Manchester road closures: almost a dozen for motorists to avoid over the next fortnight

Manchester's motorists will have 11 road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020

Manchester's motorists will have 11 road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

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

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

A5103, from 8pm February 5 to 5am February 16, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5103 northbound, lane closures from Mersey Crescent to Neil Lane due to patching works.

A5103, from 8.30pm February 10 to 6am February 26, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A5103 both directions M56 to Mersey Crescent - carriageway closure for horticulture.

A5103, from 8pm January 8 to 5am March 2, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5103 both directions M56 to A5103 - lane closure for drainage.

M60, from 8pm November 14 2023 to 6am March 2 2024, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 both directions, junction 20 to 3 - lane closures and slip road closure for signs - erection on behalf of National Highways.

A5103, from 8pm January 24 to 6am April 27, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 both directions, junction 8 to junction 24 - carriageway closure for electrical works on behalf of National Highways.

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

A663, from 8pm February 12 to 5am February 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A663 both directions Long Lane to Semple Way - lane closure for white lining/road markings.

A663, from 11am to 2pm on February 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A663 northbound, Broadway to Mough Lane - lane closure for electrical works on behalf of National Highways.

M56, from 9pm February 14 to 6am February 16, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 both directions J1 to J4 - lane closure for structure - maintenance.

A5103, from 8.30pm February 17 to 5am February 19, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M56 westbound, junction 1 to 4 - M60 clockwise jct one to 4 lane closures and carriageway closure for barrier repairs.

M60, from 9pm February 19 to 6am February 23, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M60 both directions J4 to J6 - carriageway closure for structure - maintenance.

A5103, from 8.30pm February 24 to 5am February 26, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M56 eastbound, junction 7 to junction 3 - Lane closure for Horticulture (Cutting and Planting).

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