Archive for the ‘Traffic’ Category

Woodford Road to Close Again: 24-27th Oct

by jontwigge on 16 October, 2017

During the school holiday week (24rd to 27th October) Woodford Road in Poynton will be closed again. On the Monday (23rd) there will be temporary traffic lights.  The work is to “complete the jointing on the new bridge”. During the closure there will be signs again at the junction with Chester Road and Dean Lane. […]

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The Lib Dems have submitted our response to the first stage of Stockport’s Local Plan consultation. “At the heart of the Lib Dem response is a two stage approach to house-building across the next 20 years – brownfield in the first years and green belt only later, if at all. “Major changes in the UK […]

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Sunday 22nd: Lane Closures on the A6

by jontwigge on 15 October, 2017

Council officers tell me that there will be carriageway repairs on the A6 next Sunday (22nd) and that they will require the use of temporary lane closures. Solutions SK, working on behalf of Stockport Council, will be undertaking various repairs along London Road, Hazel Grove, between the junctions of Rosebery Street and Macclesfield Road. Roseberry […]

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A6MARR Bus Bridge and Overall Progress Update

by jontwigge on 14 October, 2017

The Bus Bridge and Public Presentations: The huge delay of the new bus bridge along the old A6 that runs across the new A6MARR has been a disaster for some local residents who have faced a long walk down towards the police station to catch a bus. Originally to be opened this summer, along with […]

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A6 in Stockport Due to Reopen on 16th October

by jontwigge on 9 October, 2017

The last works on the A6 bridge in the centre of Stockport are due to finish on 15th October with the road opening again on Monday 16th. Once the road is open again works will resume in St Mary’s to complete that area giving more capacity around Stockport. Please note that buses may be affected […]

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A6 Drains and Roadworks Update

by jontwigge on 25 September, 2017

Many people will have noticed the dropped drain grids and intermittent lane closures along the A6 in the last few weeks. When these problems were first investigated some weeks ago there were found to be unmapped drains running along the road. Below is the latest unedited update from Council Officers about the ongoing situation.  There […]

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Macclesfield Road Park and Ride Traffic Lights

by jontwigge on 28 August, 2017

The news back from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is again that the lights by the Park and Ride are working as they are designed to do.  The lights sometimes go red only when travelling from Macclesfield Road to the A6 but not in the other direction. The official word is: The traffic lights at this […]

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There will be some major roadworks due to the replacement of gas pipes later in August – from the 18th to 27th. The main work will be on Offerton Road, at the junction with Brinkburn, with temporary traffic lights. The lights will be staffed from 7am till 7pm. However, Brinkburn Road will also be affected […]

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Discuss Speeding With Your Local Police

by jontwigge on 26 July, 2017

Speeding is an ongoing problem in Hazel Grove and all across Stockport.  A small number of individuals feel that they can completely flout the law and travel at grossly excessive speeds. With fewer police generally and far fewer traffic police in particular they simply do not have the presence to offer the same deterrent that […]

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Council Quick to Respond Over Crossing Safety

by jontwigge on 25 July, 2017

A recent report of a nasty fall at the Pelican Crossing on Torkington Road was caused by the road surface wearing badly.   Cllr Jon Twigge said “While the wear in the road surface did not meet the normal conditions for immediate action, given the location at the Pelican crossing it was important to get […]

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