The Mersey Gateway Project

Before the Mersey Gateway Project can open to the public there are a number of stages that it needs to through. These are set out in the table below:

Winter 2011 Funding Decision

Announcement from Government to confirm the final funding package for the project.

2011-2014 Procurement

Procurement for main contractor to design, build, finance and operate the Mersey Gateway.

Spring 2014 Contract awarded

Contract for concessionaire to design, build, finance and operate the Mersey Gateway awarded

Spring 2014 Construction begins

Main construction of the Mersey Gateway commences.

2017 Bridge opens

Mersey Gateway opens to the public