Mersey Gateway bosses welcome ‘growing consensus’ for action on roads following latest think tank report
The team running the Mersey Gateway project – which is working to build a new crossing across the River Mersey between Widnes and Runcorn – has today (Weds 16th Jan) backed the findings of a new report that says Britain’s roads are ‘unfit for purpose’.
Local people in Halton are being asked for their views on how the Mersey Gateway project can bring the best possible regeneration benefits to Halton at a special event next week.
The Mersey Gateway project is to give local people priority on discounts for crossing the River Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes when tolls come in to force in 2014.
The latest updates on the Mersey Gateway project were presented by members of the project team to regional businesses and politicians at a special breakfast briefing this morning (Monday 15th October)
New research carried out by the RAC has identified the north west as the most dangerous area of the country to travel in and the Mersey Gateway team believe that the construction of a new crossing over the river Mersey would help alleviate this problem.