Roadworks bulletin

The aim of this bulletin is to give the public advance notice of roadworks in the Wigan Council area. The council recognises that roadworks can cause inconvenience and it is hoped that this information helps to minimise delays and other problems associated with the works.

This bulletin is updated weekly and every effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, but it is not intended to be a definitive list and cannot cater for works carried out at short notice. The council also reserves the right to make changes to the programme if emergencies arise.

For any emergency work that has a major impact on the road network, we aim to notify members of the public via Wigan Council's social media pages as soon as possible.

Please see useful links below that allow residents to forward plan their journeys in and out of the Wigan borough.

Essential Works

Plank Lane, Leigh (at the swing bridge) - The Canal & River Trust are carrying out repairs to upgrade the canal bridge at Plank Lane. A road closure will be in place from the 19th January to 16th February 2018 and there is a diversion in place from Plank Lane to Firs Lane, Twist Lane, Atherleigh Way, St Helens Road, Sandy Lane, Byrom Lane and Slag Lane.

View a map of all roadworks in the Wigan and surrounding area (including live updates)Wigan on the map
Telephone numbers for roadworks queries
BT 0800 800 150
Cadent Gas (formerly National Grid Gas) (Escapes) 0800 111999
Electricity North West 0800 048 1820
Greater Manchester Police 0161 872 5050
Highways England (external link) - motorway network 0300 123 5000
United Utilities Water (including drainage) 0345 672 3723
Virgin Media 0845 454 1111
Wigan Council (emergencies - out of hours) 01942 404040
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