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 between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2017 to 06:00 on 28 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 2 October 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The A62 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J27 and J28 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2017 to 06:00 on 2 October 2017.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2017 to 06:00 on 27 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound entry slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 25 September 2017 to 2 October 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2017 to 06:00 on 27 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J27 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2017 to 06:00 on 27 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 28 September 2017 to 06:00 on 29 September 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2017, 11:44 pm

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