Local people in Halton are being asked for their views on how the Mersey Gateway project can bring the best possible regeneration benefits to Halton at a special event next week.
The Mersey Gateway project is to give local people priority on discounts for crossing the River Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes when tolls come in to force in 2014.
The latest updates on the Mersey Gateway project were presented by members of the project team to regional businesses and politicians at a special breakfast briefing this morning (Monday 15th October)
New research carried out by the RAC has identified the north west as the most dangerous area of the country to travel in and the Mersey Gateway team believe that the construction of a new crossing over the river Mersey would help alleviate this problem.
Airport backs Mersey Gateway proposals as new figures show airport related bridge traffic set to double in future
Bosses at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are backing the latest proposals for the Mersey Gateway project as new statistics reveal that 3.6million people could be crossing the Mersey in Halton travelling to or from the airport in the future.