Work to bring Metrolink to Rochdale town centre is progressing well, with the majority of heavy civil engineering works, such as track laying, now completed. In the coming weeks the overhead line equipment will be installed, following which highway resurfacing and paving works will be carried out.
Temporary change in traffic management at the Maclure Road/Drake Street junction. As part of the works to construct the new signalised junction at Maclure Road and Drake Street, access to Maclure Road and Richard Street, from Drake Street, will be temporarily closed from the 26th March 2013. Diversion signage will in place advising drivers of an alternative route.