St Helens road closures: six for motorists to avoid over the next fortnight

Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
St Helens's motorists will have six road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

St Helens's motorists will have six road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And five of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with drivers facing waits of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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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 January 29 to 6am February 5, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 North and southbound, junction 21A - 26 lane closures and carriageway closures due to improvement works.

A580, from 9pm June 8 2023 to 6am May 1 2024, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M6 Haydock Island footpath closures due to improvement works.

And a further four closures will begin over the next two weeks:

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M62, from 8pm February 5 to 5am February 7, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 westbound, seven to 7 - carriageway closure for barriers - temporary on behalf of National Highways.

M62, from 8pm February 10 to 5am February 12, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 westbound, seven to 7 - carriageway closure for barriers - temporary on behalf of National Highways.

M62, from 8pm February 14 to 5am February 15, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound, six to 7 - lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

M57, from 8pm February 19 to 6am June 8, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 both directions M62, junction 6 to M62, junction 7 - carriageway closure for carriageway - reconstruction/renewal.

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