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