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£6.6m upgrade to start on M60

20/07/2012

A £6.6m Highways Agency project to improve the M60 at Cheadle will get underway next month.

Smart motorways could be on their way to Manchester

06/11/2013

The Highways Agency is consulting over plans to cut congestion and make journey times more reliable on the M60 and M62.

M60 ‘smart motorway’ plan axed by Highways Agency

20/11/2013

Plans for more lanes on a section of the M60 in Manchester have been shelved by the Highways Agency.

Four contractors to work on £184m smart motorway project

19/06/2014

Costain is one of four contractors that have been selected to deliver an upgrade to the M60 and M62 motorways on behalf of the Highways Agency.

Chevron to provide traffic management on smart motorway project

16/07/2014

Chevron will provide traffic management on the M60 and M62 smart motorway project after winning a contract worth £6.6 million over the next two years.

Safety campaign launched on smart motorway route

10/08/2015

A new safety campaign has been launched along a smart motorway route on the M60 in Greater Manchester.

M60 road workers make a stand for safety

07/10/2015

Employees working on the M60 smart motorway route in Greater Manchester recently made a united stand in support of road worker safety by holding an ‘Aiming for Zero’ awareness day.

Superspan gantries to be installed on M62

03/05/2016

The first of eight ‘superspan’ gantries crossing whole sections of the M60 and M62 Manchester smart motorway project will be installed later this week.

Work on Manchester’s smart motorway enters new phase

14/06/2016

Highways England has started work to upgrade 56 overhead gantries on the 17-mile smart motorway route between the M60 and M62 in Manchester.

Health and well being of road workers highlighted at HE event

05/10/2016

Operatives working on the M60/62 smart motorway project in Greater Manchester got together to raise awareness about road worker health, safety and wellbeing.

Footage shows driver ignoring motorway closure

09/12/2016

CCTV footage released by Highways England shows road workers chasing after a motorist who ignored a road closure on the M60 in Eccles.  

Greater Manchester’s first smart motorway fully operational

06/08/2018

Highways England has announced that the upgrade of the M60 in Greater Manchester to a smart motorway is now complete.

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