A628 maintenance and improvement programme
The programme consists of several improvements schemes for renewing retaining walls, parapets and drainage and resurfacing work to create safer, smoother and more dependable journeys
These series of improvements are being carried out as part of a £5m investment in this vital Trans-Pennine route. This work which includes renewing retaining walls, barriers and drainage and resurfacing work will be carried out over this financial year and will create safer and smoother journeys.
The A628 is a crucial network route for an average of 9,000 road users each day. It’s a single lane route taking traffic over the Pennines enduring some of the most challenging weather conditions and continued extensive wear and tear.
The investment in maintaining this route will create safer, smoother more reliable journeys.
The drainage work will protect the carriageway from water damage and the resurfacing will ensure the route is free flowing, improving safety. Reconstructing retaining walls and barriers will also improve safety and create stability.