Posted: Sun 23rd Oct 2016

Early Finish For Major Roadworks Thanks To Help Of Partners And Extra Resources

This article is old - Published: Sunday, Oct 23rd, 2016

Major roadworks on the Mold Road, which were not expected to finish until November, will be complete by Saturday, October 22 – three weeks earlier than expected. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The works started on the weekend of Sunday, October 9, and were initially scheduled to take five weeks to complete. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

But all three phases of work on the inbound lanes were completed by Friday, October 14, and initial work on the outbound lanes were completed by the following Sunday. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

With some work left on the outbound lanes, the work should be complete by the weekend. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The work is set to be complete before its predicted deadline thanks to strong collaborative working arrangements with council contractors, along with further resources – both of which ensured a minimum of disruption to traffic, residents and businesses. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr David A Bithell, Lead Member for Environment and Transport, said: “I’m very grateful to all of those involved in helping to get these works finished as soon as possible. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We know the route is one of the main routes, if not the main route into and out of Wrexham, so we knew that any work scheduled to take place on the Mold Road would affect a large amount of commuters and other road users. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“As such, we were keen to get as much work done as we could in as short a time as possible, and I’m very glad we’ve been able to keep it well within its projected timeline.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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