HIGHWAYS England has announced a multi-million pound project to improve the A628 Woodhead Pass.

The major road, which connects Barnsley to Greater Manchester through Flouch, will see a raft of repairs and maintenance work as part of the £5m package.

Work to repair several retaining walls has already started, with the full scheme due to finish in March 2021.

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The road is set to be fully closed on the weekends of June 5 to 8, and July 3 to 5, with diversions in place.