to the junction with Park House Bridge Road.

The signals are required to provide a lane closure to carry out gas main installation works.

Delays can be expected.

Langworthy Road

Temporary traffic signals will in operation on Saturday 24 August 2019 for a period of one day between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Langworthy Road, Salford near to the junction with Field Street.

The signals are required to provide a lane closure to carry out essential repairs to a damaged manhole cover and frame.

Minor delays can be expected.

Greenleach Lane

A road closure will be in effect from Tuesday 20 August 2019 for a period of four days between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Greenleach Lane, Worsley fronting number 33 near to the junction with Lumber Lane.

The closure is required to provide lane closures to reset a chamber and install a new frame and cover.

Diversions will be signed via the local arterial route network.

Church Street

A road closure will be in effect on two consecutive Sundays commencing 15 September 2019 between the hours of 7.30am and 7pm on the following section of highway:

  • Church Street & Regent Street, Eccles from the junction with Peel Street & Corporation Road to the junction with Fox Street.

This major closure is required to carry out full reconstruction works to the carriageway which also includes the resetting of manhole covers and chambers.

In addition to the road closure, temporary signals will be use from Monday 16 September 2019 for a period of five days to enable lane closures to carry out the works stated above.

Diversions will be signed via the local arterial route network.

Old Lane

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 26 August 2019 for a period of two days between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Old Lane, Little Hulton at the junction with A5082 Cleggs Lane.

The closure is required to enable safe access for BT engineers to the carriageway.

Diversions will be signed locally.

A666 Bolton Road

Major resurfacing and carriageway repair works will commence on Saturday 17 August 2019 for a period of three consecutive weekends on the following section of highway:

  • A666 Bolton Road, Swinton from the junction with Hospital Road in a northerly direction toward Station Road.

These works will require the use of temporary traffic signals to provide lane closures to carry out these works.

Delays can be expected, motorists are requested to find alternative routes.

Swinton Hall Road

A road closure will be in effect from Saturday 17 August 2019 for a period of two days on the following section of highway:

  • Swinton Hall Road, Swinton at the junction with A666 Bolton Road.

The closure is required to enable major carriageway resurfacing and repair works to be carried out on the A666 Bolton Road.

Diversions for north bound traffic will be signed via Station Road and for south bound traffic via the A6.

Bridge Street

A road closure will be in effect from Saturday 17 August 2019 for a period of two days on the following section of highway:

  • Bridge Street, Swinton at the junction with A666 Bolton Road.

The closure is required to enable major carriageway resurfacing and repair works to be carried out on the A666 Bolton Road.

Diversions for north bound traffic will be signed via Station Road and for south bound traffic via the A6.

Tour of Britain Cycling Event

The Tour of Britain cycling event will take place on Saturday 14 September 2019 throughout the Greater Manchester area.

This is a major event of which Greater Manchester is one of 8 stages and also the final stage of a race that commences in Glasgow and finishes in Deansgate, Manchester.

The starting point for the Greater Manchester portion of the event will be Altrincham and will proceed through all ten cities, boroughs, Salford being the penultimate stage.

As the race will proceed along the arterial route network there will be a requirement to put in place a rolling road closure which will proceed and follow the event, these closures will be backed by a number of GMP motorcyclists and support staff in addition all side roads and junctions along the route will close approximately 10 to 15 minutes prior to the cyclists passing through each stage and will open as the final support vehicles pass each side road, junction.

The event is to broadcast around the world and Salford is keen to gain support from local residents, schools, businesses etc along the route.

The Salford portion of the rolling closure is likely to take place between the hours of 2.30 and 3.30pm and consists of the following sections of highway:

Motorists are requested to avoid the route above between the hour long portion of the event through Salford or find alternative routes however no closure should be in place for longer than a 15 to 20 minute window, in addition motorists are also requested to remove all vehicles parking along the A6 corridor between Cleggs Lane and Irlam’s ‘O’ th height roundabout between the hours of 2pm and 4pm to enable the event to take place safely.  

Please see the following links for information relating to:

Considerable delays can be expected during the event.

Trinity Way

Temporary traffic signals will in operation from Wednesday 7 August 2019 until Wednesday 4 September between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Trinity Way, Salford at the junction with Springfield Lane, both directions of travel.

The signals are required to provide lane closures to carry out junction improvement works to a new development adjacent to Trinity Way.

Whilst these works will be carried out during off peak periods only minor delays can be expected.

A6 High Street

Major works will commenced Monday 29 July 2019 for a period of up to five weeks on the following section of highway:

  • A6 High Street, Walkden from the junction with Tynesbank to the junction with Bridgewater Road.

The works will require a Manchester bound (east bound) lane closure 24 hours a day from Monday 5 August to Monday 26 August and also a Liverpool bound (west bound) lane closure from Monday 19 August to Monday 2 September.

The lane closures are required to enable the continued installation of a new large diameter gas main as part of the network upgrades within Salford.

Delays can be expected.

Moorside Road

A number of road closure will come into effect from Wednesday 24 July 2019 for a period of up to six weeks at the junctions of Moorside Road and the A580 East Lancashire Road, the closures will be introduced in phases so that access can be maintained when possible however the closures will only be in effect between the hours of 8am and 5pm daily Monday to Friday unless otherwise stated below.

In addition to the above any works impacting on the A580 East Lancashire Road will only be carried out during off peak periods, Manchester bound between the hours of 10.30am and 4.30pm, Liverpool bound between the hours of 8.30am and 2.30pm, such impact should only affect the bus lane.

The full programme of works affecting the junctions of Moorside Road can be found below in addition on site signage will be erected to inform passing motorists of the intended closure dates.    

  • Phase 6 - Moorside Road (Liverpool bound) south side of the junction with the A580 - no entry onto the A580 from Moorside Road south between the 19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019
  • Phase 7 - Moorside Road (Liverpool bound) south side of the junction of the A580 no exit to Moorside Road from the A580 between the 26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019

Whit Lane

A road works closure will be in effect from Monday 15 July 2019 for a period of fifteen weeks on the following section of highway:

  • Whit Lane, Salford from the junction with Langley Road in a southerly direction for an approximate distance of 110 metres.

The closure is required to enable the replacement of a new large diameter gas main.

Diversions will be signed via Owen Street, Auckland Drive and vice versa.

This page was last updated on 21 August 2019

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