Current roadworks and closures

Notice date: 5 August 2021

Barton Lane

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 16 August 2021 for a period of five days on the following section of highway:

  • Barton Lane, Eccles at the junction of Corporation Road and Bentcliffe Way.

The closure is required to enable the installation of a new fibre cable duct and cabinets.

Diversions will be signed via Liverpool Road, Barton Road and vice versa.

Frederick Road / Lissadel Street

Temporary four way signals will be in operation on Monday 16 August 2021 between the hours of 9am and 4pm on the following section of highway:

  • Frederick Road, Salford at the junction with Lissadel Street.

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to enable engineers access to BT underground fibre optic services for essential maintenance works.

Delays can be expected however the signals will be under manual operation to ensure such delays are kept to a minimum. 

Barton Lane (2)

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Tuesday 3 August 2021 for a period of up to three days on the following section of highway:

  • Barton Lane, Eccles near to the junction of Crowngreen Road.

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to investigate and repair a leaking water main.

Minor delays can be expected.

New Bailey Street

A road closure will be in effect Sunday 8 August between the hours of 2am and 4.30am on the following section of highway:

  • New Bailey Street, Salford between the junction of Browncross Street and Bridge Street, Manchester.

The closure is required to enable the removal and replacement of the current traffic management measures currently in place and will take place after the last public transport has passed through and prior to the first.

Diversions will be signed locally.

Langworthy Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation on Sunday 15 August 2021 for a period of one day on the following section of highway:

  • Langworthy Road, Salford near to the junction with Amos Street / Jubilee Street.

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to enable essential repairs to a defect within the carriageway.

The signals will be under manual operation throughout the day to reduce potential longer delays.

Upper Park Road

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 16 August 2021 for a period of up to five days on the following section of highway:

  • Upper Park Road, Salford between the junctions of Water Park Road and Park Lane.

The closure itself will only be 15 metres in width half way between the junctions and is required to carry out essential sewer repair works.

Diversions will be signed via Old Hall Road.

Cow Lane

A one way closure order is currently in effect until 30 September 2022 on the following section of highway:

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

The one way order is required to service deliveries and site access to a new development currently underway following its closure earlier in the year and will run from east to west toward Oldfield Road.

Broadway

A lane closure will be in effect from Saturday 7 August 2021 for a period of two days on the following section of highway:

  • Broadway, Salford between the roundabout access to the Quays and Trafford Road in a northerly direction toward Trafford Road.

The lane closure is required to enable essential works to repairs a water main stop tap.

Minor delays can be expected.

A580 East Lancashire Road

An east bound bus lane closure will be in effect for a period of five nights from Monday 2 August between the hours of 9pm and 5am on the following section of highway:

  • A580 East Lancashire Road, just prior to the on and off slip at Old Clough Lane, (Manchester bound) to the M60 motorway on slip.

The bus lane closure is required to enable works to the motorway on slip.

Langworthy Road

A road closure will be in effect on Sunday 15 August 2021 between the hours of 9.30am and 3pm on the following section of highway:

  • Langworthy Road, Salford just south of the access to Springfield Gardens.

The closure is required to replace a manhole cover and frame within the carriageway.

Diversions will be signed via Fitzwarren Street.

A575 Walkden Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 2 August 2021 for a period of up to 14 days on the following section of highway:

  • A575 Walkden Road, Worsley between the junctions with Birch Road and the college.

The signals will move along the carriageway and are required to provide a lane closure to carryout works within the carriageway.

Delays can be expected.

Trinity Way, Irwell Street junction

Lane closures will be in effect from July 2021 until May 2023 as stated below:

  • Irwell Street, north bound, will be reduced to one lane.
  • Trinity Way, from Irwell Street south bound, will be reduced to one lane.
  • Trinity Way, south bound toward Quay Street turning right onto Irwell Street, will be reduced to one lane.

The above stated lane closures are required to enable the development of the land adjacent to the carriageway at the junction.

Delays can be expected during peak periods and motorists are advised to find an alternative route.

Peru Street

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 2 August 2021 for a period of four days on the following section of highway:

  • Peru Street, Salford between the junctions of Adelphi Street and North George Street.

The closure is required to enable HGV access at all times to the University Building adjacent to the carriageway.

Diversions will be signed via Adelphi Street, North George Street and vice versa.

Lord Street

A road closure will be in effect Tuesday 17 August 2021 between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • Lord Street, Cadishead at the junction with Buckingham Road.

The closure is required to enable the replacement of a damaged manhole cover and frame.

