Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 29 February 2016
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 existing closures, please visit Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website.
|Date of closure||Road / footpath||Details|
|4/3/16 – 7/3/16||Ditton Roundabout, Ditton Road and Queensway northbound exit slip to Ditton roundabout, Widnes||Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday to 5am Monday) of the west side of Ditton roundabout between the Queensway southbound access slip and the Speke Road southbound exit slip. Ditton Road from Hale Road to Ditton roundabout, Queensway northbound exit slip road to Ditton roundabout and Desoto Road northbound access slip will also be closed. These closures are for resurfacing works to Ditton roundabout prior to the demolition of Ditton flyover at the end of March. Businesses will be open as usual and access will be maintained. A diversion will be in place.|
|11/3/16 – 14/3/16||Ditton Roundabout, Moor Lane and Ashley Way, Widnes||Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday to 5am Monday) of the east side of Ditton roundabout between the northbound access slip to Speke Road and the northbound exit slip from Queensway. Moor Lane in both directions and Ashley Way northbound between Victoria Road and Moor Lane will also be closed. These closures are for resurfacing works to Ditton roundabout prior to the demolition of Ditton flyover at the end of March. Businesses will be open as usual and access will be maintained. A diversion will be in place.|
|12/3/16 – 13/3/16||Waterloo Road, Widnes||3-way traffic signals on Waterloo Road between Victoria Road and Hutchinson Street to control traffic in a single lane during demolition works.|
|14/3/16 – 18/3/16||Watkinson Way, Widnes||Offpeak lane closures (9.30am to 3.30pm) in both directions on Watkinson Way between Wandsworth Way and Ashley Way.|
|18/3/16 – 21/3/16||Central Expressway southbound exit slip to Halton Brow and Boston Avenue, Runcorn||Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday to 5am Monday) of the southbound exit slip road from the Central Expressway to Halton Brow. A diversion will be in place. 4-way traffic signals will also be in place during works on Boston Avenue under the Central Expressway Halton Brow junction.|
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 web page, or click the links below.
- Bridgewater / Daresbury / Central Expressway interchange
- A533 Central Expressway around Halton Brow / 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/