The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 24 July

July 24, 2017MerseylinkNews

24 July 2017

Mersey Gateway roadworks update

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. Read more →

Disused road bridge in Widnes set to be demolished with diversions in place

July 21, 2017adminNews

A 400-metre section of Hutchinson Street in Widnes will be closed for a week from 23 July to 29 July whilst the Desoto Road bridge near to Stobarts and the Tesco Distribution Centre is demolished as part of the Mersey Gateway Project. Read more →

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 17 July

July 17, 2017MerseylinkNews

17 July 2017

Mersey Gateway roadworks update

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 information on existing major closures and diversion routes, visit Plan Your Journey on the Mersey Gateway website.

Date Road Details
17/07/17 – 31/07/17 A533 Queensway, Widnes Overnight lane closure (7.30pm – 5am) of the Silver Jubilee Bridge northbound to Desoto Road.
18/07/17 & 19/07/17 Hutchinson Street, Widnes There will be two way temporary traffic signals between Wandsworth Way and Desoto Road (7.30pm – 5am)
20/07/17 & 21/07/17 Hutchinson Street, Widnes There will be two way temporary traffic signals between Wandsworth Way and Cromwell Street (7.30pm – 5am)
28/07/17 – 30/07/17 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday – Midnight Sunday) of either northbound or southbound Speke Road. The direction of the closure, and therefore the diversion, will alternate between the northbound and southbound Speke Road.
31/07/17 – 25/08/17 A533 Bridgewater Expressway, Runcorn Overnight closures (7.30pm – 5am) of the eastbound Bridgewater Expressway between Astmoor West Interchange and Astmoor East Interchange. A diversion via Astmoor Road 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 Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website 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.

Winner of competition to find 25,000th visitor announced

July 10, 2017Chris SealeyNews

Following a week-long contest, the winner of the competition to find the Mersey Gateway visitor centre’s 25,000th guest has been announced.

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Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 10 July

July 10, 2017MerseylinkNews

10 July 2017

Mersey Gateway roadworks update

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 information on existing major closures and diversion routes, visit Plan Your Journey on the Mersey Gateway website.

Date Road Details
21/07/17 – 24/07/17 A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Weekend closure (Friday 11pm – Monday 5am) of the northbound Weston Point Expressway between M56 roundabout and Weston Link. A diversion will be in place.
23/07/17 – 29/07/17 Hutchinson Street, Widnes Total closure (7pm Sunday) of Hutchinson Street between Wandsworth Way and Desoto Road. A diversion will be in place.
28/07/17 – 31/07/17 A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Weekend closure (midnight Friday – midnight Sunday) of the main carriageway in both directions (north and southbound) between Halton Lea Interchange and Brook Place Interchange. 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 Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website 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.