Diversions will be signed locally through the housing estate.

Hilton Lane

Temporary traffic signals are currently in operation until Friday 3 September 2021 on the following section of highway:

  • Hilton Lane, Worsley.

The signals are required to carry out, service installations, carriageway and footway renewals as part of the delivery of the new housing developments adjacent to the carriageway.

Minor delays can be expected.

Green Lane

Temporary four way signals will be in operation on Sunday 8 August between the hours of 9.30am and 12.00pm on the following section of highway:

  • Green Lane, Eccles at the junction with King Edward Street.

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to enable works to take place to the permanent traffic signals.

Minor delays can be expected.

Green Lane (2)

Temporary signals will be in operation on Friday 6 August between the hours of 10am and 3pm on the following section of highway:

  • Green Lane, Eccles at the junction with James Naysmyth Way (Industrial Estate).

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to enable inspections of the Network Rail bridge.

Very minor delays can be expected.

Green Lane (3)

Temporary signals will be in operation on Saturday 14 August between the hours of 9.30am and 3pm on the following section of highway:

  • Green Lane, Eccles at the junction near to the junction with James Naysmyth Way (Industrial Estate) at the Network Rail bridge.

The signals are required to provide a small lane closure to enable masonry repairs to the stone work at the bridge.

Minor delays can be expected.

A572 Worsley Road

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 26 July for a period of up to eight weeks on the following sections of highway:

  • Greenleach Lane, Worsley.
  • A572 Worsley Road from the junction of Greenleach Lane in an easterly direction toward the A580 East Lancashire Road.

The signals are required to provide lane closures to enable the continued renewal of the gas main replacement works within Salford.

Delays can be expected however the signals will be under manual operation throughout the working day.

Ordsall Lane / Phoebe Street

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 19 July 2021 for a period of up to 18 days on the following section of highway:

  • Ordsall Lane, Salford.

The signals are required to provide lengths of lane closures to enable the installation of a high voltage cable to service the new developments adjacent to Ordsall Lane.

Delays can be expected.

A580 East Lancashire Road

A new controlled pedestrian crossing will be constructed to enable access to the RHS on the A580 East Lancashire Road, Worsley.

Scheme to start on 19 July for approximately seven weeks.

All work to be delivered under 24 hour carriageway lane closures in both directions, and footway diversions. Only one lane each bound to be closed at one time. Find out more about the works on A580 East Lancashire Road.

Mosley Common Road

A road closure will be in effect from 9am Saturday 8 August 2021 for a period of two days on the following section of highway:

  • Mosley Common Road, Worsley, south side of the A580 East Lancashire Road.

The closure is required to enable works within the carriageway to repair a leaking water main and replace a valve.

Diversions will be signed locally via Chaddock Lane.

Folly Lane

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 2 August 2021 for a period of six weeks on the following section of highway:

  • Folly Lane, Swinton between the junctions of South Avenue and Birch Road.

The signals are required to provide a lane closure to enable the construction of a new signalised pedestrian crossing facility as part of the Swinton Greenway project.

Whilst the signals will be in operation 24 hours a day they will be under manual operation during peak periods Monday to Friday.

Delays can be expected, however the signals will be under manual operation during peak periods to further reduce such potential delays.

Folly Lane (2)

A number of road closures will be in effect as specified below during weekends only between 7pm on Fridays to 7pm on Sundays on the following section of highway:

  • Folly Lane, Swinton between the junctions of South Avenue and Birch Road.

Friday 10 September for 48 hours.

Friday 17 September for 48 hours.

Friday 24 September for 48 hours.

Friday 1 October for 48 hours.

The above stated dates are subject to change weather dependant.

The closures are required to carry out full width resurfacing works as part of the installation of the new signalised pedestrian crossing as part of the Swinton Greenway project.

Diversions will be signed via the A572 Worsley Road.

South Avenue

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 9 August 2021 for a period of up to four weeks on the following section of highway:

  • South Avenue, Swinton at the junction with Folly Lane.

The closure is required to enable major works to Folly Lane to construct a new signalised pedestrian crossing as part of the Swinton Greenway project.

Diversions will be signed via Leigh Avenue.

Birch Road

A road closure will be in effect from Monday 26 July 2021 for a period of up to four weeks on the following section of highway:

  • Birch Road, Swinton at the junction with Folly Lane.

The closure is required to enable major works to Folly Lane to construct a new signalised pedestrian crossing as part of the Swinton Greenway project.

Diversions will be signed via Houghton Lane.

