Trafford Cycle Lanes

A56 pop-up cycle lanes scrapped

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Dan Whelan

One Trafford, the partnership between Trafford Council and infrastructure services provider Amey, will remove pop-up cycle lanes from the A56 between Stretford and Manchester today following a rise in traffic congestion, despite their popularity.

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Balfour Beatty wins £108m Mottram bypass job

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Dan Whelan

The contractor, in partnership with consultant Atkins, has been appointed to deliver the long-awaited dual-carriageway aimed at reducing congestion in Tameside village and speeding up journey times between Manchester and Sheffield.

Blackfriars Cycle Lane

Salford eyes more pop-up cycle lanes

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Dan Whelan

The council aims to implement transport infrastructure projects including a bus gate on Chapel Street East and Victoria Bridge Street, and several pop-up cycle lanes, after receiving £1.5m of active travel funding post pandemic. 

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Sisk lands Rochdale link road job

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Contractor John Sisk & Son has been appointed to build a 2.2km link road from junction 19 of the M62 to Pilsworth Road, a £14m scheme deemed crucial to unlock £150m of development sites in South Heywood.

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Burnham welcomes latest Metrolink support

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Greater Manchester’s tram network is to benefit from a further funding boost as the Department for Transport looks to back regional operators building up services ahead of September's spending round.

RHS Bridgewater Visitor Centre

Firms sought for RHS Bridgewater and Liverpool Street route works

Dan Whelan

Salford City Council is looking for contractors to deliver a £2.5m package of improvements to the Liverpool Street corridor and £3.25m of walking and cycling paths connecting Walkden, Worsley and Boothstown to the RHS Bridgewater garden.

Timperley Pop Up Cycle

Row breaks out over Trafford cycle lane move

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Sarah Townsend

The council removed a pop-up bike lane from Ashfield Road in Sale this week only 48 hours after it had been installed, sparking outrage among local cyclists and others seeking to avoid public transport.