Major road schemes
A51 Tarvin to Chester improvement scheme
This scheme will address heavy road traffic congestion and travel delay along the A51 corridor, especially at peak times. You can find more information about the improvement scheme on our website.
A5117 Cycle improvement scheme
This scheme is working to provide a new shared used pathway along the northern side of the A5117 road corridor between Ellesmere Port and Thornton-Le-Moors that forms part of National Cycle Route 5. This is scheduled to begin in September 2020. You can find more information about the improvement scheme on our website.
A556 Gadbrook Business Park junction upgrade
This upgrade will deliver a new dedicated free flow left turn lane, extended junction approaches, improved traffic signal equipment, while reducing traffic delays during peak time periods, with enhancements to existing pedestrian and cycling facilities.
The scheme will be delivered in several phases beginning in Autumn 2020, with all works scheduled for completion in Spring 2021. You can find more information about the junction upgrade on our website.
Chester to Ellesmere Port Canal towpath improvement scheme
The scheme will work to upgrade sections of the Shropshire Union Canal towpath between Chester and Ellesmere Port is scheduled to begin in September 2020.
The project will see the upgrade of three sections of towpath along the canal between Chester and Ellesmere Port. You can find out more information about the improvement on our website.
Our programme has now started. This includes our regular routine maintenance as well as any additional work in the borough.
Transport disruption in Chester
We are investing in Chester city centre, creating amazing places and high quality facilities for people to enjoy such as Chester Northgate.
Impact to the highways and some inconvenience to journeys into and out of the city centre is unavoidable. We are working to keep disruption to a minimum and keep you informed when and where impact will be the greatest. You can find more information about transport disruption in Chester on our website.