Roadworks bulletin

The aim of this bulletin is to give the public advance notice of roadworks in the Wigan Council area. The council recognises that roadworks can cause inconvenience and it is hoped that this information helps to minimise delays and other problems associated with the works.

This bulletin is updated weekly and every effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, but it is not intended to be a definitive list and cannot cater for works carried out at short notice. The council also reserves the right to make changes to the programme if emergencies arise.

For any emergency work that has a major impact on the road network, we aim to notify members of the public via Wigan Council's social media pages as soon as possible.

Ashton Road, Golborne

Due to carriageway resurfacing, Ashton Road in Golborne will be closed at its junction with Edge Green Lane to its junction with Wigan Road on consecutive Sundays only, on 5th, 12th September.

Works to finalise the resurfacing on Ashton Road were scheduled to be completed on Sunday 19th September, however this has been postponed and we will advise of the new date. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Ladies Lane, Hindley

Due to carriageway resurfacing, Ladies Lane in Hindley will be closed at its junction from Market Street to Elliott Drive on 2 consecutive Sundays, 19th and 26th September, with a signed diversion in place whilst work is undertaken.

Take a look at the useful resources below to help you forward plan your journeys in and out of Wigan borough.

All other roadworks in the borough

Telephone numbers for roadworks queries

  • BT - 0800 023 2023
  • Cadent Gas (formerly National Grid Gas) (Escapes) - 0345 835 1111
  • Electricity North West - 0800 048 1820
  • Greater Manchester Police - 0161 872 5050
  • Highways England (external link) - motorway network - 0300 123 5000
  • United Utilities Water (including drainage) - 0345 672 3723
  • Virgin Media - 0845 454 1111
  • Wigan Council (emergencies - out of hours) - 01942 404040
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