Regular progress updates will be added to this web page throughout the work to keep you updated.
Advanced works on the eastern footway have already begun. These works will be completed ahead of the 24th July enabling the footway to reopened for pedestrians and cyclists.
This continued access is part of our plans to minimise disruption as much as possible.
Update 20th July 2017
Greek Street, Stockport
United Utilities are currently undertaking repairs to their damaged sewer on Greek Street, Stockport and hope to reopen the road by Sunday 23rd July 2017.
Update 12 July 2017:
Daw Bank Closure 13-19th July 2017
Essential Electricity North West Limited utility diversions are needed for the A6 bridge works.
So that we can keep as many routes as possible open during the A6’s closure they will be done ahead of the bridge works beginning.
From Thursday 13th July to Wednesday 19th July, Daw Bank will be closed to traffic between the A6 Bridge and Mersey Square (24 hours a day) and a signed diversion route will be in place for traffic via Exchange Street and St. Peter’s Square.
Pedestrians will still be able to get along Daw Bank and access to properties will be maintained.
St Marys Way
St Marys Way and Hempshaw Lane night time resurfacing works: 30th June for 2 weeks
The A6 in the town centre is due to be closed to traffic from 24th July for essential repair works to the viaduct /bridge structure. From this date the route to Portwood roundabout (M60 J27) from the A6 via Longshut Lane, Hempshaw Lane and St Marys Way will be opened up to its full capacity. The wider route will mostly accommodate two lanes in each direction.
Before the A6 is closed, sections of St Marys Way and Hempshaw Lane are planned to be resurfaced overnight from Friday 30th June for two weeks. The resurfacing works will require St Marys Way and Hempshaw Lane to be closed to traffic in both directions between the junctions of Hempshaw Lane/Higher Hillgate and St Marys Way/Spring Gardens from 7pm to 6am. Signed diversion routes will be in place for motorists during this time.
All other highways improvement works planned on St Marys Way and Hempshaw Lane are to be suspended during the A6 closure. Works to improve the junctions on the St Marys Way / Hempshaw Lane route will resume following completion of repairs to the A6 viaduct /bridge.
Advanced works on the eastern footway have begun. These works will be completed ahead of the 24th July enabling the footway to reopened for pedestrians and cyclists to continue accessing the area during the period of bridge works.
7th July 2017
Progress continues to be made on the footpath works on the A6 bridge.
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