Road closures: almost a dozen for Rochdale drivers over the next fortnight

Drivers in and around Rochdale will have 11 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020

Drivers in and around Rochdale will have 11 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And five of them are expected to cause delays of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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 February 11 to 5am February 13, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 eastbound, junction 21 to junction 22 - lane closure for barriers - permanent.

A627(M), from 8pm January 15 to 6am February 21, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 both directions J19 to J21 - carriageway closure for horticulture (cutting and planting) on behalf of National Highways.

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

M62, from 9pm February 12 to 6am February 17, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 both directions Heywood Interchange to Milnrow Interchange - lane closure switching for su works on behalf of Network Rail.

A627(M), from 8pm February 16 to 6am February 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 westbound, junction 20 to junction 19 - lane closure for drainage on behalf of National Highways.

M62, from 9pm February 17 to 5am February 19, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 both directions, junction 19 to junction 21 - lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

A627(M), from 8.30pm February 18 to 5am March 13, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M62 both directions, junction 18 to junction 20 - carriageway closure for communications.

M60, from 9pm February 19 to 5am February 21, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M66 northbound and southbound, jct four - two lane closures and carriageway closures due to barrier repairs.

M62, from 8pm February 20 to 5am February 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M62 both directions, junction 21 to junction 22 - lane closure for barriers - permanent on behalf of National Highways.

A627(M), from 8pm February 21 to 6am March 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A627M both directions Rochdale to junction 2 - lane closure for horticulture.

M66, from 10.30pm February 21 to 5am February 22, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M66 both directions, junction 2 to 3 - carriageway closure for barrier repairs.

A627(M), from 9pm February 26 to 5am March 27, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A627M both directions A663 to J1 - carriageway closure for drainage.

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