Cheshire: details of new diversion route during major gas pipe work

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A new traffic diversion route has been agreed for the 15-week closure of King Street in Rudheath, which starts on Monday 8 January.
Local gas network Cadent wrote to residents earlier this month, to explain it is replacing 3km of gas mains which run directly under the A530.
Since then, after further meetings with Cheshire West and Chester Council, neighbouring local authorities and other agencies, and after talking to local residents, a new diversion route has been agreed.
Road signs will now direct traffic to avoid the King Street road closure by using the A556, A533 and A54. A map showing the diversion route is being sent to all properties directly affected by the road closure.
Cadent co-ordinated a drop-in session on Thursday 14 December, for residents and other interested parties to learn more about this project. A second event will take place on Saturday 6 January, at St Mary’s Church, 2 New King Street, Middlewich. The event runs from 10am to 2pm and no appointment is necessary. You can also contact the customer team on 0161 703 1000.


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