Press release

Overnight closure on Chain Bar roundabout

Chain Bar roundabout at junction 26 on the M62 will be closed overnight on Saturday 4 July to enable narrow lanes and temporary road safety barriers to be installed as part of the £5.6 million scheme to add an extra lane to the roundabout.

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The roundabout will be closed from 7pm Saturday until 9am Sunday 5 July.

The closure is part of a Highways England project to widen the roundabout from 3 to 4 lanes. During the closure there will be clearly signed diversions in place and all the existing lanes will remain open throughout the day to keep delays to a minimum.

Project Manager, Esref Ulas, said:

This overnight closure will allow us to install temporary safety barriers and narrow lanes which will minimise the disruption to motorists so we can maintain three lanes around the roundabout during the construction works and will also keep our workforce safe whilst they carry out this major improvement.

For further information on this scheme visit the project pages.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 2 July 2015