Updates Major Road Schemes and Traffic Management

 

King St West/Chestergate

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·         Completion of Electricity North West Limited (ENWL) High Voltage diversions to junction, ENWL Low Voltage diversions to be completed next week

·         Continuation of full carriageway excavation and reconstruction on Kingston St and Lundy fence line relocation which requires a closure of Kingston St (between Cooke St and Chestergate) to enable these works

·         Footway construction on Cooke Street ongoing

·         Existing triangular splitter island removal on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West completed and based up to carriageway level

·         Proposed triangular splitter island excavation completed to enable construction of new kerbing and ducting on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West

 

Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·           Completion of all ENWL diversions to junction

·           Continuation of full carriageway excavation and reconstruction on Kingston St and Lundy fence line relocation which requires a closure of Kingston St (between Cooke St and Chestergate) to enable these works

·           Footway construction on Cooke Street ongoing

·           Works to proposed triangular splitter island on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West

·           Site clearance on Northern footway of Chestergate, between Gough St and King St West

 

Knightsbridge

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·           Northern footway closure on Great Portwood Street in-situ between Knightsbridge and Eastern abutment of Park Bridge

·           Brickwork cladding and parapet for additional strengthening works to Park Bridge Wing Wall by specialist contractor

·           Tree pit construction on Great Portwood Street

·           Attenuation tank construction within proposed car park off Knightsbridge

·           New signal equipment installation at the junction of Knightsbridge/Warren St/Corporation St/Great Portwood St by Rachelfield

·           Pedestrian guard railing installation on Warren Street

 

Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·           Northern footway closure on Great Portwood Street in-situ between Knightsbridge and Eastern abutment of Park Bridge

·           Brickwork cladding and parapet for additional strengthening works to Park Bridge Wing Wall by specialist contractor (subject to inclement weather)

·           Tree pit construction on Great Portwood Street

·           Attenuation tank construction within proposed car park off Knightsbridge and commencement of backfilling

·           New signal equipment installation at the junction of Knightsbridge/Warren St/Corporation St/Great Portwood St by Rachelfield

 

M60 Junction 1 Hollywood Way

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·         Installation of traffic signal infrastructure at Brinksway junction

·         Installation of kerbing/edgings to layby in triangular island

·         Installation of Hazard paving on Brinksway

 

 Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·         Planing works to Hollywood Way/Brinksway junction and Wood Street/Yew Street

·         Reset/Replace ironworks within Hollywood Way/Brinksway junction Wood Street/Yew Street

·         Install SL ducting in footpath along Brinksway

·         BT duct installation junction of Hollywood Way /M60 junction 1

·         Installation of blanking plates for existing subway light sockets

 

Note: surfacing works taking place over night from 29th October to 9 November to minimise traffic impact due to traffic management required. See weekly TCAP Traffic Management tracker for details.

 

Travis Brow Link Road

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

 

·         Travis Brow embankment reduced dig and disposal of earth.  Capping layer installation commenced.       

·         Back of wall drainage has  installed along the full length and backfilling and re- profiling of the embankment continues.

·         Excavation of the recycled fill  in front of the new retaining walls is nearing completion and all but two or three piles have been exposed full depth.

·         The new drains within the west bound carriageway are complete.

·         Commencement of excavation for the new attenuation tank in the Travis brow/ Hope Street verge

·         Highway works to Wellington Road North inbound side (east)

·         Highway works to wellington Road North outbound side (west)

                   

 Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·         Excavation and disposal of embankments and existing railway tunnel in readiness for Rock Anchor installation, reduction of stockpiled materials for incorporation in the works, reduced level dig continues.

·         Working from west to east, continuation of excavation of the temporary haul road in front of the new retaining wall.

·         Embankment re profiling continues in preparation for the soil nailing process at the north west end of the new link road.  

·         Treatment to the contiguous wall piles involving surface preparation and high build coatings.

·          Wellington Road North. Traffic management restricting traffic flows in each direction (lane one bus lane closures) continues.

·         Outbound, continuation of excavation to facilitate footway remodelling working northwards. Preparation and concreting of narrow widening concrete slab continues.

·         Inbound, continuation of drainage works, repositioning of carriageway gullies.

·         Travis Brow. Traffic management restricting traffic flows in each direction will continue in each direction.

o   Outbound, The current single lane traffic will continue in lane 2 for a further two weeks to allow access to the new attenuation tank position.

o   Inbound, The current single lane traffic at the site entrance will continue and switch from lane two to lane one after the site entrance to allow continued safe access and egress for tipper wagons.       

Please see below update on progress this week and look ahead to next week for the following key Town Centre Access Plan (TCAP) projects:

 

  • King Street West / Chestergate;

  • Knightsbridge;

  • M60 Junction 1 (Hollywood Way); and

  • Travis Brow Link Road.