The Quays Loop Road, Salford Quays

Two road closures will be in effect from Friday 16 July 2021 as on the following section of highway as specified below:

The closures are required to enable essential works to take place to the tram line during a procession period when the trams will be suspended to enable the repairs.

When the north side of The Quays Loop road is closed diversions will be signed via the south access from Trafford Road and vice versa when the southern closure is in effect.

Middlewood Street

A one way road closure will be in effect from Saturday 24 July 2021 for a period of five week on the following section of highway:

  • Middlewood Street, Salford in an east bound direction only, toward Trinity Way, west bound traffic will remain unaffected.

The one way closure is required to make highway improvements as part of the delivery of the Middlewood Locks development.

Diversions will be signed via either the A6 Chapel Street and or the A5 Regent Road.

New Bailey Street (2)

Temporary two way traffic signals will be in operation from Monday 19 April 2021 for a period of up to seven months on the following section of highway:

  • New Bailey Street, Salford between the junctions of Browncross Street and Stanley Street.

The signals are required to provide a lane closure to enable safe site access and egress and a pedestrian walkway within the carriageway adjacent to a new development.

Delays can be expected and motorists are advised to find an alternative route where possible.

Liverpool Street

Works are due to commence Monday 12 April 2021 for a period of up to nine months on the following section of highway:

  • Liverpool Street, Salford between Albion Way and Oldfield Road.

The works involve the full reconstruction of the carriageway, footpaths and cycle lanes, this will also include upgrading of the signals and drainage.

Due to adjacent projects which are running concurrently longer delays than normal can be expected and motorists are advised to find an alternative route where possible. In addition there will be temporary signals in operation from Monday 12 April for a period of up to five days and the use of temporary signals can be expected on occasion throughout the project. This item will be update as and when the use of temporary signals are to be in operation.

A6 Chapel Street

Lane closures will be in effect from Monday 19 April 2021 followed by a contra-flow from Monday 3 May 2021 for a period of up to four months on the following section of highway:

  • A6 Chapel Street, between the junctions of Trinity Way and Oldfield Road.

The contraflow will limit vehicles to one lane in both directions of travel including buses and is required to enable the removal of damaged granite blocks and carriageway fronting Salford Cathedral and complete reconstruction and resurfacing works to include service diversions.

Delays can be expected during these works and motorists are advised to find alternative routes during these disruptive works.

In addition to the A6 Chapel Street contra-flow, it will be necessary to close Great George Street at the junction of the A6 Chapel Street and also limit vehicular traffic exiting Islington Way, traffic exiting Islington Way will be diverted west bound onto the A6 Chapel Street and Oldfield Road. Traffic wishing to enter Islington Way from the A6 Chapel Street can only do so by following the contra-flow in a west bound direction.

Motorists are advised to find an alternative route(s) where possible.

A6 Chapel Street (2)

A bus lane suspension will be in effect from Monday 4 January 2021 for a period of up to 30 weeks between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway:

  • A6 Chapel Street, Salford west bound (Liverpool bound) carriageway between the junctions of Islington Way and Oldfield Road.

The bus lane suspension is required to assist with repairs to the Vimto Apartment block fronting Chapel Street.

In addition to this bus lane suspension, works are due to commence early 2021 fronting Salford Cathedral to remove the sets within the carriageway and carry out full carriageway reconstruction works which will require the introduction of a contraflow, both buses and mainstream traffic will share one carriageway in each direction.

The date for the proposed reconstruction of the carriageway is to be finalised and once commenced will take up to six months, it is anticipated that the works could commence between mid and the end of February.

Delays can be expected throughout this project.

A5063 Trafford Road

Major improvement works are due to commence from Monday 6 July 2020 for a period of up to 20 months on the following section of highway:

  • A5063 Trafford Road, Salford from the boundary with Trafford to the M602 roundabout, both directions.

The works will be carried out under lane closure at 100 metre intervals, the works are major in nature and will see the introduction of new cycle lanes, lighting, new carriageway layout and new traffic signal layout.

Delays can be expected during these works especially should traffic flows return to pre COVID-19 conditions and on match days at Old Trafford, motorists are advised to find alternative routes at that time.

Definitive Footpaths, Worsley Loopline (Various)

The following temporary definitive footpaths are currently closed to enable upgrades to the walking and cycling facilities as part of the RHS Bridgewater project:

Pedestrian and cyclist diversions will be signed via the nearest route available to each of the closures as specified above, the improvement works are anticipated to take approximately 12 months and will be phased to reduce the amount of closures in place at any given time.

This page was last updated on 5 August 2021

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