The Mersey Gateway Project

First stay cable installed on Mersey Gateway bridge marking momentous occasion for new river crossing

October 27, 2016MerseylinkNews

The first stay cable connecting the Mersey Gateway south pylon to the main bridge deck has been installed on the Mersey Gateway Project.

Construction teams installed the 52-metre long cable at the south pylon in the Mersey estuary today (27 October 2016).

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Interview: Life at the top of a tower crane

October 24, 2016adminNews

Merseylink’s tower crane team is playing a key role in the construction of the three Mersey Gateway bridge pylons, which dominate the skyline in the Mersey estuary.

We asked lead tower crane operator, Peter McDonough, a few questions to find out what it’s like to work with your head literally in the clouds. Read more →

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 24 October 2016

October 24, 2016MerseylinkNews

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.

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New road junction unveiled as Bridgewater Expressway and Daresbury Expressway reopen to traffic

October 20, 2016adminNews

Merseylink is set to reopen a single lane in each direction on the A558 Daresbury Expressway and the A533 Bridgewater Expressway.

The newly remodelled Bridgewater Junction and the Bridgewater and Daresbury Expressways in Runcorn will reopen to westbound traffic on Sunday 23 October 2016.

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Innovative tolling technology being installed for tests in Runcorn

October 20, 2016adminNews

Drivers travelling along the Bridgewater Expressway in Runcorn this month will see two new gantries being erected over the road near Starbucks as they head towards the Silver Jubilee Bridge.

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