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.

Victoria Street/Warrington Road

As part of the improvement works to Victoria Street/Warrington Road, there will be some partial overnight road closures from Monday 6 December to Friday December 10, from 8pm to 6am. There will be a signed diversion in place whilst works are undertaken. For further details of the closures, please see below:

  • Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th December (8pm-6am) - Atherton St closed at the junction with Warrington Rd
  • Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th December (8pm-6am) - Warrington Rd (southbound) closed between Ormskirk Rd and Stanley St. Victoria Street closed between Warrington Rd and Stanley St
  • Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th December (8pm-6am) - Warrington Rd (northbound) closed between Stanley St and Ormskirk Rd. Victoria St closed between Stanley St and Warrington Road
  • Friday 10th December (8pm-6am) - Rolling road / lane closures throughout the works areas to complete the road markings.

Useful resources

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