Overnight closures on A582 roundabout in South Ribble

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Journeys in the Penwortham area will be affected by overnight road closures later this month on the A582.

The Broad Oak roundabout on Golden Way will be closed for resurfacing.

This is one of the final stages of improvement work at this junction, as part of the construction of the Penwortham Bypass.

This work will involve night time road closures for resurfacing between 7pm and 6am, from Sunday 23 September to Friday 12 October. It will affect Golden Way in both directions, from its junctions with Cop Lane and Pope Lane.

Diversion routes will be signed for through and local traffic. No access will be possible onto Bank Top Road or Millbrook Way directly from the roundabout during this work.

This resurfacing work is being carried out by Lancashire County Council, who are also building the new bypass.

County Councillor Keith Iddon, cabinet member for highways and transport, said: "This resurfacing is a major milestone in our improvement work at this junction, and shows that our overall work on the Penwortham Bypass is going well.

"The work at the roundabout so far has mainly focused on improving pedestrian facilities, creating more space for vehicles and widening approaches to the roundabout.

"We apologise in advance for any disruption that this work could cause to your journeys. We aim to lift the closures as soon as we can, once this resurfacing has been done."

The junction improvements at this roundabout will connect to the new bypass, as well as adding capacity along the A582, reducing delays on this key route in and out of Preston and across South Ribble.

The Penwortham Bypass and upgrading of the A582 are two of the major road schemes in the Preston, South Ribble and Lancashire City Deal.

For more information visit the City Deal website and search for 'Penwortham Bypass', email citydeal@lancashire.gov.uk or call 0300 123 6780.

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