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Major road schemes

Roadworks during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Our Highways teams are responding to urgent works to keep the borough’s highway network safe. We will continue with work that can still be completed safely with social distancing.

Some work that would need staff to work close together has been postponed.

We are constantly reviewing working practices to ensure our operations keep to Government, Public Health England and industry guidance.

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.

Cycleway improvement work at Sutton Way Boulevard, Ellesmere Port

Construction work is progressing on schedule at Sutton Way, Ellesmere Port, where a new cycle route will make cycling and walking more accessible in the area. 

This scheme is creating 4.2km of new shared cyclist and pedestrian space along Sutton Way Boulevard between the A41/Green Lane and Whitby Road/Stanney Lane. Further information can be found on Your West Cheshire.

Micro asphalt programme

Our programme has now started. This treatment programme is a road maintenance process. You can find out more information about the programme on our website.

Sutton Weaver bridge repair

Repairs to Frodsham's Sutton Weaver Swing bridge are being carried out on Wednesday 5 February and will last for 6 nights. The bridge will be open during repairs but there will be lane closures, controlled by traffic lights.

Traffic lights to be replaced on A51 near Aldi

Our highways team will be replacing traffic signal equipment on the A51 near Aldi. Temporary traffic signals and lane narrowing will be in place during the work period. The work is expected to start on Tuesday 28 January and will last up to three days.

Transport disruption in Chester

The Council is 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. The Council is working to keep disruption to a minimum and keep you informed when and where impact will be the greatest.

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