Government Minister Gillian Merron MP today visited the site for the new Mersey Gateway in Halton.
During her special visit the Transport Minister toured the Mersey Gateway site and surrounding areas to appreciate the wider regeneration benefits the project will bring to Halton and the Liverpool city-region. She also met the team who will be delivering the project at a briefing session at the Catalyst Museum in Widnes.
The bid to build a new crossing over the River Mersey between Widnes and Runcorn has moved a massive step closer after Transport Secretary Alistair Darling approved Government funding of £209m for the scheme.
The bid to build a new crossing over the River Mersey between Widnes and Runcorn has taken a major step forward after the scheme was officially recommended to the Government for approval.