 

A summary of traffic management in place week commencing 29.10.18 can be found at https://www.stockport.gov.uk/town-centre-access-plan/traffic-management-tcap.

 

King St West/Chestergate

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·         Completion of Electricity North West Limited (ENWL) High Voltage diversions to junction, ENWL Low Voltage diversions to be completed next week

·         Continuation of full carriageway excavation and reconstruction on Kingston St and Lundy fence line relocation which requires a closure of Kingston St (between Cooke St and Chestergate) to enable these works

·         Footway construction on Cooke Street ongoing

·         Existing triangular splitter island removal on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West completed and based up to carriageway level

·         Proposed triangular splitter island excavation completed to enable construction of new kerbing and ducting on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West

 

Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·           Completion of all ENWL diversions to junction

·           Continuation of full carriageway excavation and reconstruction on Kingston St and Lundy fence line relocation which requires a closure of Kingston St (between Cooke St and Chestergate) to enable these works

·           Footway construction on Cooke Street ongoing

·           Works to proposed triangular splitter island on Chestergate, west of junction with King St West

·           Site clearance on Northern footway of Chestergate, between Gough St and King St West

 

Knightsbridge

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·           Northern footway closure on Great Portwood Street in-situ between Knightsbridge and Eastern abutment of Park Bridge

·           Brickwork cladding and parapet for additional strengthening works to Park Bridge Wing Wall by specialist contractor

·           Tree pit construction on Great Portwood Street

·           Attenuation tank construction within proposed car park off Knightsbridge

·           New signal equipment installation at the junction of Knightsbridge/Warren St/Corporation St/Great Portwood St by Rachelfield

·           Pedestrian guard railing installation on Warren Street

 

Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·           Northern footway closure on Great Portwood Street in-situ between Knightsbridge and Eastern abutment of Park Bridge

·           Brickwork cladding and parapet for additional strengthening works to Park Bridge Wing Wall by specialist contractor (subject to inclement weather)

·           Tree pit construction on Great Portwood Street

·           Attenuation tank construction within proposed car park off Knightsbridge and commencement of backfilling

·           New signal equipment installation at the junction of Knightsbridge/Warren St/Corporation St/Great Portwood St by Rachelfield

 

M60 Junction 1 Hollywood Way

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

·         Installation of traffic signal infrastructure at Brinksway junction

·         Installation of kerbing/edgings to layby in triangular island

·         Installation of Hazard paving on Brinksway

 

 Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·         Planing works to Hollywood Way/Brinksway junction and Wood Street/Yew Street

·         Reset/Replace ironworks within Hollywood Way/Brinksway junction Wood Street/Yew Street

·         Install SL ducting in footpath along Brinksway

·         BT duct installation junction of Hollywood Way /M60 junction 1

·         Installation of blanking plates for existing subway light sockets

 

Note: surfacing works taking place over night from 29th October to 9 November to minimise traffic impact due to traffic management required. See weekly TCAP Traffic Management tracker for details.

 

Travis Brow Link Road

Progress made during w/c 22.10.2018

 

·         Travis Brow embankment reduced dig and disposal of earth.  Capping layer installation commenced.       

·         Back of wall drainage has  installed along the full length and backfilling and re- profiling of the embankment continues.

·         Excavation of the recycled fill  in front of the new retaining walls is nearing completion and all but two or three piles have been exposed full depth.

·         The new drains within the west bound carriageway are complete.

·         Commencement of excavation for the new attenuation tank in the Travis brow/ Hope Street verge

·         Highway works to Wellington Road North inbound side (east)

·         Highway works to wellington Road North outbound side (west)

                   

 Look ahead for w/c 29.10.2018

·         Excavation and disposal of embankments and existing railway tunnel in readiness for Rock Anchor installation, reduction of stockpiled materials for incorporation in the works, reduced level dig continues.

·         Working from west to east, continuation of excavation of the temporary haul road in front of the new retaining wall.

·         Embankment re profiling continues in preparation for the soil nailing process at the north west end of the new link road.  

·         Treatment to the contiguous wall piles involving surface preparation and high build coatings.

·          Wellington Road North. Traffic management restricting traffic flows in each direction (lane one bus lane closures) continues.

·         Outbound, continuation of excavation to facilitate footway remodelling working northwards. Preparation and concreting of narrow widening concrete slab continues.

·         Inbound, continuation of drainage works, repositioning of carriageway gullies.

·         Travis Brow. Traffic management restricting traffic flows in each direction will continue in each direction.

o   Outbound, The current single lane traffic will continue in lane 2 for a further two weeks to allow access to the new attenuation tank position.

·        Inbound, The current single lane traffic at the site entrance will continue and switch from lane two to lane one after the site entrance to allow continued safe access and egress for tipper wagons.