The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 3 January 2017

January 3, 2017MerseylinkNews

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.
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. 2 months A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Lane closure on Weston Point Expressway southbound (towards M56) between Rocksavage interchange and Weston Point junction. There is no official diversion route as the road will still be open but we recommend that motorists who are planning to travel eastbound along the M56 towards Warrington, Manchester and the M6 head along the Bridgewater and Daresbury Expressways and use junction 11 of the M56 to continue their journey.
09-20/01/17 M56 Junction 12 eastbound exit slip and A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Offpeak lane closures (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.
16-20/01/17 A533 Queensway, Widnes Overnight lane closures (7.30pm – 5.30am) in both directions on Queensway between Ditton junction and the Silver Jubilee Bridge.

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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