Recent work on proposed route of A556 bypass

M. Parkinson made this Freedom of Information request to Highways Agency

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Dear Highways Agency,

In the last two-three days there have been several vehicles and workmen undertaking ground works in fields on the route of the proposed A556 bypass in Mere and in fields in Millington. What is the purpose of this work please?

Yours faithfully,

Mr. M. Parkinson

Thank you for your email to the Highways Agency.
If you are reporting a real time incident which requires immediate
attention please call the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123
The Highways Agency is responsible for operating, maintaining and
improving the Strategic Road Network in England on behalf of the Secretary
of State for Transport.  This consists of the Motorway network and the
Major Trunk roads. A map of the roads for which we are responsible can be
found here [1]
If your email relates to an issue which is not on the strategic road
network, for example a suburban, local or residential road, you should
forward your email to the relevant Local Authority who should be able to
assist you. You can find details of Local Authorities using the search
facility on the website at:
Your email will be passed to the relevant team within the Highways Agency
and they will respond to you within a maximum of 15 working days.
If you have made a request under the Freedom of Information Act your
request will be dealt with in line with our guidelines which are published
here: [3]
Yours sincerely
Highways Agency Information Line

show quoted sections

Communications via the GSi may be automatically logged, monitored and/or
recorded for legal purposes.


Visible links

Swapan, Mohammed,

Dear Mr M Parkinson,
Thank you for your e-mail on 6 September 2012.
We are undertaking Ground Investigations surveys along some parts of the proposed A556 Knutsford to Bowdon scheme, which will determine the geology of the area.

Yours sincerely,

Mohammed Swapan, Project Manager
Highways Agency | Piccadilly Gate | Store Street | Manchester | M1 2WD
Tel: +44 (0) 161 9305707
GTN: 4315 5707

Safe roads, reliable journeys, informed travellers
Highways Agency, an executive agency of the Department for Transport.

show quoted sections