The scheme is located on the M6 Southbound carriageway at Roundthwaite Bridge (M6 MP 430/6) which is between junctions 37 and 38, being approximately 2.3km south of junction 38.
The works are to the southbound carriageway only.
The carriageway is a three lane motorway.
Details of Work
The works involve the following:
-Removal of surfacing, waterproofing and joints to expose the concrete deck.
-Repairs to the deck and preparation to a U4 surface finish.
-Installation of new joints, proprietary waterproofing system and sub-surface drainage at waterproofing level.
-The surfacing is to be relaid to revised levels to create a ‘rolling crown’.
The works are programmed to commence on the 1st June 2009 and be completed by 19th July 2009. A period of 7 weeks.
It is envisaged that the majority of the works will be undertaken under contraflow.
There will be a mandatory 50mph speed restriction over the full length of the works.