This road project has now been completed. This page will be available for 6 months from the date of scheme completion, after which time you will only be able to access this information on The National Archive version of this page.

M57/M58 Driver Information Signs

Project status:   Completed
Region:  North West


Start date:   2 February 2015
End date:  End September 2015


Type:   Improvement Scheme
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Improvement Scheme

Part of our programme of improvements (generally with value <£10m)

Cost:  £1M


Managed by:   Area 10

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Where was the project located?

The works were in the vicinity of Switch Island at the ends of the M57 and M58 motorways.

Why was the scheme needed?

Local roads in the vicinity of the M57/M58 Switch Island suffer from serious and unpredictable congestion.  This scheme will provide information to drivers who can then make more informed route choices, with the potential to avoid congestion and improve journey times.

What work was carried out?

Works involved the installation of Variable Message Signs at the northbound end of the M57 and at the westbound end of the M58.

How did this benefit road users?

Road users will benefit from reduced daily congestion, reduced journey times for the travelling public and a boost to the economy.

How do I find out more information ?

If you have any queries about this project you should contact the Highways Agency Information Line by emailing ha_​info@​highways.​gsi.​gov.​uk or calling 0300 123 5000.