The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 3 August 2015

August 3, 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
03/08/15 – 08/08/15 Astmoor Road Astmoor Road will be down to one lane in both directions between Brindley Road and Davy Road.
03/08/15 – 30/11/15 Moor Lane Roundabout Moor Lane roundabout and all approaches will be down to one lane.
07/08/15 – 10/08/15 M56 Junction 12 roundabout Lane closures on the 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.
08/08/15 – 09/08/15 Between Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout Total closure of the road connecting Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout from midnight Friday – midnight Sunday. A diversion via Ditton Road, Hale Road, Liverpool Road and Kingsway will be in operation.
10/0815 – 12/08/15 Beechwood Avenue Temporary traffic lights will be in operation on the northbound side of Beechwood Avenue, under Weston Link, during the day from 9.30am to 3.30pm. This work is taking place at a later date than originally scheduled.
10/08/15 – 16/08/15 Between Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout Total closure of the westbound route (heading towards Ditton) between Moor Lane Roundabout and Ditton Roundabout.  A diversion via Ditton Road, Hale Road, Liverpool Road and Kingsway will be in operation.Lane closure on eastbound route (heading towards Widnes) between Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout. Overnight and weekends only, 7pm – 5am Monday to Thursday, midnight Friday – midnight Sunday.
17/08/15 – 21/08/15
24/08/15 – 27/08/15
01/09/15 – 13/09/15
South west side of Ditton Roundabout  Total closure of Ditton Roundabout between Queensway southbound access road and Ditton Road eastbound access, including total closure of Queensway northbound exit slip to Ditton Roundabout and Desoto Road northbound exit and access slip roads. Overnight and weekends only, 7pm – 5am Monday to Thursday, midnight Friday – midnight Sunday. Diversion routes to allow access to Speke, Hale, Widnes and the Multimodal Gateway will be in operation.

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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