M62 junction 26 Chain Bar improvement scheme

Improving traffic flow on the M62 Chain Bar roundabout by adding an extra lane and reconfiguring the traffic signals.

Region:  North East
Start date:  11 May 2015
Cost:  ¬£11.03 million
Status:  COMPLETED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  Spring 2017
Programme:  

Progress report

We have completed this scheme and road users are now benefitting from a wider roundabout and less congestion.

Timeline

Date Event
11 May 2015 Start of works
Spring 2017 End of works

Why we need this scheme

The roundabout currently suffers from congestion at peak times, resulting in delays.

Aims

The extra lane will increase capacity. Reconfiguring the traffic signals will improve how traffic flows through the roundabout. This will help to reduce congestion and delays. We are also providing new lane markings and signs to improve safety.

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J25 and J24 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:30 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:30 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J28 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 15:30 from 20 August 2018 to 24 August 2018.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:30 am
Location : The M606 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 to M62 West. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J25 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J26 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M606 southbound exit slip at junction J1 to roundabout. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 August 2018 to 06:00 on 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 5:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 August 2018 to 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 2:42 am
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J26 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 August 2018 to 18 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 2:42 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junction J1 and the M62 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 23 August 2018 to 06:00 on 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 8:40 pm
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 23 August 2018 to 06:00 on 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 8:40 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 23 August 2018 to 06:00 on 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 8:40 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound entry slip at junction J26 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M606 southbound exit slip at junction J1 to M62 East. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 August 2018 to 24 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 22 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 1:21 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 22 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 1:21 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 August 2018 to 22 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 1:21 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 06:08 on 24 July 2018 to 20:00 on 31 August 2018.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 1:01 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 11:21 on 24 July 2018 to 20:00 on 31 August 2018. Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 1:01 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:07 on 23 July 2018 to 06:00 on 29 November 2018.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 1:00 pm

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