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Fylde Road closed for resurfacing sparking city centre delays

Posted on - 29th August, 2017 - 9:36pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Roads, Transport, University campus
Work being carried out in Fylde Road Pic: Paul Ridyard
Work being carried out in Fylde Road Pic: Paul Ridyard

A busy Preston road was shut throughout Tuesday sparking delays in and around the city centre.

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Fylde Road, from its junction with Aqueduct Street, through to where it meets the Adelphi roundabout was closed off.

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Lancashire County Council carried out major resurfacing works.

It led to queues at the Adelphi roundabout as traffic was forced to find alternative routes around the closure – using Aqueduct Street and Marsh Lane.

The work had been due to take place during June and July but was put back due to bad weather.

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A speed restriction is now place down Fylde Road
A speed restriction is now place down Fylde Road

The county council said the work had be done before the end of the summer holidays period.

Read more: New pictures released of the Adelphi Square proposals

Some disruption is expected into Wednesday (30 August) as the surface dressing continues.

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