Road closures: six for St Helens drivers this week

Drivers in and around St Helens will have six National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around St Helens will have six National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And two of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists 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 two closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

M6, from 9pm March 7 to 6am March 14, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 northbound and southbound, junction 22 - 26 lane closures and carriageway closures due to improvements.

M62, from 8.30pm March 13 to 5am March 27, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound, junction 7 - Lane closure for barrier/Fence Safety Repairs.

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

M62, from 8pm March 18 to 6am March 19, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 eastbound and westbound, J7 to J9 - Lane closure for inspection/survey.

M62, from 8.30pm March 20 to 5am March 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound and westbound, junction 7 - eight lane closures due to barrier repairs.

M62, from 8pm March 21 to 6am March 22, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound and westbound, J7 to J9 - Lane closure for inspection/survey.

M62, from 8pm March 23 to 6am March 24, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound, J7 to J9 - Lane closure for inspection/survey.

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