Road closures and temporary traffic orders

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Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders

A temporary traffic regulation order (TTRO) is a legal document which closes or restricts traffic movement on a road.
We can issue a TTRO for:

  • roadworks
  • large deliveries or cranes on the road
  • tv or movie filming
  • special events on the road (eg parades, festivals, races, street parties). A government guide gives more details

How to apply

For further information download our application pack which contains full details of how to apply for a TTRO and charges associated.

Due to the legal processes involved, and the need to advertise any closure in the local newspaper, we require six weeks notice to process a TTRO.

Currently advertised traffic regulation orders

Location Date
Barrow Bridge Road
Retaining wall construction
until Spring 2022
Back Bertrand Road
Water
9 - 11 August 2021
Blackhorse Street
Social distancing restrictions
ongoing
Chapel Alley
Demolition work
12 July 2021 - Jan 2022
Churchgate / Nelson Square
Social Distancing Restrictions
ongoing
Coronation Street / Ashburner St / Howell Croft South
Social Distancing Restrictions
ongoing
Horwich & Blackrod - Various streets
Resurfacing
26 July - 21 August 2021
Back Hulton Lane
Electricity
19 Aug - 16 Sep 2021
Back Keighley Street
Water
16 - 19 August 2021
Kilworth Drive link-path
Gas
9 - 22 August 2021
Lostock Lane
Electricity
9 Aug - 5 Sep 2021
Lucas Road
Resurfacing
26 - 31 July 2021
Mill Lane, Westhoughton
Gas
16 Aug - 5 Sep 2021
Mill Street
Structural works
1 May - June 2021
Oswald Street
Water
9 - 11 August 2021
Platt Lane
Sewers
19 July - 1 August 2021
River Street
Construction work
4 Jan - July 2021
Shoreswood
Resurfacing
9 - 13 August 2021
Shoreswood & Belmont Road
Waiting restrictions
ongoing
Silverwell Lane
Demolition works
until Autumn 2021
St Peters Way A666
Resurfacing
25 May - 14 June 2021
St Peters Way A666 (Overnight closures)
Scheduled maintenance
Various weekend dates
Town Centre - Various Streets
Suspension of Parking Places
ongoing as required
Trinity Street
Changes to taxi / waiting bays
22 Mar - 31 May 2021
Walker Fold Road
Resurfacing
Mar - August 2021