Cheshire news These are the latest roadworks and closures in Cheshire this August MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Plan your journey ahead this August with our handy traffic and travel guide
Breaking News ! A number of roadworks and closures are taking place across Cheshire this month. Improvement works on major routes such as the M53, M56 and M6 are bound to have an effect on traffic. The Northgate development in Chester is also continuing and is prompting various road closures in and around the city centre. Meanwhile councils across our region are also carrying out a number of road resurfacing works and some roads will also see a reduced speed limit while works take place Disruption is always aimed to be kept to the minimum by councils and those carrying out the works - but some delays and diversions are inevitable. In order to plan your journey ahead, below is a handy guide to some of the works and closures taking place on Cheshire's motorways and roads across August. Whilst every effort has been made to include all roadworks and closures on the below list, some may be missing.
. Cheshire West and Chester M53 - lane closure in place here between junction 5 - 8 - Lane closures and carriageway closures due to general maintenance works M56 - A494 - road closures in operation on the Cheshire motorway - between junction 16 to 15 eastbound carriageway closure (lanes 2 and three) - M56 Eastbound entry road from A5117 and M56 junction 15 (A494) westbound carriageway closure - until August 6 Chester Road - Little Sutton - delays are likely here due to roadworks taking place for development works conducted by the council - here until August 11 Coppice Green - Elton - delays are unlikely but roadworks are present here until August 25 for construction works and to allow for a skip in the carriageway Hillside Drive - Ellesmere Port - road closed here for resurfacing works - until August 14 Dale Hey - Hooton - traffic control in operation here for roadworks, delays are unlikely - until August 25 Strawberry Way East - Ellesmere Port - road closed here for resurfacing works - until August 14 Stanney Lane - Little Stanney - traffic control in operation here for roadworks until August 17 - delays are possible Greenbank Road - Chester - delays are unlikely here but there are roadworks taking place until August 21 due to development works by Cheshire West and Chester Council Brook Lane - Chester - road resurfacing works here until August 14 - delays are likely due to the road being closed Deans Close - Upton - SP Energy Networks are carrying out works here until August 7 - delays are said to be unlikely
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Somerset Road - Chester - skip in carriageway here to allow for roadworks to take place - until August 8 Sydney Road - Chester - roadworks here until August 26 - delays are unlikely Salisbury Street - Chester - traffic control in place here for roadworks until August 23 Leonard Street - Chester - skip in road for roadworks - until August 14 - delays are unlikely Charles Street - Hoole - traffic control in operation here for roadworks from 19 Charles Street - until August 7 Westminster Road - Chester - roadworks include scaffolding to front of building here until August 3 Brook Street - Chester - skip in road in the parking bays - delays possible - roadworks here until August 14 Newgate Street - Chester - roadworks here until August 13 White Friars - Chester - traffic control in place here for skip in road at the end of parking bays - until August 4 A5268 Nicholas Street - Chester - lane closure here from junction with Watergate Street to Grosvenor Roundabout to allow works for Northgate Development Watergate Street - Chester - traffic control in place here for scaffolding to be erected at Linenhall House - delays are likely - until August 2 Nicholas Street Mews - Chester - lane closed here outside Kings Court - delays are possible until August 9 Louise Street - Chester - skip must be placed directly outside the address on the road - traffic control in place here - until August 6 Grosvenor Park Road - Chester - works conducted here by Cheshire West and Chester Council, delays are unlikely - until August 9 Beaconsfield Street - Chester - scaffolding and building work may obstruct road here - until August 20 Castle Drive - Chester - road closed here due to roadworks in place from Castle Drive from Grosvenor Road to just beyond the car park - until September 30 Dee Banks - Great Boughton - traffic control here for skip in road to allow for works to take place at address - delays are possible here until the work is completed by August 8 Devonshire Place - Chester - traffic control in operation for development works as skip will be obstructed road, however delays are not likely - until August 18 Chester Street - Chester - traffic control here due to skip in the road for development works - delays are likely here until August 23 Wrexham Road - Chester - roadworks here until February 2021 for development project A5268 St Martins Way - Chester - Lane closed here in both directions due to roadworks between A548 Watergate Street and City Walls Road - until September 