The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 13 July 2015

July 13, 2015MerseylinkNews

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.

Please note the table below does not include details of ongoing work. For details of ongoing work, please visit Down Your StreetRead more →

Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust receives over £190k in funding for a new three-year environmental management programme

The Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust has received £190,110 from UK environmental funding body WREN to support its three-year long ‘Beyond Our Bridges’ project in the Upper Mersey Estuary.

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Upper Mersey Estuary

The unique independent charity, which was created as part of the £1.86bn Mersey Gateway Project, aims to use the funding to bring the Upper Mersey Estuary area into a good ecological state, creating a functional eco-system which will be monitored to chart the development of the Estuary over the next 30 years.

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Wildlife enthusiasts get special chance to sample Fiddlers Ferry wildlife with Mersey Gateway ‘Hawks and Hawkers’ event

July 9, 2015MerseylinkNews

Wildlife enthusiasts and local families will have to move quickly to book one of a limited number of places on a special ‘Hawks and Hawkers’ event being run by the Mersey Gateway Project later this month.

Examples of the birds and dragonflies visitors to the nature reserve could spot on 18 July

The special event, which takes place on Saturday 18 July 2015, will involve a guided tour around the normally closed off Fiddlers Ferry nature reserve. Read more →

Bridge building gets serious with arrival of massive machine

July 7, 2015adminNews

A massive bridge building machine is being assembled in Widnes, marking another key development for the Mersey Gateway Project.

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The specialist construction equipment, known as a self-launching movable scaffolding system (MSS), is being put together at Merseylink’s Catalyst site. Read more →

‘Question Time’ for construction consortium

July 7, 2015adminNews

Mersey Gateway construction consortium Merseylink has been put under the spotlight as part of a special employment and enterprise event with local schools.

Project staff from the Mersey Gateway team were quizzed by local students in a ‘Question Time’ style session during the Halton Work Skills and Enterprise event at the Select Stadium in Widnes. Read more →

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