Archive for the ‘Roadworks’ Category

The A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road (A6MARR) is expected to reduce traffic flow and congestion a little on some local roads in the surrounding areas, including some roads through Hazel Grove. To find out more about the proposals, discuss them with the Stockport Council team and provide your comments we invite you to attend […]

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Unfortunately, with all the works on the SEMMMS scheme we have more road closures, this time for drainage works and resurfacing on Macclesfield Road. These works will require a total of five night time (weeknights 8pm to 6am) over the course of the two week period. The closure zone will be from just north of […]

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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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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 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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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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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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A6 Weekend Lane Closures

by jontwigge on 25 June, 2017

There will be drainage repairs on the A6 in Hazel Grove, between the junctions with Hope Street and Cooke Street over two weekends: 1st and 2nd of July and 15th and 16th of July. There have been a few problems in this area over recent weeks and hopefully these repairs will help a lot. The works will require […]

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Chester Rd resurfacing in the next week

by paulankers on 24 June, 2017

There will be traffic disruption on Chester Rd between 25th June & 2nd July, but this will repair some very bad potholes outside the Conservative club. Stockport Council will be carrying out carriageway resurfacing on Chester Road (part) from the junction with Buxton Road to the junction with Grundey Street.  The work will be carried […]

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