A483

Updated June 22, 2021

The Lane 2 closure on the A483 between junctions 5 and 6 are ahead of schedule and will be taken off earlier than anticipated.

To allow for the removal of temporary safety barriers and the traffic management equipment there will be two nights with full closure of both lanes, June 23 and 24, 7pm to 6am.

Cllr David A Bithell, Lead Member for Environment and Transport, said: “I’m pleased that the trunk road agency is ahead of schedule. We appreciate this work is causing difficulty and disruption for motorists, but it’s essential to ensure major resurfacing works later in the year can go proceed.”

Traffic Wales is to begin essential works on the A483 in Wrexham between junctions 5 and 7 to increase the length of 2 central reserve crossovers together with drainage and barrier upgrades.

Cllr David A Bithell, Lead Member for Environment and Transport, said, “I welcome this announcement which will allow for major resurfacing works to take place safely later in the year.

“It’s important that there is continued investment in our roads infrastructure to ensure this vital road link is maintained into the future.”

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The works start on 1 June 2021 and are scheduled to finish on 11 July 2021.

These are major works and drivers can expect disruption.

There will be full overnight closures at the start and end on of the scheme to enable the installation and dismantling of temporary barrier systems at both locations.

The main works will be carried out with lane 2 closures in both directions which will be continuous for the duration of the works.

The full closures will take place on the following dates:

1.6.21 at 19.00 to 2.6.21 at 6.00 J5 to J6 Northbound

2.6.21 at 19.00 to 3.6.21 at 06.00 J5 to J6 Southbound

3.6.21 at 19.00 to 4.6.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Southbound

4.6.21 at 19.00 to 5.6.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Northbound

7.7.21 at 19.00 to 8.7.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Northbound

8.7.21 at 19.00 to 8.7.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Northbound

9.7.21 at 19.00 to 10.7.21 at 06.00 J5 to J6 Southbound

11.7.21 at 19.00 to 12.7.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Southbound

Lane 2 closures:

2.6.21 at 06.00 to 9.7.21 at 06.00 J5 to J6 Northbound

3.6.21 at 06.00 to 10.7.21 at 06.00 J5 to J6 Southbound

4.6.21 at 06.00 to 12.7.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Southbound

5.6.21 at 06.00 to 8.7.21 at 06.00 J6 to J7 Northbound

Diversions in place as shown in the following diagrams:

A483 J6 to J7 Diversion

A483 J5 to J6 Diversion

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If you would like further information please contact Traffic Wales on 0300 123 1213 or check out the Welsh Government’s Traffic Information Service.

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