Highways England U-turn in A500 roadworks row
Plans to close part of the A500 for five weeks of overnight roadworks through North Staffordshire have been scrapped.
Highways England had revealed plans to shut the southbound carriageway of the A500 - between junction 16 of the M6 and the Talke roundabout - for resurfacing works.
It would have seen the carriageway, slip-roads and lay-bys shut between 8pm and 6am from Wednesday, November 9 for the five-week period.
The overnight roadworks stunned motorists already left reeling by the closure of the A34 Talke roundabout from Chesterton to Talke.
But Highways England has now revealed a new... read more
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