Roadworks being carried out by a power company is causing long traffic delays through Saltney.
Temporary traffic lights are in operation on the A5104 Chester Road near Sandy Lane in Saltney while engineers from Scottish Power repair an ‘open circuit fault’.
The work includes the excavation of the pavement and, according to Roadworks.org – work could continue up to Monday, May 20.
At 9am today there was a two-mile queue from Broughton through to Saltney causing delays of over 30 minutes to average journey times.
Diabolical traffic chaos in Saltney
— Rob Ashcroft (@rob_ashcroft) May 14, 2019
Details via Roadworks.org :
|Delays likely Lane closure|
|Works location: OPPOSITE JUNCTION OF SANDY LANE|
|Works description: EXCAVATION IN FOOTWAY TO REPAIR OPEN CIRCUIT FAULT AND POSSIBLE T-JOINT ON LINKBOX WITH REINSTATEMENT|
|Responsibility for works: SP ENERGY NETWORKS|
|Current status: Planned work about to start|
|Works reference: GY1141510652-I|