A council has released a list of upcoming works which could affect journey times across the borough from next week.

Blackburn with Darwen Council's roads department has provided information on planned roadworks, due to start on Monday November 15, which involve traffic management including two-way signals, road and lane closures, and multi-way signals.

The council are asking people to keep in mind that the below works are planned roadworks only, and do not include any which are deemed to be urgent or emergency works.

Motorists are advised to plan their journeys accordingly.

The following list details where the roadworks are to be placed, what company is carrying them out, a description of the works taking place, dates when they are expected to end, and any traffic control measures:

Blackburn

Bolton Road, Blackburn

  • Location Description: Railway Bridge South Of Longshaw Lane
  • Utility Company: Network Rail
  • Works Description: Inspection Of The Railway Bridge
  • Works Dates: 17/11/21 To 17/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals (9.30am – 3.30pm)
  • Notes: Two-Way Signals To Be Manually Controlled At All Times

Great Bolton Street, Blackburn

  • Location Description: Near Junction with Lower Audley Street
  • Utility Company: United Utilities
  • Works Description: Manhole Frame And Cover Replacement In The Carriageway
  • Works Dates: 18/11/21 To 18/11/21 (7pm to 10pm)
  • Traffic Control: Lane Closure

Moss Street, Blackburn

  • Location Description: At Daisyfield Level Crossing
  • Utility Company: Network Rail
  • Works Description: Complete Tamping Work
  • Works Dates: 21/11/21 To 22/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Road Closure (7pm to 4am)

These works have been rescheduled to 22/11/21

Rakes Bridge, Blackburn

  • Location Description: At Rakes Viaduct
  • Utility Company: Network Rail
  • Works Description: Unloading Of Equipment To Laydown Area
  • Works Dates: 15/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals

Rakes Bridge, Blackburn

  • Location Description: Outside 18
  • Utility Company: United Utilities
  • Works Description: Install 1x 63mm water connection to the 6" main
  • Works Dates: 20/11/21 – 21/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals

Whitebirk Drive, Blackburn

  • Location Description: Junction With Philips Road
  • Utility Company: Electricity North West
  • Works Description: Excavate Trial Holes In The Carriageway
  • Works Dates: 17/11/21 To 19/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Lane Closure (Utilising existing lane closure currently in place)

Darwen and Rural

Wellington Road, Chapletown

  • Location Description: O/S 29 Wellington Road
  • Utility Company: United Utilities
  • Works Description: Install Flow Monitor In Chamber
  • Works Dates: 19/11/21 To 19/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals (9.30am – 3.30pm)

Ellison Fold Way and Marsh House Lane, Darwen

  • Location Description: Ellison Fold Way - From Junction Of Marsh House Lane To Junction Of Ellison Fold Lane. Marsh House Lane - From Junction Of Tower View To Junction Of Ellison Fold Way
  • Utility Company: BT
  • Works Description: Build 6 x New Joint Boxes And Lay Approx 22m Of Duct In Carriageway, 260m In Verge And 40m In Footway
  • Works Dates: 15/11/21 To 26/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Multi-Way Signals
  • Notes: Multi-Way Signals Will Be In Use Only When Works Are Carried Out On The Junction

Grimshaw Street, Darwen

  • Location Description: At The Railway Bridge
  • Utility Company: Network Rail
  • Works Description: Strip Scaffold From Trackside Following Emergency Stonework Repairs And The Removal Of Vegetation At The Railway Bridge
  • Works Dates: 15/11/21 To 18/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals (11pm – 6am)

Bury Road, Edgworth

  • Location Description: Bury Road, Edgworth - Quarlton Brook Culvert
  • Utility Company: Blackburn With Darwen Borough Council
  • Works Description: Resurfacing Carriageway
  • Works Dates: 15/11/21 To 19/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Road Closure

Chapeltown Road, Turton

  • Location Description: Opp King William Pub
  • Utility Company: Cadent Gas Limited
  • Works Description: Remedial Works - Excavate And Reinstate To Repair Grab Damage
  • Works Dates: 17/11/21 To 18/11/21
  • Traffic Control: Two-Way Signals