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06/04/22- Important information for local businesses- road closures in place for Grand National this weekend (7th, 8th and 9th April)

A number of diversions and traffic management measures will be in place over the weekend for the Grand National’s three days (Thursday, April 7 – Saturday, April 9) including temporary closures.

Anyone not attending the festival are advised to avoid the A59 Ormskirk Road from Switch Island through to the Black Bull junction.

Ormskirk Road, as well as Park Lane between Bridle Road and Ormskirk Road, will be closed between 4pm and 9pm on all three festival days. Heavy traffic is expected on the A59 from 10am – 2pm.

During the closure, traffic will be diverted via Switch Island, Dunnings Bridge Road, Netherton Way and Southport Road.

More info here