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Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Drivers warned over A500 four-day closure

Thousands of drivers are being warned of a four-day closure of the A500 between Nantwich and the M6.

The single carriageway stretch between Meremoor roundabout at Weston and junction 16 of the motorway is set to close between 7pm and 5am next week.

February 20, 2016
Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Traffic gridlock as Reaseheath A51 works clash with Chester Road closure

Thousands of drivers have been caught up in traffic gridlock around Nantwich once more as roadworks coincide with major route closures.

Cheshire East highways has allowed BT engineers to set up roadworks on the busy A51 at Reaseheath.

October 28, 2015
Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

Councillor urges public debate over Nantwich South bypass plan

A Nantwich councillor has urged resident to air their views on whether plans for a Nantwich South bypass linking the A500 to the A530 are viable.

Cheshire East Council leader Cllr Michael Jones revealed last week how the idea is being considered in a bid to alleviate traffic problems in Nantwich.

September 2, 2015
Nantwich South bypass is option, says Cheshire East leader

Nantwich South bypass is option, says Cheshire East leader

By Kirsty Rollings
A Nantwich South bypass could become a reality to boost transport links in South Cheshire, admits Cheshire East Leader Cllr Michael Jones.

The bypass is one of a number of ideas council chiefs are now considering to boost infrastructure when the HS2 rail line opens in 2027.

August 28, 2015
Car fire on A500 sparks peak hour delays across Nantwich

Car fire on A500 sparks peak hour delays across Nantwich

Hundreds of motorists were caught up in congestion today after a car fire on the busy A500 Nantwich bypass.

The blaze started in a car on the road between the Cheerbrook and Peacock roundabouts.

August 28, 2015
New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

New £7m Shavington-Crewe Jack Mills Way link road unveiled

The grandson of a driver attacked in the notorious Great Train Robbery, has described a road naming ceremony in Shavington as a “very proud moment”.

Ian Mills unveiled a street sign as part of the launch of Jack Mills Way – the new £7million road linking the A500 at Shavington with Gresty Road in Crewe.

July 27, 2015
New £7 million road linking A500 and Gresty Road to be unveiled

New £7 million road linking A500 and Gresty Road to be unveiled

The new £7million road linking the A500 at Shavington with Gresty Road in Crewe is to be unveiled on Monday (July 27).

The 0.7-mile Basford West Spine Road will be named Jack Mills Way, after the late train driver from Crewe who was attacked during the notorious Great Train Robbery in 1963.

July 24, 2015
Anger as 15 sets of roadworks cause Nantwich traffic problems

Anger as 15 sets of roadworks cause Nantwich traffic problems

Hundreds of drivers have been caught up in roadworks hell around Nantwich this week, with a staggering 15 different sets of works taking place.

Residents today demanded action on why so many works have been planned at the same time.

March 24, 2015
Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors raise traffic fears over Shavington road closure

Councillors in Shavington fear the closure of a main road in the village for 10 weeks will cause chaos in surrounding streets.

Work on the new spine road between the A500 roundabout and Gresty Bridge will mean the closure of the road in May.

March 22, 2015
Burst water main floods major roads at Nantwich roundabout

Burst water main floods major roads at Nantwich roundabout

Motorists are being warned of congestion around Nantwich after a burst water main flooded the busy Sainsbury’s roundabout junction.

United Utilities are on site trying to fix the burst, which has caused thousands of gallons to pour across the carriageways.

March 12, 2015
Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Campaigners win fight to stop 880 homes at Gresty Oaks, Shavington

Residents and councillors in Shavington have won their fight to stop a 880-house development at Gresty Oaks.

Developers Himor Group had appealed to the Secretary of State after Cheshire East Council originally threw out the plan for the massive development bordering the A500, Gresty Road and Rope Lane.

January 21, 2015
Milldale scout camp near Nantwich boosted by A500 work

Milldale scout camp near Nantwich boosted by A500 work

Resurfacing work on the A500 near Nantwich has produced an unexpected spin off for a local scout camp.

More than 300 tonnes of planings – the top surface removed from the worn-out road – were recycled to improve the South West Cheshire District Scouts camp site at Milldale, Blakenhall.

October 6, 2014
A500 HGV hay fire near Shavington causes long delays

A500 HGV hay fire near Shavington causes long delays

This is the devastation caused by a lorry fire which closed the A500 for most of yesterday (July 24).

These pictures show the after-math of the HGV blaze on the westbound side of the A500 between the A5020 and the Shavington turn-off.

July 25, 2014