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Bolton Council

Salford and Bolton Network Improvements

Farnworth Bus Station

Plans for the construction of a new, modern bus station for Farnworth have been approved by Bolton Council. The new facility will include: modern passenger waiting areas, enhanced passenger safety and security, cycle parking, improved street lighting and better on-site passenger information and signage.

Area: Bolton

Stage: In progress


Manchester Road / Green Lane

Work has taken place to improve the Manchester Road / Green Lane junction by installing new traffic signals to ease congestion during peak periods and re-surfacing the carriageway and footway.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Completed


Bus Stop Upgrades

Upgrades to bus stops and shelters to improve accessibility, e.g. raising kerbs to make it easier for passengers to board low-floor buses.

Area: Bolton

Stage: In progress


Higher Market Street / King Street

Improvements to the junction to enhance pedestrian facilities, urban realm and bus stops, including traffic management measures on Higher Market Street.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Under consideration


Manchester Road - M60

Improvements to traffic flow through more efficient use of lanes.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Under consideration


Manchester Road / Stoneclough Road Junction

Improvements to the junction layout.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Under consideration


Manchester Road / Loxham Street

Full upgrade of the Manchester Road / Loxham Street junction to increase capacity and improve traffic flows, including the provision of new signalised pedestrian and cyclist crossing facilities.

Area: Bolton

Stage: In progress


Moses Gate / Egerton Street

Improvements to this junction to allow traffic to flow more feely. Bus reliability would also benefit.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Under consideration


Longcauseway / Higher Market Street

Work has taken place to improve the Longcauseway / Higher Market Street junction. It included upgrading pedestrian and cyclist facilities. This will improve traffic flows and ease congestion between Farnworth Town Centre and the Kearsley roundabout.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Completed


Manchester Road / Raikes Lane

Work has taken place to upgrade the Manchester Road / Raikes Lane junction to improve traffic flows to and from the A666 St Peter's Way. The carriageway has been widened to create dedicated turning lanes to and from Raikes Lane and pedestrian and cyclist facilities have been upgraded.

Area: Bolton

Stage: Completed