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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Planned roadworks

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Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J25 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 22 October 2018 to 16:00 on 26 October 2018. Schedule : From 09:00 on 29 October 2018 to 16:00 on 2 November 2018. Schedule : From 09:00 on 5 November 2018 to 20:00 on 9 November 2018.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 3:02 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 December 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:01 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 25 October 2018 to 06:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 8:40 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 October 2018 to 06:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 October 2018 to 06:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 October 2018 to 06:00 on 26 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:10 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 24 October 2018 to 06:00 on 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:11 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 October 2018 to 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:01 am
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 October 2018 to 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:01 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 October 2018 to 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:01 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 22 October 2018 to 25 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:01 am

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