Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 19 September 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.
|19/9/16 – 23/9/16||Ditton Road and Ditton roundabout, Widnes||Overnight closures (7pm – 5.30am) of Ditton Road eastbound (towards Ditton roundabout) between Hale Road and Ditton roundabout. Closure of the west side of Ditton roundabout between the southbound slip to Queensway and the southbound slip from Speke Road. A diversion will be in place.|
|23/9/16 – 26/9/16||Ditton Road and Ditton roundabout, Widnes||Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday – 5.30am Monday) of Ditton Road eastbound (towards Ditton roundabout) between Hale Road and Ditton roundabout. Closure of the west side of Ditton roundabout between the southbound slip to Queensway and the southbound slip from Speke Road. A diversion will be in place.|
|From 26/9/16||Ditton roundabout, Widnes||The new road under Ditton junction bridge will be opened and Ditton roundabout will be reconfigured to a signalised junction.
The southbound Queensway onslip from Ditton junction to the Silver Jubilee Bridge will close. The northbound Queensway offslip to Ditton junction will become two-way to take two lanes of traffic in both directions between Ditton junction and the Silver Jubilee Bridge.
Traffic travelling from Ditton Road to the Silver Jubilee Bridge will need to go through Ditton junction to the Kingsway roundabout and return to the junction along Moor Lane until the new bridge opens in autumn 2017.
|28/9/16 – 5/10/16||Beechwood Avenue, Runcorn||Two-way temporary traffic signals on Beechwood Avenue under Weston Link.|
|3/10/16 for approx. 6 months||Ditton Road, Widnes||Closure of access to Ditton Road westbound (towards Hale) from Ditton junction. 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 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/
Halton Borough Council works
See Halton Borough Council’s roadworks page for details of other roadworks in Halton.