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Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 19 December 2016

December 19, 2016MerseylinkNews

Road openings

The following routes will reopen following essential work on the Mersey Gateway project:

Date Road Details
From 22/12/16 A558 Daresbury Expressway to A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn The route from Daresbury Expressway to Central Expressway southbound (towards Halton Brow) will reopen via Bridgewater junction.
From 22/12/16 A533 Bridgewater Expressway to A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn The route from Bridgewater Expressway to Central Expressway southbound (towards Halton Brow) will reopen via Bridgewater junction.
From 23/12/16 A5126 Weston Link offslip to A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn The slip road from Weston Link to Weston Point Expressway southbound (towards M56 Junction 12) will reopen.

New works

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 Road Details
03/01/17 for approx. 3 months A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Closure of Central Expressway northbound (towards Bridgewater junction) between Halton Brow and Bridgewater junction. A diversion will be in place. The slip road from Daresbury Expressway to Central Expressway will reopen prior to this closure.
04/01/17 – 31/03/17 A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Offpeak lane closures (9.30am – 3.30pm) on Weston Point Expressway northbound (towards the Silver Jubilee Bridge) between M56 Junction 12 and Weston Point junction.
04/01/17 – 03/02/17 A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Offpeak lane closures (9.30am – 3.30pm) on Weston Point Expressway southbound (towards M56) between Weston Point junction and Clifton Footbridge.
06/01/17 for approx. 3 months A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Lane closure on Weston Point Expressway southbound (towards M56) between Rocksavage interchange and Weston Point junction.
09/01/17 – 20/01/17 M56 Junction 12 eastbound exit slip and A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Offpeak lane closure (9.30am – 3.30pm) on M56 Junction 12 eastbound exit slip and Weston Point Expressway southbound between M56 Junction 12 roundabout and Clifton roundabout.
13-16/01/17

20-23/01/17

Victoria Road / Waterloo Road, Widnes Weekend closures (7.30pm Friday – 5am Monday) of Victoria Road / Waterloo Road in both directions between Hutchinson Street and Ashley Way. A diversion will be in place.
16-19/01/17 Victoria Road / Waterloo Road, Widnes Overnight closures (7.30pm – 5am) of Victoria Road / Waterloo Road in both directions between Hutchinson Street and Ashley Way. A diversion will be in place.

Ongoing works

There is a series of ongoing works taking place across Widnes and Runcorn. For more details on these works visit the Plan Your Journey web page, or click the area links below.

Widnes

Runcorn

Halton Borough Council works

See Halton Borough Council’s roadworks page for details of other roadworks in Halton.

Halton Borough Council Mersey Link

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