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 Crank Road (Windle) **Update**

Crank Road (Windle) **Update**

14/03/2019 14/03/2019

Routes 38A, 152 and 157 are affected.

Crank Road will be sbuject to phased closures, at Rainford Road, from Monday 18 March 2019 for approximatley 5 days.
 
  • Phase 1
    Crank Road will be closed (westbound), from Monday 18 March 2019 for approximately 3 days.
  • Phase 2
    Crank Road will be closed (eastbound), from Thursday 21 March 2019 for approximately 2 days.
 

Bus diversions for phase 1 are as follows:

Route 38A 
From St Helens Bus Station as normal to Kiln Lane at the junction with Bleak Hill Road, then via Bleak Hill Road, Gunning Avenue, Broadway, Walmesley Road, Houghtons Lane, A580 East Lancashire Road, Blindfoot Road, Mossborough Road, Church Road, then as normal route to Rainford Railway Station. 

From Rainford Railway Station as normal to Church Road, then via Mossborough Road, Blindfoot Road, A580 East Lancashire Road, Houghtons Lane, Walmesley Road, Broadway, Gunning Avenue, Bleak Hill Road, Kiln Lane then as normal route to St Helens Bus Station. 
 
Route 152 will travel as normal from Ormskirk to Higher Lane, then via Mill Lane, Rainford By-Pass, Rainford Road, then as normal route to St Helens Bus Station (omitting a section of Higher Lane, Crank Hill and Crank Road).
 
Route 157 (1000 journey from Ashton-in-Makerfield) will travel as normal from Ashton-in-Makerfield to Red Cat Lane, then via Higher Lane, then as normal route to Rainford (omitting Crank Hill, Crank Road, Rainford Road, St Helens Road, Rainford By-Pass and Mill Lane).
 

Bus diversions for phase 2 are as follows:

Route 38A 
From St Helens Bus Station as normal to Kiln Lane then via Bleak Hill Road, Gunning Avenue, Broadway, Walmesley Road, Houghtons Lane, A580 East Lancashire Road, Blindfoot Road, Mossborough Road, Church Road, then as normal route to Rainford Railway Station. 

From Rainford Railway Station as normal to Church Road, then via Mossborough Road, Blindfoot Road, A580 East Lancashire Road, Houghtons Lane, Walmesley Road, Broadway, Gunning Avenue, Bleak Hill Road, Kiln Lane then as normal route to St Helens Bus Station. 
 
Route 152 will travel as normal from St Helens to Rainford Road, then continue via Rainford By-Pass, Mill Lane, Higher Road, then as normal route to Ormskirk (omitting Crank Road, Crank Hill and a section of Higher Lane).
 
Route 157 (1159 journey from Rainford) will travel as normal from Rainford to Higher Lane, then continue via Higher Lane, Red Cat Lane, then as normal route to Ashton-in-Makerfield (omitting Mill Lane, Rainford By-Pass, St Helens Road, Rainford Road, Crank Road and Crank Hill). 
 
Ref: RW7926