Former Chancellor – and new London Evening Standard editor – George Osborne opened the new £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway today.
Highways England has blamed a “traffic sensor fault” for the long queues that hit the A556 this morning, just 24 hours after the new road opened.
Cheshire’s brand new A556 dual carriageway is set to open for the first time on Monday as work on the £192million Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway is completed.
The final phase of work on the £192m A556 bypass project has begun – with a completion date set for the end of next month.
An event is being held in Altrincham this week to give people the chance to find out more about the controversial High Speed Two (HS2) rail link scheme.
Junction 8 of the M56 – the junction closest to the Bowdon roundabout – will finally reopen this weekend after a closure that has lasted for several months.
A new water taxi service has launched connecting Sale with Manchester city centre along the Bridgewater Canal.
Highways England has released details of forthcoming overnight junction and carriageway closures as it works to deliver the £192 million Knutsford to Bowdon link road between the M6 and M56.
Metrolink services on the Altrincham line are expected to remain suspended “for most of the afternoon” due to a damaged overhead line at Trafford Bar.
A new phase of overnight carriageway closures are to start this month as work on the new £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway continues.
Local residents have called for action after another accident at a notorious Hale blackspot this morning.
There was major disruption to trams on the Altrincham line this afternoon when vandals threw jump leads on to the overhead wires in Timperley.
The new-look St Peter’s Square tram stop is to open to Metrolink passengers from this Sunday – and tram bosses are promising a more “frequent and reliable” service as a result.
One of the most controversial and frustrating roadworks projects in recent memory has finally been completed.
An Altrincham car leasing and contract hire specialist is looking to spearhead an electric car rental revolution in the North West by offering the sought-after Tesla S model for both hire and lease.
Local residents say they are “devastated” by a multi-million pound plan to build a logistics and science park on 185 acres of Green Belt close to the Bowdon Roundabout.
Altrincham-bound motorists are set for more disruption from Monday, with the four-month closure of the eastbound exit slip road of the M56 junction 7.
Manchester Road to be reduced to one lane in both directions as £1m widening scheme nears completion
Motorists are set to face more misery on Manchester Road from Monday as a further one-lane system is introduced as part of the ongoing £1m A56 road-widening scheme.
Servicemen and women will be able to ride on Metrolink trams for free from Saturday.
Work on the new £192m bypass between the M56 and M6 is to cause more disruption for drivers, with the Bowdon roundabout set for five weeks of overnight closures from next week.