Airport backs Mersey Gateway proposals as new figures show airport related bridge traffic set to double in future
Bosses at Liverpool John Lennon Airport are backing the latest proposals for the Mersey Gateway project as new statistics reveal that 3.6million people could be crossing the Mersey in Halton travelling to or from the airport in the future.
Halton Borough Council has formally agreed the case for the Mersey Gateway project to build a new crossing over the Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes.
A series of exhibitions across Halton to give local people a chance to learn more about and give their views on the Mersey Gateway project get underway this week.
A major consultation exercise to gather views on the £390m Mersey Gateway project to build a landmark new bridge over the River Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes was launched today (Monday 18th June).
Plans are well underway for a public engagement programme on the Mersey Gateway project this summer.
It will inform residents, businesses and organisations in Halton and the wider north west region about the plans for a new bridge over the Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes.