The Mersey Gateway Project

New road, lane and footpath closures

February 16, 2015adminNews

Essential work on the Mersey Gateway Project means the following road and lane closures will be in place over the coming days and weeks.

Date of closure Road / footpath Details
26/1/15 – ongoing for six to eight weeks A533 Central Expressway at Lodgelane interchange just after the exit for Shopping City Southbound closures of lane 1, for main site access work and trial holes.
9/2/15 – ongoing for 6-8 weeks Between Moor Lane roundabout and Ditton roundabout Various alternating lane closures on both roundabouts from 9.30am to 3.30pm. 
16/2/15 – ongoing for three weeks A562 Speke Road from Liverpool to A533 Queensway (heading for Runcorn) Lane 1 closure for safety during Ditton Flyover piling work from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
16/2/15 – 18/2/15 A533 Queensway from Silver Jubilee Bridge to A562 Speke Road heading towards Liverpool Lane 1 closure for drainage installation work from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
25/2/15 – 6/3/15 A533 Queensway from Silver Jubilee Bridge to A562 Speke Road heading towards Liverpool Lane 1 closure from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
26/2/15 – ongoing for one month Boston Avenue to Central Expressway Closure of the northbound slip road towards the Bridgewater Expressway for Widnes or Daresbury. The diversion will operate via southbound slip road, down to the next junction at Halton Lea and then around the roundabout back onto the Central Expressway northbound.

Major ongoing works

Weston Point Expressway / M56 Junction 12

Work is now taking place between 7pm and 5am Monday to Friday, and between 7am and 5pm Saturday and Sunday, along the Weston Point Expressway heading towards the M56 Junction 12. The road is down to one lane southbound as it approaches the roundabout / junction. Work is expected to continue until summer 2015.

Bridgewater / Daresbury / Central Expressway interchange

Work is underway here to create a new double roundabout which will provide a link between the Central Expressway and the Daresbury and Bridgewater Expressways when the new bridge opens. Expect diversions and disruption in this location until the new bridge opens in 2017.

Ditton Roundabout

Work is underway here to convert Ditton Roundabout to a junction with traffic lights. A number of roads in the area will be closed at different times until the new bridge opens in 2017. Expect diversions and disruption in this area as a result.

The information provided here is an overview of planned work and therefore subject to change.

The team may have to put in place overnight road closures or diversions at short notice due to emergency situations, and these may not be detailed here, but it is our aim to provide information that is as up to date as possible.

For more information on ongoing work, please visit: www.merseygateway.co.uk/down-your-street/

Halton Borough Council Mersey Link

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