Road works chaos should be short lived says council spokesman

Road works in Read which caused severe tailbacks this morning should be finished by the end of tomorrow.

Tuesday, 6th February 2018, 11:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th February 2018, 7:04 pm
It was a slow crawl through Read this morning.

Drainage-related work is currently being carried out by Lancashire County Council in the centre of Read with two-way signals in place.

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The road works caused serious traffic tailbacks this morning with cars queued up all the way down Whalley Road.

However, a spokesman for the county council said the disruption should be short lived and that the work, which started today, should be finished by the end of tomorrow.