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Delays as roadworks major Preston road

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6:03am 16th January 2017

It's going to slow drivers down on this major Preston road.

Work is starting on New Hall Lane and it's going to take up to six months to finish.

Lancashire County Council is putting up new traffic lights, kerbs and paving surfacing at two junctions on the road.

It's part of the City Deal project to try and improve Preston for shoppers and visitors.

Phill Wilson, project manager for the City Deal infrastructure team said:

"This is the latest stage of the work along New Hall Lane, which will improve the area for shoppers, businesses and local residents.

"Vehicles will still be access these roads during the work on the crossings, which will involve brand new traffic lights and paving.

"We understand that this could cause some delay or disruption at times for people travelling along New Hall Lane, and we apologise for any inconvenience caused by this improvement work."

Here's the junctions affected:

Skeffington Road / Scotforth Road

Acregate / Arnhem Road

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