STAFFORD­SHIRE

The Sentinel - - NEWS -

MO­TORISTS are ad­vised to ex­pect de­lays as a wide­load trav­els through North Stafford­shire and South Cheshire.

The load, a 404-ton transformer, will be leav­ing Gen­eral Elec­tric on Lich­field Road in Stafford at around 9.30am on Mon­day.

It will then travel up the A34 via Stone, New­cas­tle and Talke be­fore cross­ing the county bor­der into Cheshire.

Af­ter cross­ing over into Cheshire, po­lice will es­cort the ve­hi­cle to Browns Bank on the A54 near Con­gle­ton.

On Tues­day the load will be es­corted from Browns Bank to Kel­sall Hill layby, a jour­ney of around three and a half hours – and on Wed­nes­day it will travel to its fi­nal des­ti­na­tion at Ellesmere Port Docks.

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