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HIGHWAYS ENGLAND COMPANY LIMITED ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14 THE M6 MOTORWAY (JUNCTION 21A-24 NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND CARRIAGEWAYS AND SLIP AND LINK ROADS) & M62 (EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND LINK ROADS) TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBmON OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2016

Notice ID: MF0192751

Notice effective from
29th December 2016 to 28th January 2017

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HIGHWAYS ENGLAND COMPANY LIMITED ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14 THE M6 MOTORWAY (JUNCTION 21A-24 NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND CARRIAGEWAYS AND SLIP AND LINK ROADS) & M62 (EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND LINK ROADS)

[TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBmON OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Company Limited (Company No.09346363) has made an Order on the M6 and M62 Motorways in the Boroughs of Warrington, St Helens and Wigan, in the Counties of Cheshire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester to enable resurfacing, renewal of road markings and road studs, crack sealing, reinstatement of traffic detector loops, and other general maintenance works; to be carried out in safety.

(a) The Order will impose a 50 mph speed restriction on the following sections of the M6 and M62 Motorways:



(i) the northbound carriageway from a point 400 metres north of the centreline of Locking Stumps Lane Bridge, to the centreline of Ashton Bridge at junction 24;

Oi) the southbound carriageway from a point 200 metres north of the centreline of Low Bank Road Bridge, to the centreline of Coppice Pit Bridge;

the southbound carriageway from a point 200 metres north of the centreline of Low Bank Road Bridge, to the centreline of Coppice Pit Bridge;

(iii) the M62 eastbound to M6 northbound link road (M6 junction 21 A), from the last point where it leaves the M62 eastbound to M6 southbound link road, to the first point where it joins the M6 northbound carriageway;



(iv) the M62 westbound to M6 northbound link road (M6 junction 21 A), from the last point where it leaves the M62 westbound to M6 southbound link road, to the first point where it joins the M6 northbound carriageway;



(v) the M62 eastbound and westbound link roads to the M6 northbound link roads at M6 junction 21A;



(vi) the M6 northbound and southbound entry slip roads at junction 22;



(vii) the M6 northbound and southbound entry slip roads at junction 23;



(viii) the M6 northbound and southbound entry slip roads from the North West Regional Control Centre at Rob Lane.



(b) The Order will ban all traffic from the following sections of the M6 and M62 Motorways:



(i) the M6 northbound carriageway from the last point where the junction 22 exit slip road leaves the carriageway, to the first point where the junction 23 entry slip road joins the carriageway;



(ii) the M6 southbound carriageway from the last point where the junction 23 exit slip road leaves the carriageway, to the first point where the junction 22 entry slip road joins the carriageway;



(iii) the M6 northbound carriageway from a point 120 metres south of the centreline of Coppice Pit Bridge, to a point 200 metres south of the centreline of Ashton Bridge at junction 24;



(iv) the M6 southbound carriageway from a point 400 metres south of the centreline of Ashton Bridge at junction 24, to a point 200 metres north of the centreline of Coppice Pit Bridge;



(v) the M62 eastbound to M6 northbound link road (M6 junction 21 A), from the last point where it leaves the M62 eastbound to M6 southbound link road, to the first point where it joins the M6 northbound carriageway;



(vi) the M62 westbound to M6 northbound link road (M6 junction 21 A), from the last point where it leaves the M62 westbound to M6 southbound link road, to the first point where it joins the M6 northbound carriageway;



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(vii) the M6 northbound and southbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 22;



(viii)the M6 northbound and southbound exit and entry slip roads leading to and from the North West Regional Control Centre at Rob Lane;

(ix) the M6 northbound and southbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 23.



The Order will allow the hardshoulder adjacent to the sections of the M6 Motorway described at b(iii) and (iv) to be used as running lanes. A 50 mph speed limit will be in force on the hardshoulder when used as a running lane. Restrictions (a) and (c) and prohibitions (b) iii-ix are expected to take place overnight between 2100 hours and 0500 hours (continuing to 0700 hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings) during a period starting on Monday 2 January 2017 and ending on Friday 31 March 2017. However, works may start and continue between the same times on subsequent nights or continue until completed.

Prohibitions (b) i-ii are expected to take place overnight between 2200 hours and 0500 hours (continuing to 0700 hours on Saturday and Sunday mornings) during a period starting on Monday 2 January 2017 and ending on Friday 31 March 2017. However, works may start and continue between the same times on subsequent nights or continue until completed. Diversion routes via alternative junctions of the M6 and M62 Motorways and local roads will be well signed. The restrictions will not apply to emergency services or special-forces vehicles, and the prohibitions will not apply to emergency services, works, winter maintenance, or traffic officer vehicles. The prohibitions and restrictions will only apply during such times and to such extent as shall from time to time be indicated by traffic signs. The Order comes into force on 1 January 2017 and has a maximum duration of eighteen months. For further information, contact Anisah Murphy Telephone Number: 0300 470 6076.

David Logan, an official of Highways England Company Limited, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester M1 2WD.

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