A61 Birdwell Highway Improvements Scheme;


Temporary night time closure of A61 Sheffield Road

20 July 2017


The final phases of resurfacing works for the A61 Birdwell junction improvement scheme will take place in the coming weeks.

A temporary night time road closure will be in place from Birdwell Roundabout to Moor Lane on the following roads:

• A61 Sheffield Road
• Dearne Valley Parkway
• A6135 Sheffield Road
• Sheffield Road link road northbound

The closure will be between the hours of 8pm and 6am on Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August (inclusive), then again on Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 August (inclusive). Alternative routes will be signposted.

The closure is part of the A61 Birdwell highway improvements scheme being delivered by Lumsden and Carroll Civil Engineering (part of Esh Group) on behalf of Barnsley Council.

General enquiries about the scheme can be sent to a61birdwell@esh.uk.com. It’s anticipated that all the works will be completed by the end of summer 2017.