Road closure for West End of Crewe

Frank Webb Avenue (3)

Junction of Frank Webb Avenue with West Street

Over the past few months motorists have been inundated with temporary road closures or temporary traffic lights around the West end of Crewe, with yet more still to come.

Victoria Avenue junction with West Street has seen highway widening and the installation of new traffic light system being installed.

Dunwoody Way at its junction with West Street has been ongoing now for several weeks with restructuring of the junction, resurfacing and traffic light alterations to accommodate the new ‘Carriages’ housing development of the Bombardier site.

Now the areas road network is to be thrown into further turmoil yet again from July 3rd 2014.

Frank Webb Avenue (4)With the roads already struggling to cope with the severe congestion caused daily on all roads around West Street & Badger Avenue area, motorist and residents are being told to prepare and grit their teeth once more.
Although this will undoubtedly cause problems for motorists and residences in the area, there will also be cheers of joy that this work is finally taking place.
For many years there have been complaints for resurfacing work to be done.

Below is the notice given of the closure of the entire length of Frank Webb Avenue in Crewe, from it’s junction with West Street to it’s junction with Rolls Avenue, crossing Badger Avenue.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cheshire East Borough Council, in exercise of its powers under Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and of all other enabling powers, issues this notice temporarily to prohibit traffic in the following length of road:-

Frank Webb Avenue, Crewe from West Street to the junction with Rolls Avenue.
The closure is necessary to enable Cheshire East Highways to carry out carriageway resurfacing works.
The alternative route during the closure will be via; Rolls Avenue, Minshull New Road, A53n West Road and vice versa.
Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.
Vehicular access will be maintained for emergency vehicles and residents where possible.
It is anticipated that the works will be carried out from Thursday 3rd July until Wednesday 9th July, between 08:00 – 17:00 hours.
This notice will become operative on Thursday 3rd July 2014 for a period of 5 days or for such less time as is necessary to enable the works to be completed.

Frank Webb Avenue (1)

Frank Webb Avenue from its junction with Rolls Avenue