A57/A628 Trans-Pennine upgradeRecently updated

We are investigating ways to improve connectivity between Manchester and Sheffield.

Region:  North West
Start date:  2020
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  2023
Programme:  

Progress report

During Winter/Spring 2018 we have been consulting on our proposed plans for the Trans-Pennine Upgrade. We’d like to thank everyone who has participated and given us their views by feeding back on the consultation.

What's next?

All comments received will be taken into account as we further refine the plans and explore our approach to environmental mitigation. All responses received will be analysed and compiled into a report which will form part of our planning application and will also be available following submission of the application. We propose to submit the planning application by winter 2018/19 and, provided it is granted, we estimate that works will start on the link roads in 2020.

Timeline

Date Event
November 2017 Announcement of our preferred route
Winter/Spring 2018 Public consultation
Winter 2018/19 Submission of planning application
2020 Construction begins

Why we need this scheme

The existing route connecting the M67 at Mottram in Longdendale to the M1, north of Sheffield, mostly consists of single carriageway sections with steep gradients and sharp bends. The existing route currently causes a number of negative issues for local people.

Sections of the route can also be badly affected by poor weather and accident rates are above the national average. The road is often closed for these reasons, which means it is not as reliable as it should be. The lack of technology in the area, such as electronic information signs, also means that there is little information available for road users to make effective decisions about their journey.

The scheme in detail

In November 2017 we announced our preferred package. We are proposing to deliver the following elements:

  • Mottram Moor link road – a new dual carriageway from the M67 junction 4 roundabout to a new junction on A57(T) Mottram Moor and a new single carriageway connecting to the A6018 Roe Cross Road.
  • A57(T) to A57 link road – a new single carriageway link from the A57(T) at Mottram Moor to a new junction on the A57 on Woolley Bridge.
  • Safety and technology improvements – including safety measures focused on addressing accident hotspots and the provision of electronic message signs.
  • A616/A61(T) Westwood roundabout – improvements to reduce congestion and improve the flow of traffic through the roundabout in Tankersley, Sheffield.

Aims

The aims of this scheme include:

  • connectivity – by reducing congestion and improving the reliability of people’s journeys between the Manchester and Sheffield city regions.
  • environmental – by improving air quality and reducing noise levels in certain areas, through reduced congestion and removal of traffi c from residential areas. The scheme is also being designed to avoid unacceptable impacts on the natural environment and landscape in the Peak District National Park.
  • societal – by re-connecting local communities along the Trans-Pennine route.
  • capacity – by reducing delays and queues that occur during busy periods and improving the performance of junctions on the route.
  • reliability – by reducing the number of incidents and by the use of technology to advise drivers of incidents along the route.
  • safety – by reducing the number of accidents along the route through targeted improvement measures

Further information

If you believe you are entitled to make a Part I claim for compensation under the Land Compensation Act 1973, please find more information on the Part I claims website.

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A627M southbound exit slip to the A664 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 22:02 on 19 October 2018 to 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:05 pm
Location : The M67 westbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M67 westbound at junction J3 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M67 westbound entry slip at junction J3 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M67 westbound between junctions J3 and J1A . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J20 and J21 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J21 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:04 pm
Location : The M67 westbound exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Litter Clearance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:30 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:03 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:03 pm
Location : The A627M northbound entry slip from the A664 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 October 2018 to 05:00 on 22 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 11:12 am
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J24 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:40 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J2 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:40 am
Location : The M67 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 October 2018 to 03:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 8:10 pm
Location : The M67 westbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 October 2018 to 03:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 8:10 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise at junction J1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 31 March 2019.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:04 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J21 and J19 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 October 2018 to 05:00 on 23 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:20 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J19 and J20 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 October 2018 to 05:00 on 23 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:20 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise at junction J21 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 October 2018 to 05:00 on 24 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:02 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J22 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 October 2018 to 05:00 on 24 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:02 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise between junctions J21 and J22 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 23 October 2018 to 05:00 on 24 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:02 pm
Location : The M67 westbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 03:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M67 westbound exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 03:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M67 westbound between junctions J4 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 03:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M67 westbound entry slip at junction J1A . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 03:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M67 westbound exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 03:00 from 24 October 2018 to 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M67 westbound entry slip at junction J3 . Reason : Litter clearance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 24 October 2018 to 03:30 on 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:10 pm
Location : The M67 eastbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 October 2018 to 05:00 on 17 November 2018.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:11 pm
Location : The M67 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 22 October 2018 to 28 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:10 pm
Location : The M67 eastbound exit slip at junction J1A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 22 October 2018 to 28 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:10 pm
Location : The M67 eastbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 05:00 from 22 October 2018 to 28 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:10 pm
Location : The M60 clockwise entry slip at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 October 2018 to 07:00 on 21 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 10:30 am
Location : The M60 clockwise exit slip at junction J4 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 October 2018 to 05:00 on 10 December 2018.
Posted: October 16, 2018, 7:30 am
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J25 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 October 2018 to 05:00 on 21 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:47 pm
Location : The M60 anticlockwise between junctions J24 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 October 2018 to 05:00 on 21 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:47 pm

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