Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 5 October
5 October 2017
Mersey Gateway roadworks update
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 information on existing major closures and diversion routes, visit Plan Your Journey on the Mersey Gateway website.
|09/10/17 (early hours)||Weston Point Junction, Runcorn||The new-look Weston Point Junction will open.|
|09/10/17 (early hours)||Lodge Lane Junction, Runcorn||Lodge Lane Junction will be open north and southbound, one lane in each direction.|
From Monday 9 October until the new Mersey Gateway Bridge opens drivers will have two choices of route between the Silver Jubilee Bridge and the M56 Junction 12.
- Weston Point Expressway
- Central Expressway via Bridgewater Expressway and the new Bridgewater Junction
There will still be restrictions, speed limits and lane closures in place along various parts of the route until the new bridge opens. Drivers should still expect delays along the route until the new bridge and the approach roads are fully open.
|06/10/17 – 09/10/17||A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn||Lane closure (Friday 7.30pm – Monday 5am) Weston Point Expressway in both directions (northbound and southbound)|
|06/10/17||Bridgewater Junction, Runcorn||The traffic lights will be switched on and the roundabout will be operational with two lanes in all directions apart from southbound which will remain in single running temporarily.|
There is a series of ongoing works taking place across Widnes and Runcorn. For more details on these works visit Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website or click the area 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
Halton Borough Council works
See Halton Borough Council’s roadworks page for details of other roadworks in Halton.