Congleton Traffic

Graham picked for £90m Congleton link road

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Cheshire East Council has chosen contractor Graham to deliver the £90m Congleton Link Road, a 5.5km highway running between the A534 to the west of the town to the A536 to the north, with construction set to start later this year.

SEMMMS July 2018

Cheshire East and Stockport extend transport consultation

Stockport and Cheshire East residents will have until 16 July to give feedback on SEMMMS, the South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy, with options on the table including a tram-train network to connect Stockport with Hazel Grove, Didsbury, and Altrincham.

A500

Start date set for £55m A500 upgrade

Cheshire East is aiming to have funding in place for its £55m upgrade of the A500 by the end of the year after it submitted a business case to the Department for Transport earlier this week, with the council aiming to start the project by spring 2020.

Jim O'Neill

O’Neill calls for Cheshire devolution as priority

Lord Jim O’Neill, vice-chairman of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, has called on Government to conclude a devolution deal for Cheshire and Warrington this year, a move welcomed by local business leaders.

Halton Curve

Easter rail upgrades to add Liverpool-Chester services

A series of planned closures over the Easter period will pave the way for additional hourly services between Liverpool and Chester, faster travel between Manchester and Stalybridge, and the introduction of new trains between Manchester and Preston.

West Warrington Transport

Warrington to trigger £8.2m Omega highways spending

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Warrington Council’s executive board will next week be asked to give the go-ahead to Omega Local Highways Phase 3, a series of improvements to the road network around the Omega site, now firmly established as a logistics hotspot and moving into a phase of residential development.