Current roadworks and closures

Notice date: 13 September 2018

Blackfriars Road

A road closure will be in effect overnight on Thursday 27 September 2018 between the hours of 10pm and 5am on the following section of highway: 

  • Blackfriars Road at the junction with Gravel Lane.

The closure is required to enable essential bridge inspections to the network rail bridges. 

Diversions will be signed locally via the A6 Chapel Street.

A6 Manchester Road East

Very slow traffic is expected Friday 14 September 2018 between the hours of 10.15am and 11.15am on the following section of highway: 

  • The A6 Manchester Road East from the junction with Bridgewater Street in an easterly direction passing the A6/A575 junction. 

The slow moving traffic is expected due to a funeral cortege moving along the route. 

Motorists are requested to find an alternative route during this one hour period.

A580 / A572 Junction

A temporary over night closure will be in effect on Saturday 22 September 2018 between the hours of 7pm and 7am on the following section of highway: 

  • The A580 East Lancashire Road and the A572 Worlsey Road junction at Swinton in a west bound direction only toward Folly Lane.

The closure is required to carry out essential repairs to a collapsing fire hydrant within the carriageway and will be carried out overnight. 

Diversions for left turning traffic from the A580 East Lancs joining the A572 Worsley Road will be made via the A575 Walkden Road, Worsley Brow and the A572 Worsley Road. 

Diversions right turning traffic from the A580 East Lancs Road and straight on traffic from the west side of the A572 will be diverted via Lancaster Road, Eccles Old Road, Half Edge Lane, Monton Road, Rocky Lane and finally Folly Lane. 

Whilst the above signed diversions are to provide an arterial route in place of an arterial route, localised traffic is expected to utilise non arterial routes. 

The Quays Loop Road

A temporary road closure will be in effect on Sunday 23 September 2018 for a period of one day between the hours of 6am and 2pm on the following section of highway: 

  • The Quays loop Road fronting The Lowry Outlet Mall near to the roundabout.

The closure is required to enable a crane to be situated within the carriageway to carry out a lift of heavy equipment from The Lowry Outlet building. 

Diversions will be signed via Trafford Road and The Quays Loop Road. 

Barton Lane

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation on Saturday 15 September 2018 for a period of one day on the following section of highway: 

  • Barton Road, Eccles.

The signals are required to enable the disconnection of an old lead water supply and replace with a new connection. 

Slight can be expected. 

New Lane

Temporary traffic signals will be in operation on Saturday 15 September 2018 between the hours of 10.30am and 3.30pm on the following section of highway: 

  • New Lane junction of Liverpool Road, Eccles.

The signals are required to enable essential repairs to a damaged manhole cover and frame. 

Slight can be expected.

A57 Regent Road

Works have commenced until July 2019 on the following section of highway: 

  • A57 Regent Road between the M602 roundabout and the Water Street junction.

The works are part of the Manchester and Salford Inner Relief Route (MSIRR) scheme to increase traffic capacity within both Salford and Manchester.

Congestion is to be expected during these improvement works to the A57 corridor due to 24 hour lane closures in both directions of travel. 

Bury New Road

Works are proposed to take place from a date to be confirmed however it is likely to be toward the end of September 2018 for a period of up to 16 weeks on the following section of highway: 

  • A56 Bury New Road, Salford between the junctions with Northumberland Street and Knoll Street. 

The proposals are to improve this section of highway for both the motorist and the pedestrian. 

Delays can be expected during these works, motorists are asked to find an alternative route if possible.

This page was last updated on 13 September 2018

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