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 →
Local people are getting another chance to become part of Halton’s history by joining the volunteer team working with the Mersey Gateway Project.
Construction joint venture Merseylink has trained up 50 volunteers so far and is now looking for more passionate and enthusiastic local people who want to help tell the story of the bridge and Halton’s history.
A volunteer information event will be held on Wednesday 16 March 2016 at 5.30pm-6.30pm in the Kingsway Learning Centre in Widnes so people can find out more. Read more →
A local rowing club has been able to replace its old clubhouse with a brand new building thanks to expert help from bridge builder Merseylink.
Runcorn Rowing Club had received a Sports Council grant to cover the cost of a new building, but the project was in danger of never getting off the ground as a large amount of costly building work was also needed to get it started.
Members of Runcorn Rowing Club outside their new clubhouse
As a voluntary organisation with limited funds and expertise, the rowing club decided to apply to the Merseylink Time Bank scheme for help. Read more →
The closure date for ‘Ditton Flyover’ has been confirmed as 7.30pm on the evening of Easter Monday (28 March 2016).
The section of the A533 Queensway in Widnes (known locally as the Ditton Flyover), which links Speke Road to the Silver Jubilee Bridge, will be permanently closed.
Motorists travelling through Widnes are being warned to expect delays as a result of the closure, which is needed to build the link roads through Widnes to connect the main road network to the new Mersey Gateway bridge, which will open in autumn 2017. Read more →