Update: Friday 16 July
⚠️ The A6 Chapel Street repairs and replacement of the granite block road surface have begun. Lane closures and a contraflow are taking place during the works.
Further details in the road section below.
- Beginning April 2021
- Chapel Street
Lane closures are now in place until October 2021 on the following section of highway:
A6 Chapel Street, between the junctions of Trinity Way and Oldfield Road.
⚠️ Delays can be expected during these works and motorists are advised to find alternative routes before they leave home, work or any journey.
🔴 Since May 17 journey times on Chapel Street and surrounding key routes/roads have increased by up to 100%
✔️ Travelling towards Manchester - Quicker journeys after 10am.
✔️ Travelling away from Manchester - Quicker journeys before 3pm and after 6pm.
🚦 In addition to these works, there are 2-way lights in operation on New Bailey Street (close to Salford Central Station) - This will also impact on journey times in the area. Check the best route for you before you leave for any journey.
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!
🟢 If you can travel flexibly, take the bus between 10am and 3pm where there is more capacity.
🟢 Some bus operators have capacity data and live bus locations on their apps, check services before leaving for your journey.
🟢 Free park and ride is available for bus passengers, located on the A580 close to the M60. Click here for further information.
✅ Check here for all timetable information.
Explore your neighbourhood 🚶 🚴
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.