The Mersey Gateway Project

New scheme launched to clean up the Mersey estuary with the help of local schools

The Plastic Resolution Project starting this summer aims to work with local schools and community groups in Halton to address the problem of plastic waste pollution on the natural environment.

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Mersey Gateway project wins national ecology award

June 22, 2017adminNews

The team building Halton’s landmark new Mersey Gateway bridge has won a national competition that recognises excellence in ecology and environmental management.

Some of the Mersey Gateway environment and liaison team celebrate their award win with the new bridge being constructed in the background. Pictured, from left to right are, Keith Bold, Merseylink volunteer, Elaine Newall, Third Parties Liaison Manager, Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, Karen Nicholson, Liaison Officer, Merseylink, Paul Oldfield, Environment and Diversity Manager, Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, Damian Smith, Senior Ecologist, Merseylink and Victoria Pollard, Environmental Manager, Merseylink

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Mersey Gateway team shows support for International Women in Engineering Day

June 22, 2017adminNews

To mark International Women in Engineering Day 2017 (Friday 23 June), women from all disciplines helping to build the prestigious Mersey Gateway Project have gathered for photos on the iconic cable stay bridge – the centrepiece at the heart of the project.

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Giant bridge building machine ‘Webster’ carries out final concrete pour

June 19, 2017adminNews

MSS Webster has completed its final concrete pour on the Mersey Gateway’s south approach viaduct.

The 1,700 tonne machine, which looks and operates like a giant Meccano set, has been working on the south approach viaduct for around 10 months, slowly creating the reinforced concrete deck that will be used by 60,000 vehicles per day. Read more →

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 19 June

June 19, 2017MerseylinkNews

19 June 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 →

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