The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 13 July 2015

July 13, 2015MerseylinkNews

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

Please note the table below does not include details of ongoing work. For details of ongoing work, please visit Down Your Street

Date of closure Road / footpath Details
15/07/15 M56 junction 12 roundabout Lane closures on slip road and approaches to M56 Junction 12 roundabout and on the roundabout itself during the day on Wednesday, July 15, from 9.30am to 3.30pm. Drivers are encouraged to find an alternative route or to allow additional time for their journeys as delays are possible.
17/07/15 – 20/07/15 A562 Speke Road There will be a total closure of the southbound A562 (Speke Road) from after 7pm on the evening of Friday 17 July to 5am on Monday 20 July for essential construction activity. A local diversion via Ditton Road will be in place.
18/0715 – 19/07/15 A533 Central Expressway There will be a total closure of the northbound exit slip road from the Central Expressway to Boston Avenue for the entire weekend. The closure is needed to build a service trench. Traffic will be diverted via the Bridgewater, Daresbury and Central Expressways. Follow diversion signs marked with a solid circle symbol.
20/07/15 – mid August Halton North Footbridge over Central Expressway There will be a total closure of Halton North Footbridge from Halton Brook Avenue to The Calvers for routine repairs. A diversion via Brook Place South Footbridge will be in place.
24/07/15 – 27/07/15 M56 junction 12 roundabout Lane closures on slip road and approaches to M56 Junction 12 roundabout and on the roundabout itself, from 7pm on Friday, July 24 to 5.30am on Monday, July 27. Drivers are encouraged to find an alternative route or to allow additional time for their journeys, as delays are possible.
27/07/15 – ongoing A533 Central Expressway/A5126 Weston Link The southbound slip road from the Central Expressway to the westbound Weston Link will be permanently closed from Monday, July 27, as part of the ongoing changes to the road layout and priorities given to traffic. The official diversion route, marked with a hollow diamond symbol, will take drivers north up the Central Expressway on to the Bridgewater Expressway and around the Weston Point Expressway, back to Weston Link.
07/08/15 – 10/08/15 M56 junction 12 roundabout Lane closures on slip road and approaches to M56 Junction 12 roundabout and on the roundabout itself from 7pm on Friday, August 7 until 5.30am on Monday, August 10. Drivers are encouraged to find an alternative route or to allow additional time for their journeys, as delays are possible.

Ongoing works

There is also a series of ongoing major works taking place across Widnes and Runcorn. For more details on these major ongoing works visit the Plan Your Journey page, or click the links below.

Widnes 

Runcorn

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

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.

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