Eight weeks of delays expected on A6 due to roadworks which start today

A stretch of the A6 near Preston will be reduced to just one lane for the next 8 weeks due to roadworks.

Monday, 13th January 2020, 9:59 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 10:03 am

The three-mile stretch of A6, between Bilsborrow and Broughton, will partly close today (January 13) to allow gas company Cadent to carry out essential works.

The works will start this morning and are expected to continue for the next 8 weeks until March 9.

Lancashire County Council said delays are expected, with a lane closure and two-way temporary traffic lights in place for the duration.

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A stretch of the A6 will close today (January 13) for eight weeks for works by gas company Cadent. Pic: Martin Strickland

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