Congleton Link Road: Traffic Management Update

ROAD CLOSURE – Back Lane, Somerford, Congleton

The closure will enable the construction of Back Lane West and the new roundabout, Access to the playing fields will be from the Holmes Chapel Road End.

Started – 2nd September 2019

Planned Completion – 28th February 2020


TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Manchester Road, Congleton

Plant Crossing – Temporary traffic lights will be in place between the hours of 9.30am – 6.00 pm

Temporary Speed Limit – Speed limit to be reduced from 50mph to 30mph through the works area until project completion.

Start Date – 12th August 2019

Planned Completion – 30th September 2019


TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Holmes Chapel Road, Somerford, Congleton

Plant Crossing – Temporary traffic lights will be in place between the hours of 9.30am – 6.00 pm

Temporary Speed Limit – Speed limit to be reduced from national speed limit to 30mph through the works area until project completion.

Start Date – 12th August 2019

Planned Completion – 13th September 2019


TEMPORARY TWO 2-WAY CARRIAGEWAY – Chelford Road, Somerford, Congleton, between Black Firs Lane and Back Lane

To enable the construction of the Chelford Road overbridge and divert existing services, traffic will be diverted onto a newly constructed 2-way carriageway.

Temporary Speed Limit – Speed limit to be reduced from national speed limit to 10mph through the works area. The reduction is necessary due to the alignment of the temporary carriageway and interface of construction traffic accessing to and from the works site.

Start Date – 9th July 2019

For the duration of the Chelford Road overbridge construction


ROAD CLOSURE  – Sandy Lane, Somerford, Congleton, between A54 Holmes Chapel Road and A534 Sandbach Road

The closure will enable us to access the adjacent fields to carry out earthworks, divert drainage and construct two new roundabouts. Sandy Lane will be closed for an initial period of 9 months.

Start Date – 28th May 2019

Planned Completion – Late February 2020


TEMPORARY CARRIAGEWAY & TRAFFIC LIGHTS – Giantswood Lane, Congleton, between Westlow Mere and Smithy Lane

In order to facilitate construction of the Giantswood Lane overbridge, traffic has been diverted onto a newly constructed carriageway. A 10 mile per hour speed restriction will be imposed 24 hours a day.

Started – 1st May 2019

For the duration of the Giantswood Lane overbridge construction


If you have any questions regarding the information enclosed, please contact us via congletonlink@graham.co.uk

For more information or to keep up-to date with the project, please visit: www.graham.co.uk/congleton-link-road