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Congleton Link Road: latest on road closures and diversions

We've received the following information from GRAHAM, the principal contractor for the CLR, on  current and planned road closures and diversions related to the new road:

TEMPORARY TWO LANE CARRIAGEWAY – Chelford Road, Congleton, between Black Firs Lane and Back Lane

To enable the construction of the Chelford Road overbridge and divert existing services.

Start Date – 3rd June 2019
For the duration of the Chelford Road overbridge

ROAD CLOSURE  - Sandy Lane, Congleton, between A54 Holmes Chapel Road and A534 Sandbach Road

The closure will enable us to access the adjacent fields to carry out earthworks, divert drainage and construct two new roundabouts. Sandy Lane will be closed for an initial period of 9 months.

Start Date – 28th May 2019
Planned Completion - Late February 2020

TEMPORARY CARRIAGEWAY & TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Giantswood Lane, Congleton, between Westlow Mere and Smithy Lane

In order to facilitate construction of the Giantswood Lane overbridge, traffic has been diverted onto a newly constructed carriageway. A 10 mile per hour speed restriction will be imposed 24 hours a day.

Started – 1st May 2019
For the duration of the Giantswood Lane overbridge construction

ROAD CLOSURE  - Back Lane, Congleton, between Radnor Hall Farm and Radnor Park Trading Estate 

We will be carrying out road improvements along this stretch of Back Lane as part of the overall scheme.

Started - 28th January 2019
Planned Completion – 31 July 2019

If you have any questions regarding the information enclosed, please contact GRAHAM via

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