Oldham road closures: seven for motorists to avoid this week

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

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

And one of them is expected to cause moderate delays – with drivers facing a holdup 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:

M62, from 9pm January 24 to 6am February 18, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound, junction 21 to junction 22, Lane closure for carriageway repair.

A663, from 8pm December 5 2022 to 6am March 4 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A663 both directions Middleton Rd to Foxdenton - carriageway closure for carriageway - reconstruction.

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

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M60, from 8pm January 30 to 3am February 1, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 clockwise, junction 22 exit slip road lane closure due to maintenance works.

M60, from 8pm January 30 to 3am February 1, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 clockwise, junction 22 entry slip road lane closure due to maintenance works.

M60, from 10am to 4pm on January 31, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M60 clockwise J21 to J22 - hard shoulder only for communications.

M62, from 9pm February 7 to 5am February 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound and westbound, junction 20 to junction 22 - Lane closure for communications.

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A663, from 9.30am February 13 to 3.30pm February 17, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A663 northbound, Lane one closure outside and opposite 239 for United Utilities works.

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