Roadworks in Horwich are causing significant traffic delays with motorists urged to allow extra time for journeys.

A lane closure is in place on De Havilland Way towards the M61 today and tomorrow for highway maintenance being carried out by Bolton Council.

Drivers travelling in the area, especially on Chorley New Road, are told to expect delays of over 10 minutes around the roadworks area.

Transport for Greater Manchester Tweeted to say "Chorley New Road, Horwich - delays westbound due to off-peak lane closures on De Havilland Way.

"Please allow extra time for your journey."