Preston roadworks this week, how long they are scheduled to last and why they are in place

During the first week of April, numerous roadworks are beginning across Preston.

Lasting between one day and two weeks, motorists are advised to avoid these areas if they can or plan their journey to give themselves more time.

As there are 61 roadworks beginning between Monday, April 1 and Sunday, April 7, we have only listed those involving closures, stop/go boards and temporary traffic lights.

So take a look at the roadworks you will most want to be aware of this week, including how long the work is scheduled to last and why: