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A56 Trunck Road (M66 to M65 Junction 8, Temporary Prohibition of Traffic

Notice ID: MFN0664353

Notice effective from
21st July 2022 to 20th August 2022

National Highways

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 - Section 14(1)(A)
The A56 Trunk Road (M66 To M65 Junction 8)
(Temporary Restriction And Prohibition Of Traffic) Order 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that National Highways Limited (Company No. 09346363) intends to make an Order on the A56 Trunk Road, in the Boroughs of Bury, Burnley and Hyndburn, in the Counties of Greater Manchester and Lancashire, to enable maintenance and improvement works, to be carried out in safety. The effect of the Order will be to impose restrictions and prohibitions on the following lengths of carriageway:
(i) the A56 Trunk Road, in both directions, between the M66 and the M65 Junction 8;

(ii) all slip and link roads leading to and from the lengths of carriageway described above;

(iii) the Rising Bridge Roundabout;

(iv) the M65 Junction 8 Roundabout. The works are expected to take place overnight between 19:00 and 06:00 (07:00 on Saturday and Sunday mornings) during a period starting on Monday 8 August 2022 and ending on Friday 23 December 2022.

The duration of each restriction or prohibition will vary depending upon the nature of the work being undertaken on each occasion. During any road closures traffic will be diverted via alternative junctions of the A56 Trunk Road and local roads. These diversions will be clearly indicated by traffic signs throughout the area.
The restrictions will not apply to emergency services or special-forces vehicles, and the prohibitions will not apply to emergency services, works, or winter maintenance vehicles. The restrictions and prohibitions will only apply during such times and to such extent as shall be indicated by traffic signs. The Order comes into force on 7 August 2022 and will expire on 23 December 2022. To obtain a copy of the A56 Programme of Works please contact the National Highways
Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or


David Logan,
an official of National Highways Limited, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street,
Manchester M1 2WD.
National Highways Limited, Bridge House,
1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, GU1 4LZ.
Registered in England & Wales number


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