Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 12 October
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 the Mersey Gateway website.
|Date of closure||Road / footpath||Details|
|12/10/15 – mid November||M56 Junction 12 eastbound exit slip road||There will be a total closure of the eastbound exit slip road at junction 12 of the M56 from Monday 12 October for around five weeks. There will be a diversion route in place via junction 11 of the M56.|
|12/10/15 –mid November||M56 Junction 12 eastbound access slip road||One lane of the M56 Junction 12 eastbound access slip road will be closed off peak, between 9.30am and 3.30pm for about five weeks.|
|17/10/15 – 19/10/15||A557 southbound between M56 Junction 12 Roundabout and Clifton Roundabout||There will be a total closure of the A557 southbound, between the M56 Junction 12 Roundabout and Clifton Roundabout, between midnight on the Friday night and 5am on the Monday morning, 17 to 19 October. There will also be a lane closure on the opposite northbound carriageway. A diversion will be in place.|
|19/10/15 for one day||A533 Queensway||Offpeak (9.30am-3.30pm) lane 2 closures in both directions over Ditton Junction.|
|23/10/15 – 26/10/15||A557 southbound, between M56 Junction 12 Roundabout and Clifton Roundabout||There will be a total closure of the A557 southbound between the M56 Junction 12 Roundabout and Clifton Roundabout, from 7.30pm on Friday, October 23 and 5am on Monday, October 26. There will also be a lane closure on the opposite northbound carriageway. A diversion will be in place.|
|26/10/15 – 30/10/15||Ditton Road||There will be a total closure of Ditton Road westbound from Ditton roundabout to the WSR entrance. A diversion will be in place.|
|28/10/15 – 19/11/15||Beechwood Avenue||There will be two-way temporary traffic signals on Beechwood Avenue under Lodge Lane Interchange.|
|9/11/15 – 15/11/15||Brook Place South Footbridge||Closure of Brook Place South Footbridge (known locally as the ‘curly’ bridge). A diversion via Halton North Footbridge will be in place.|
|18/11/15 – 15/02/16||Halton South Footbridge||Closure of Halton South Footbridge that runs from Halton Lea to Halton Lodge for structure repairs. A diversion will be in place.|
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 website, or click the links below.
- Bridgewater / Daresbury / Central Expressway interchange
- A533 Central Expressway around Halton Lea
- A533 Central Expressway at Lodge Lane Interchange
- A577 Weston Point Expressway at Weston Junction
- Weston Point Expressway / M56 Junction 12
For more information on other ongoing work, please visit: www.merseygateway.co.uk/down-your-street/