Motorists warned of delays because of escorted large load

POLICE are warning motorists of likely delays and diversions next week as officers help escort a large, medical grade oxygen tank through North Staffordshire.

The tank – which is empty, 40 metres long and 6.5 metres in diameter – will be picked up on Monday, June 15 and will make its way from the Cheshire border through areas including Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stone, Stafford, Rugeley, Cannock, Brownhills and Shenstone – finishing up in Warwickshire on FridayPolice are warning motorists of likely delays and diversions next week as officers help escort a large, medical grade oxygen tank through the county.

The tank – which is empty, 40 metres long and 6.5 metres in diameter – will be picked up on Monday 15 June and will make its way from the Cheshire border through areas including Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stone, Stafford, Rugeley, Cannock, Brownhills and Shenstone – finishing up in Warwickshire on Friday 19 June.

This is the first of four similar pick-ups over the next six weeks and police will be working with tree cutters and BT telephone engineers to ensure the load fits under trees and cables throughout the journey.

The North Staffrdshire route:

  • Day 1: At roundabout, turn right onto A34 in Congleton

  • Turn left onto A34 at Talke

  • Continue on A34 through 4 roundabouts

  • At roundabout, turn left onto A52 in Newcastle under Lyme

  • At roundabout, turn right onto A527

  • At roundabout, turn left onto A34. Day 1 stops at Strongford

  • Day 2: Continue on A34 through nine roundabouts to Red Hill.

You can keep up to date with the movements on Twitter via @Tactical_Police.


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