Closures planned in £27m Warrington track upgrade

The West Coast main line will close for 16 days this summer as Network Rail carries out upgrades to the Acton Grange junction in Warrington, a key section of track on the route between Crewe and Preston.

Junction 21 M6

Costain picked for M6 smart motorways upgrade

Highways England has chosen Costain for a £150m deal to convert a 10-mile stretch of the M6 between Woolston and Orrell to a smart motorway, covering Junction 21a to 26.

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.

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.