Wigan Borough Council

Wigan M58 Link Road 3 July 2018

Construction of a new single two-lane road from the eastern roundabout at Orrell Interchange (M6 junction 26 and the terminus of the M58) to the A49 Warrington Road at Goose Green, south of Wigan. The new road will incorporate most of Leopold Street, which will be widened to create space for traffic islands and right-turn lanes, and the whole of Smithy Brook Road. The new road will operate with a 30mph limit throughout.

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A5225 Wigan Gateway 24 December 2008

Construction of a new route around the south of Wigan, commencing at the existing Orrell Interchange (connecting the M58 and M6) as a dual-two lane road with grade separated junctions. North of Ince-in-Makerfield the route narrows to single-carriageway, but with provision for a future upgrade to dual carriageway. It will terminate on the A579 between Leigh and Atherton.

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