Saturday, 7 December 2013

Junction 33 Roadworks begin this week

The Highways Agency is proceeding with its project is taking place to repair bridges carrying the M6 over local roads, with work near Junction 33 starting on 9th December.

The work involves routine concrete repairs and installing new safety barriers along the southbound carriageway just north of Junction 33.

The work is due to be completed by Friday 20 December. Some lane closures and a 50mph speed limit will be in place.

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