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 exit slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 21 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 21, 2019, 6:04 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 11:10 on 14 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 April 2019.
Posted: February 20, 2019, 5:53 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 southbound. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 southbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 February 2019 to 06:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 northbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 northbound. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 northbound. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J24 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 February 2019 to 06:00 on 26 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The A62 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 February 2019 to 06:00 on 27 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 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 22 February 2019 to 05:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M606 northbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 22 February 2019 to 05:00 on 23 February 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 21 February 2019 to 06:00 on 22 February 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 10:08 am

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