The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 20 July 2015

July 20, 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
22/07/15 for approximately 1 week A562 Speke Road Lane 1 closure on A562 Speke Road eastbound (towards Widnes), between Everite Road and Ditton Roundabout, from 9.30am on July 22 for approximately one week.
22/07/15 – 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 – 30/08/15 Ditton Road at Ditton Roundabout One lane will be closed around Ditton Road Splitter Island for construction work to be carried out from 9.30am to 3.30pm each day from Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 30.
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 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.
03/08/15 – 30/11/15 Moor Lane, from Ditton Roundabout to Ashley Way One lane will be closed to Moor Lane roundabout and all approaches from 9.30am to 3.30pm every day from August 3 to November 30.

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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