Essential tree-felling work is starting in Halton next week as the next stage of Merseylink’s tree and vegetation clearance programme gets underway.
Four local people from Halton have secured employment after taking part in training courses developed by Merseylink and Halton Employment Partnership.
Essential work on the Mersey Gateway Project means the following roads and footpaths will be closed over the coming week.
Date of closure
|01/09/14 – 02/09/14||Central Expressway and slip roads||Lane 1 closure on Central Expressway Northbound between Lodge Lane and Halton Lea to include TOTAL closure of Exit Slip to Halton Lea, for Drainage CCTV and Site Clearance. Diversions will be in operation.|
|03/09/14 – 05/09/14||Central Expressway and Halton Lea slip road||Lane 1 closure on Central Expressway Northbound between Halton Lea and Halton Brow to include TOTAL closure of Halton Lea slip from Spur Road and Halton Brow Exit slip, for Drainage CCTV. Diversions will be in operation.|
The information provided here is an overview of planned work and therefore subject to change. The team may have to put in place overnight road closures or diversions at short notice due to emergency situations, and these may not be detailed here, but it is our aim to provide information that is as up to date as possible.
Five community organisations in Halton are set to receive expert assistance from Merseylink’s bridge-building team.
West Bank Community Centre, Daresbury Primary School, Riverside College, Milner Church Institute and the Mersey Gateway Environmental Trust have all been successful in their applications to the first round of the Merseylink Time Bank. Read more →
A university student from Halton has become the latest addition to the Merseylink team.
Louise Cash, 20, has joined Merseylink, which is responsible for delivering the £600m new bridge project between Runcorn and Widnes, on a year-long paid internship as the project’s volunteer coordinator. Read more →