M62 junction 26 Chain Bar

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've 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 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're also providing new lane markings and signs to improve safety.

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Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J25 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 19 August 2019 to 23:59 on 22 August 2019.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 August 2019 to 06:00 on 22 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J27 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 August 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 19 August 2019 to 06:00 on 20 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 August 2019 to 06:00 on 22 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:10 am

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