Chapel Street granite works

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Updated: Monday 19 April

āš ļø Starting on Monday 19 April 2021 the A6 Chapel Street will undergo repairs and replacement of the granite block road surface. Lane closures and a contraflow will be place during the works.

Further details in the road section below.

Dates
  • Beginning April 2021
Locations
  • Chapel Street

Lane closures will be in effect from Monday 19 April 2021 for a period of up to six months (and a contraflow from 3 May) on the following section of highway:

A6 Chapel Street, between the junctions of Trinity Way and Oldfield Road.

šŸš§ The contraflow will limit vehicles to one lane in both directions of travel including buses and is required to enable the removal of damaged granite blocks and carriageway fronting Salford Cathedral and complete reconstruction and resurfacing works to include service diversions.

āš ļø Delays can be expected during these works and motorists are advised to find alternative routes before they leave home, work or any journey.

šŸŸ¢ This page will be updated frequently once the works commence showing the best and quietest alternative routes (based on severval data streams) - Giving you the best options for your journey.

Alternative travel

Bus šŸšŒ

Up to 45 buses an hour run along this route in both directions serving not just Manchester City Centre but several areas in Salford, The Trafford Centre, Wigan, Bolton, Leigh, Atherton, Manchester University, Rusholme, East Didsbury and more.

A large proporation of the route between the M60 and the City Centre is protected by bus lanes - Which help make buses keep to time and beat general traffic!

šŸŸ¢ If you can travel flexibly, take the bus between 10am and 3pm where there is capacity.

šŸŸ  The V1 and V2 services have been busier since April 12th - However there is still available capacity on most services between 10am and 3pm.

šŸŸ¢ Some bus operators have capacity data and live bus locations on their apps, check services before leaving for your journey.

šŸŸ¢ Free park and ride is available for bus passengers, located on the A580 close to the M60. Click here for further information.

āœ… Check here for all timetable information.

Explore your neighbourhood šŸš¶ šŸš“

The roads surrounding the works may be congested, slow moving and shorter trips in local area's may be quicker by walking and cycling. There is a fantastic new website where you can easily navigate the walking and cycling options from your own home and postcode. Click here for further information.

Useful Links

We have brought together some links that can help plan your journey.