The scheme is located on the M6 at junction 32 (MP 355/5 to MP 357/1).
The carriageway varies between four lane, two lane and three lane motorway.
The work is to the northbound carriageway and central reserve.
Details of Work
The works include the following:
-Widening of 0.56km of 2-lane carriageway to 3-lane carriageway
-Widening of 0.48km of 4-lane carriageway to 5-lane carriageway
-Replacement of one overhead gantry with a new overhead gantry and structural modifications to sign supports on three further gantries
-Replacement of existing central reserve barrier with 1.3km of rigid safety barrier
The works are programmed to commence on the 25th January 2010 and be completed by 18th July 2010 a period of 25 weeks.
It is envisaged that the works will be undertaken under lane closures.
There will be a mandatory 50mph speed restriction over the full length of the works.