Road closures are usually in place to facilitate all different types of work including sewer repair work, sewer reconfiguration, carriageway repairs and grounds maintenance.
Here are the details of current road closures and diversion routes to help you plan your journey:
There are some major road improvement schemes currently underway in Kirkby. Find out more.
DT Hughes (on behalf of Scottish Power) will be carrying out emergency repair works, which will require the closure of Coopers Lane (Southbound) between South Boundary Road and the East Lancashire Road (A580). The works begin at 8am on Saturday 16 February and are due to be completed by 6am on Monday 18 February.
A diversion will be in place via South Boundary Road, Moorgate Road, A580 East Lancashire Road and Coopers Lane as appropriate.
County Road/Hall Lane/Old Rough Lane Junction
There are some highway improvement works and temporary road closures around this area. The next phase is the full resurfacing of the above junction followed by final installation and commissioning of the new traffic signals.
The whole junction will be closed to traffic during the night between Friday 22 February 2019 and Sunday 24 February 2019, and also Friday 1 March 2019 through to Sunday 3 March 2019.
The resurfacing works are scheduled as follows and are weather dependent:
- Friday night (approximately 7pm to 1am)
- Saturday through to Sunday (7pm to 6am)
- Sunday evening (5pm to midnight)
The junction will reopen during the daytime outside these hours.
For further reference, please view this map of the County Road/Hall Lane/Old Rough Lane junction closures.
A58 Prescot bypass
From Wednesday 30 January, a major upgrade of a gas main beside the A58 Prescot Bypass will close one lane of the dual carriageway for six weeks.
Gas distribution network, Cadent, have arranged the closure with Knowsley Council to ensure the first phase of work can be completed safely.
The lane closure will start at the St Helens Road roundabout and run in the direction of travel towards Liverpool / M57.
Enquiries about the upgrade can be directed to Cadent on 0161 703 1000 and more information about Cadent’s mains replacement programme can be found on the Better Gas Pipes website.
Planned road works
Knowsley roadworks online provides information about all the current and planned road works across Knowsley.