A major road near Bolton will be closed this month for repair works.

The A580 East Lancashire Road between Walkden Road and Wardley Park and Ride will be closed between 8pm and 6am every night this month.

The stretch of the arterial road will be closed for 'highway repair and maintenance works'.

Signed diversions will be in place.

A Transport for Greater Manchester spokesperson said: "From Thursday 1 June to Friday 30 June, a road closure will be in place on the A580 eastbound carriage East Lancashire Road (Worsley), for to highway repair and maintenance works."

This comes as a number of roads are set to be closed this month for manhole repairs. 

The closures will take place in Westhoughton and in Bolton town centre. 

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