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Knowsley road closures you need to know about

by KMBC

Road closures are usually in place to facilitate all different types of work including sewer repair work, sewer reconfiguration, carriageway repairs and grounds maintenance.

Here are the details of current road closures and diversion routes to help you plan your journey:

North Parade, Kirkby –  Monday 1 June 2020 until Monday 1 February 2021

Essential drainage works, are planned on a section of North Parade, Kirkby Monday 1 June 2020 until Monday 1 February 2021. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed from its junction with St Chads Drive for a distance of 40 metres in a southerly direction.

The diversion route for vehicles affected by the North Parade road closure is via an alternative temporary access road..

Tarbock Island Junction, M62 – Monday 24th August until Monday 21 September 2020

Forthcoming survey works at the Tarbock Island junction. Various evening/ night time lane closures will be in place for the purpose of completing vegetation clearance, ground investigation and topographical survey works ahead of a scheme to improve the operation of the junction.

A number of lane closures upon the circulatory carriageway and junction approaches & entry roads/ slip roads to the junction will be implemented from Monday 24th August for a four week period. The works will be undertaken overnight from 7pm onwards in order to reduce the impact on traffic with any necessary diversion routes put in place.

Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby –  Monday 31 August 2020 ongoing

In order to reduce traffic speeds as to encourage active travel, KMBC proposes a 20mph zone on Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby, from its junction with Webster Drive to its roundabout junction with Valley Road.

It is anticipated that the temporary 20mph zone will be in place from Monday 31 August 2020 until such a time as the scheme is reviewed and a decision is made whether or not to introduce the Traffic Regulation Order on a permanent basis.

There is no diversion route applicable for this Temporary Traffic Regulation Order.

Valley Road, Kirkby – Saturday 12 September 2020 between 6:00 to 16:00 and Tuesday 15 September 2020 between 20:00 to 06:00

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Valley Road, Kirkby – both carriageways – from its junction with Cherryfield Drive to its junction with the M57 junction 6 roundabout. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Valley Road closure is via Hall Lane, County Road, Moorgate Road North, East Lancashire Road, Bridgehouse Lane, Copplehouse Lane and vice versa

Liverpool Road, Huyton -Saturday 12 September 2020 between 6:00 to 16:00 and Wednesday 16 September 2020 between 20:00 to 06:00

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Liverpool Road, Huyton – both carriageways – from its junction with Seth Powell Way to its roundabout junction with Knowsley Lane. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Liverpool Road closure is via Seth Powell Way, Stockbridge Lane, Knowsley Lane and vice versa.

Knowsley Wood Lane WB carriageway, Knowsley – Saturday 12 September 2020 between 6:00 to 16:00 and Friday 18 September 2020 between 20:00 to 06:00

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Knowsley Wood Lane WB carriageway, Knowsley from its roundabout junction with the M57 to its junction with East Lancashire Road. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Knowsley Wood Lane closure is via M57 Junction 4 roundabout, Moorgate Road South and East Lancashire Road

Gerrards Lane, Halewood – Sunday 13 September 2020 between 06:00 to 16:00 and Monday 14 September 2020 to Thursday 17 September 2020

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Gerrards Lane, Halewood – from its junction with Lydiate Lane to the KMBC boundary. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Gerrards Lane closure is via Wood Lane, Caldway Drive, Netherley Road, Greensbridge Road, Church Road, Lydiate Lane and vice versa.

Knowsley Lane, Knowsley Village – Sunday 13 September 2020 between 06:00 to 16:00

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Knowsley Lane, Knowsley Village – from its junction with East Lancashire Road to its roundabout junction with Ormskirk Road. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Knowsley Lane closure is via East Lancashire Road, Ormskirk Road and vice versa.

Whiston Lane, Huyton – Sunday 13 September 2020 between 06:00 to 16:00

Essential carriageway resurfacing works, are planned on sections of Whiston Lane, Huyton – from its junction with Pottery Lane to its junction with Huyton Lane. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route associated with the Whiston Lane closure is via Huyton Lane, Longview Drive, Wood Lane and vice versa

Princess Drive, Huyton – Monday 14 September until Saturday 3 October 2020

Essential drainage works, are planned on a section of Princess Drive, Huyton from Monday 14 September 2020 to Saturday 3 October 2020. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

The diversion route for vehicles affected by the Princess Drive road closure is via Princess Drive, Finch Lane and East Prescot Road.

Irlam Drive, Kirkby – Monday 28 September until Sunday 20 December 2020

Essential carriageway resurfacing works are planned on sections of Irlam Drive, Kirkby at the junction of County Road to undertake significant highway works to for a new signalised junction for the new shopping development in Kirkby Town Centre. In order that the works can be undertaken quickly and safely the road will be closed.

Planned road works

Knowsley roadworks online provides information about all the current and planned road works across Knowsley.