30 Ashmuir Close - Blacon - roadworks will be going on here by Virgin Media until August 4 Bridgeman Road - Blacon - SP Energy Networks are carrying out a fault repair here until August 3 Carmel Close - Blacon - Virgin Media will be carrying out works here until August 5 Blacon Point Road - Chester - delays are likely here because of works being carried out by Virgin Media - until August 7 A533 - Widnes - (Silver Jubilee Bridge) closed from Desoto Road East (Widnes) to A558 Bridgewater Expressway (Runcorn) - this is for the installation of toll booths on the old bridge - until November 30 Randle Meadow - road closure here for road resurfacing works - until August 14 A5117 Dunkirk Way - road closure in force overnight and delays are likely until August 14 Stamford Lane - Christleton - road closed here for resurfacing works until August 14 A41 Long Lane - road resurfacing works are being carried out here and part of the road will be closed until August 14 Upper Northgate Street - Chester - Bridge repairs are being conducted here and there will be roadworks until August 3
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A41 Greenfield Lane - diversion in operation due to road closure here for resurfacing works until August 14 - delays are likely A41 Whitchurch Road - partial road closure here to allow council highways team to resurface road - delays are likely - until August 14 Whitby Lane - Backford - roadworks here for Cadent Gas works - until December 4 Eton Road - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 3 Malvern Avenue - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 3 Harrow Road - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 21 Lancing Road - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 10 Girton Road - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 11 Cromwell Road - Ellesmere Port - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 21 Civic Way - Ellesmere Port - road closed here for the construction of the bus interchange - delays likely - works expected to be completed by October 31 Edward Street - Ellesmere Port - roadworks here and traffic control will be in operation to allow for a skip to be placed in the carriageway - delays are unlikely - works to be completed by August 12 George Street - Ellesmere Port - traffic control in place for roadworks until August 5 Bracken Way - Frodsham - Untied Utilities will be carrying out works until August 3 Penrith Close - Frodsham - SP Energy Networks are conducting roadworks here until August 2 High Street - Tattenhall - roadworks here and skip will be in carriageway which is why there is traffic control in operation - delays may be possible - works until August 18 Cheshire East M6 - Cheshire - Narrow lanes and speed restriction of 50 mph due to junction improvements on M6 in both directions around J19 A556 (Knutsford) - a new road linking the M6 and A556 is being constructed - until March 2021 A556 - Knutsford - Major roadworks and restrictions on A556 at M6 J19 (Knutsford) - on the roundabout - works around the roundabout have begun to improve the roundabout constructing a new link road through the roundabout linking the M6 and A556 - there will also be overnight closures of the A556 - until September 26 A54 - Holmes Chapel Road - Middlewich - road closed here for resurfacing works - until August 14 B5083 King Street - Knutsford - King Street One Way Street closed due to coronavirus restriction measures from Church Walk to Minshull Street - until August 31 - several other roads within the town centre are closed to allow social distancing Budworth Road - Knutsford - temporary traffic lights and roadworks on Budworth Road around Heyrose Golf Club - until September 2 A530 Middlewich Road - Crewe - road closed here in both directions due to bridge maintenance work between A532 (Marshfield Bank roundabout) and Pyms Lane - until October 23 Victoria Street - Crewe - road closed here for town centre social distancing - until August 30 Woodhouse Lane - Kinsey Heath - Audlem - lane closed in both directions due to burst water main between Kettle Lane and Bellaport Road - expected to be clear by August 9 A534 - Wall Hill - temporary traffic lights and roadworks on A534 near the Brownlow Heath Pyms Lane - Leighton - a speed restriction is in force here of 20mph due to roadworks between Badger Avenue and A530 Middlewich Road - from 6am June 26 to November 30 Minshull New Road - Leighton - a speed restriction is in force here of 20mph due to roadworks on Minshull New Road in both directions between B5076 Bradfield Road and Badger Avenue - from 6am to November 30 Brown Avenue - Alsager - the road will be closed here in both directions to allow telecoms works to take place between Grove Avenue and Woodgate Avenue - from 6am on July 20 to August 7 Badger Avenue - Crewe - there is a speed restriction of 20mph here due to roadworks on Badger Avenue in both directions from Underwood Lane to Minshull New Road - in force from 6am on June 26 until November 30 - there is also a weight restriction of 7.5 tonnes To keep up to date with the latest traffic and travel news where you are enter your postcode in our interactive widget below.
