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The M62 Junctions 10 to 12 Smart Motorway Scheme is being carried out on 15 kilometres of the motorway to make it all-lane running. This section currently carries in excess of 110,000 vehicles per day.
The M62 between junctions 10 and 12 plays a key role as part of a strategic route carrying high volumes of vehicles between Liverpool and Manchester. Congestion and unreliable journey times are currently experienced at busy periods and traffic is predicted to grow.
It aims to:
The features of the schemes include:
Enhancing communitiesLocal events were organised over two days to help people understand the changes, provide information to people to may be affected by the scheme, and explain how they can raise any concerns.
Improving the environmentThe project is using GTL (gas to liquid) fuels in generators and some plant, which reduces local air pollution as it produces less emissions than traditional diesel.
Developing peopleIn addition to providing work experience placements on site, we worked with community organisations including NOVUS, a company that assists ex-offenders into employment.