Continuing our relationship with Cheshire East Council, we were awarded the £26.5m Poynton Relief Road contract. The programme involves the creation of a 3.5km long, two-way single carriageway road. We are also responsible for the upgrade of two off-site junctions at Adlington Crossroads and Bonis Hall Lane, both of which are situated along the A523 London Road.
Additional features include cycleway and footway facilities, two new accommodation overbridges, and balancing ponds for drainage.
As a central component of the South East Manchester Multi-Modal strategy, the project will relieve the existing Poynton town traffic and improve connectivity between Macclesfield, Stockport, Manchester Airport and the wider area.
The scheme will also deliver a range of complementary measures on the A523 London Road to Macclesfield, that address road safety and congestion while mitigating wider environmental impacts from traffic.
TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS - London Road, Adlington
There will be temporary 2-way traffic lights in place 24 hours a day to enable service diversions to be undertaken.
Start Date: 12 April 2021
Planned Completion Date: 7 May 2021
GRAHAM is a Partner Member of the Considerate Constructors Scheme. This scheme aims to improve the image of the construction industry by following a Code of Considerate Practice, which covers a number of things including site safety and considering the impact of works on the local community.
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“The Poynton Relief Road is a critical part of delivering our vision for sustainable economic growth and is another great example of how this council delivers high-quality infrastructure projects. It will create jobs, address the longstanding problems of congestion in and around Poynton and improve access to Macclesfield and other key strategic employment and visitor sites.”
“As well as reducing congestion in Poynton, we will be providing a 3.5m-wide footpath and cycleway that will support cyclists and pedestrians as a greener option for travel. I’ve no doubt this project will provide vast benefits to the Poynton and Macclesfield areas and will be the latest in a number of important transport infrastructure schemes we have been proud to deliver in recent years.”