Knowsley road closures: nine for motorists to avoid this week

Knowsley's motorists will have nine road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Knowsley's motorists will have nine road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And two of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with drivers facing holdups of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that three closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

M57, from 9pm May 20 to 6am May 27, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 eastbound and westbound, junction 6 entry slip road closure due to inspection works.

M57, from 9.30am April 25 to 3.30pm September 20, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 southbound, junction 6 exit slip road lane one closure due to horticultural works.

M57, from 9.30am April 19 to 3.30pm September 30, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 southbound, junction 3 exit slip road lane closure due to horticultural works.

And a further six closures will begin over the next seven days:

M57, from 6am May 28 to 7pm May 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 northbound, junction 4 exit slip road lane closure due to general maintenance works.

M57, from 6am May 28 to 7pm May 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 southbound, junction 4 exit slip road lane closure due to maintenance works.

M57, from 6am May 28 to 7pm May 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 southbound, junction 5 exit slip lane closure due to vegetation clearance on the A580.

M62, from 8pm May 30 to 6am May 31, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62, junction 6 roundabout lane closures due to electrical works.

M57, from 9.30am June 6 to 3.30pm June 7, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M57 northbound, junction 6 exit slip road lane closure due to horticultural works.

M57, from 9pm June 6 to 6am October 31, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M57 northbound and southbound, junction 1 - three lane closures and carriageway closures due to resurfacing scheme.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.