The westbound carriageway
will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Friday, August 9, for bridge work.
MOTORISTS were left stunned when they spotted a mobility scooter which as being driven down a busy dual carriageway
The eastbound carriageway
remained closed while the incident was dealt with.
However, though the work is taking place on one side of the carriageway
at a time, the diversion route is forcing motorists into a seven-mile diversion.
When complete these works will prolong the life of the carriageway
and the railway bridge and avoid the need for future weight or traffic restrictions on the A19."
Firefighters were called to the A19 southbound carriageway
, near the A684 junction at Ellerbeck, shortly before midday yesterday.
The busy carriageway
between Townsend Avenue, Clubmoor, and East Prescot Road, Knotty Ash, will be repaired in phases.
There will be speed cameras on the A55 eastbound and westbound carriageways
and a 40mph limit through the works.
In Yardley we have an accident black-spot on the A45 dual carriageway
at the Manor House Lane bend.
"The flames were not directly under the bridge so there was only smoke logging." Diversion signs advising drivers to avoid the M40 were put in place along the northbound carriageways
of the M5, M6 and M1.
*** A READER wrote in saying that the speed limit on dual carriageways
is actually 60 mph.
of the A55 at Rhuallt Hill within minutes of each other yesterday.
From 8pm on Friday, August 7, until 6am on Monday, August 10, the A19 southbound and northbound carriageways
above the Holystone Interchange will be closed and traffic diverted.