Merseyside roadworks guide: What’s happening in the run up to Christmas

Drivers in Liverpool are used to battling through roadworks all year, with the last few weeks seeming to bring an extra surge of cones on to our roads.

The Liverpool ECHO has taken a look at the roadworks taking place across Merseyside in the run-up to Christmas – think of it as helping you to avoid the jams as opposed to dampening your Christmas spirit.

Please note that road and construction works may not be in place for the whole periods stated and plans may change. Read the Liverpool Echo to stay updated.

Liverpool

 

No-go at the hospital

The redevelopment of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital has resulted in the cars not being allowed to drive down West Derby Street, while the left-turn from West Derby Street onto Low Hill will be closed until May 31 2017.

The redevelopment of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital has resulted in lane restrictions and a temporary one-way system from Crown Street to Low Hill until October 13 2017. Bridge reconstruction works on Great Howard Street– between Oil Street and Paisley Street– have resulted in continuing road closures until March 31 2017.

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Stonebridge Lane to Back Gilmoss Road, Croxteth , has lane restrictions until November 25 due to junction improvement works from Dowhigh Construction.

Highway drainage works from Amey LG on Lower House Lane to Townsend Avenue have resulted in lane restrictions until November 25.

The redevelopment of Edge Lane Retail Park from AE Yates has resulted in off-peak lane restrictions, with lanes closed to traffic depending on the needs of the work, from Mill Lane to Montrose Way until August 2017. There is also a left-turn ban for HGV’s from Mill Lane onto Edge Lane Drive until August 2017.

Beechurst Road to Grange Way have off-peak two-way signals until November 25.

Childwall Park Avenue and Blackwood Avenue on Woolton Road will have multi-phase traffic signals until November 25.

Wirral

Roads closed

Thompson Street in Tranmere will be closed from November 28 until December 16 due to sewer works by Wirral Council.

Maple Street in Tranmere is also closed from November 15 to 19 for essential gas works by the National Grid, while Woodchurch Road in Prenton is closed on November 27 from 9am to 4pm under the railway bridge for a structural examination by Network Rail

It will then be closed again from December 15 to January 3 2017 for United Utilities to replace an existing damaged meter frame.

Town Meadow Lane in Moreton will be closed on December 4 by United Utilities to replace a manhole frame, while School Lane in Wallasey Village is closed from November 23 to March 6 2017 so that Network Rail can reconstruct the railway bridge.

Telegraph Road in Heswall will have one lane closed until November 24 by Wirral Council to remove a large electrical box, and restrictions will be in place between December 9-15 so a cable can be installed.

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Oxton Road is due to be closed from December 1-7 due to a new gas pipe being fitted by Wirral Council, and traffic restructions are in place

Sefton

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Roads closed

Breeze Hill in Bootle will be closed from the junction of Southport Road to the junction of Stuart Road until December 21 for underground electrical services, as will Fernhill Road between December 13 and February 13 2017 for the same reason.

Hartwell Street in Litherland is due to be closed from December 12 to December 28 at the junction with Linacre Road due to sewer branch repairing. Road users will be diverted down Towcester St.

Blenheim Avenue in Litherland will be closed until November 28 due to carriageway resurfacing from Sefton Council. Car users can use St. Matthews Avenue instead.

Crosby Road North in Waterloo will have one lane closed until January 5 2017 from Haigh Road to the opposite petrol station, for pipes to be replaced by the national grid

Carr Meadow Hey in Netherton will be closed on November 21 & December 8 for the replacement of a manhole frame and cover. Work will be done from outside Lam’s Restaurant to Simon’s Croft road.

College Road North will be closed from Nov 28 to December 7 for carriageway resurfacing works by Sefton Council.

Moss Lane in Little Crosby is due to be closed until December 5 on the approach to Little Crosby village. Sefton Council will be carrying out speed improvements – speed cushions, zebra crossing facility and signs.

Traffic Control

Bridle Road in Netherton will be under traffic controls from November 21 until November 23 outside Sefton House due to the installation of a new 25mm water connection from United Utilities.

Ormskirk Road in Aintree , has its footpaths closed until November 23 for improvement works from Sefton Council.

Traffic controls will also be in place on Coronation Road in Crosby, with multi-way signals from December 2 to December 16 because of essential gas maintenance from National Grid.

Knowsley

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Knowsley Lane will have two-way traffic signals on November 25 to December 1 outside No. 315, as the National Grid will be connecting properties to the network.

United Utilities will be repairing a water main on Abercrombie Road on the Knowsley Industrial Park on November 21.

One lane will be closed at the corner of Bewley Drive, Valley Road and Whitefield Drive in Southdene, Kirkby, until March 31 2017 due to improved junction works by Knowsley Council.

This article was written for the Liverpool ECHO.

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