A £500,000 scheme to improve Chorley Old Road will start on June 2, 2015.
The resurfacing work is part of the council’s borough-wide road maintenance programme.
A significant stretch of the road will be resurfaced - from the junction with Chorley New Road to the junction with Avenue Street.
The whole scheme is expected to finish by the end of July/early August subject to weather conditions.
In an effort to minimise disruption and keep traffic moving, the majority of the resurfacing scheme will be undertaken during off-peak hours on weekdays.
Chorley Old Road will remain open throughout the work but at certain times it will be necessary to use temporary traffic signals.
While the temporary lights are in operation Gaskell Street will be closed at the junction with Chorley Old Road to traffic in both directions.
Park Street will also be closed at the junction with Chorley Old Road when repaving work is underway.
Signed diversions will be in place and, where possible, motorists are being advised to find alternative routes.
Residents and businesses will be able to access their properties during the work and have been informed of the plans.
Bolton Council’s Executive Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, Councillor Nick Peel, said: “Chorley Old Road is a major route and it is in significant need of improvement.
“While every effort will be made to minimise disruption, this is a major road which is heavily used and we’d encourage people to plan ahead.
“I would like to thank residents, motorists and businesses in advance for their patience and co-operation, and apologise for any inconvenience this work will cause.”
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