A51 Nantwich Road - Calveley - temporary traffic lights are in operation here due to electricity works being carried out near the Texaco petrol station - expected to clear by August 8 Welshmans Lane - Nantwich - the road will be closed in both directions from 6am on July 27 to August 14 because of roadworks between A51 and B5341 Water Lode Wyche Avenue - Nantwich - Skip obstruction in road here until August 11 - delays are unlikely Pillory Street - Nantwich - road closed here for town centre social distancing - until August 30 Beam Street - Nantwich - road closed here from Dog Lane to King Place for social distancing - until August 30 Waterlode - Nantwich - Cheshire East Council are carrying out highway improvement works here until April 2021 Malbank - Nantwich - Cadent Gas are carrying out works here until August 28 - delays may be possible Wall Lane - Nantwich - Cadent Gas are carrying out works here until August 17 - delays may be possible Derwent Close - Willaston - Cadent Gas are conducting roadworks here until August 14 - delays are possible Shannon Close - Willaston - Cadent Gas are conducting roadworks here until August 20 - delays are unlikely Cheerbrook Road - Willaston - Cadent Gas are conducting roadworks here until August 14 - delays are possible Shavington Bypass - lane closure in place here until August 5 - delays are likely Smithy Lane - Hulme Walfield - the road will be closed here in both directions due to electricity work between Giantswood Lane and A34 Congleton Road from 6am on July 31 to August 4 Sandy Lane - Someford Booths - Sandy Lane closed due to roadworks from A54 Holmes Chapel Road (Somerford Booths) to A534 Sandbach Road (Brownlow) - until September 25 A536 Macclesfield Road - Eaton - Temporary traffic lights and junction improvements on A536 Macclesfield Road near the New Junction Works - until October 2
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A536 Macclesfield Road - Lower Heath - there is a speed restriction here of 30mph due to roadworks in both directions between A34 and Moss Lane - until March 16 2021 A530 Middlewich Road - Woolstanwood - the road is closed in both directions due to bridge maintenance work between A532 (Marshfield Bank roundabout) and Pyms Lane - from June 1 - October 23 Back Lane - Congleton - road closed here in both directions due to roadworks between Longdown Road and Chelford Road - until August 2 Padgbury Lane - Astbury - Padgbury Lane in both directions closed due to roadworks between the Heath Farm Pub and the Church - until September 2 A537 Chelford Road - Broken Cross, Macclesfield - gas main works here and temporary traffic lights on the A537 Chelford Road near the Pack Horse Pub - until October 4 B5074 Swanlow Lane - Church Minshull - temporary traffic lights here for roadworks between Paradise Lane and New Lane - expected to be cleared by September 30 Earle Street - Crewe - Cheshire East Council are carrying out works here from the junction with Market Street to the junction with Hill Street - the road will be closed until August 30 Remer Street - Crewe - Cadent Gas will be carrying out works here until August 14 - delays are likely Deneside Avenue - Crewe - the road will be closed here for footway reconstruction - until August 14 Shelburne Drive - Crewe Green - Untied Utilities are carrying out works here until August 3 - the road will be closed Warrington Slutchers Lane - Warrington - Slutchers Lane in both directions closed due to the Centre Park Link project from A5061 Wilson Patten Street to Centre Park Square - until 6am on August 3 A5061 Wilson Patten Street - Warrington - one lane closed due to roadworks on A5061 Wilson Patten Street between Bank Quay Station and Bold Street Academy Way - Bewsey and Whitecross - traffic control here for works conducted by Warrington Borough Council from Bridge Street to Lower Bank Street - delays are possible - works are set to be completed by August 13 - this is for junction improvements and provision of cycle lane Bold Street - Bewsey and Whitecross - roadworks here until August 10 Knutsford Road - Latchford - lane closure in place from School Street to Carol Street - highway drainage repairs and resurfacing - delays likely here until September 4
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