The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 18 April 2016

April 18, 2016adminNews

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 →

150-year-old historic bottles unearthed in Halton during Mersey Gateway construction works

April 15, 2016adminNews

A collection of historic bottles – some thought to be as much as 150 years old – unearthed in Halton during Mersey Gateway works is being displayed at the project’s visitor centres.

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Mersey Gateway bridge building machines reach new heights

April 14, 2016adminNews

Two giant bridge building machines have been lifted into position high above the River Mersey, ready for work to begin on the main bridge deck for the new Mersey Gateway crossing.

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M56 junction 12 works to take place at weekends in April as part of new Mersey bridge works

March 21, 2016adminNews

Drivers using the area around Junction 12 of the M56 through Cheshire are being urged to allow extra time for weekend journeys in April due to a series of weekend road closures connected with the Mersey Gateway Project.

As part of the work to construct link roads to the new bridge, the A557 Weston Point Expressway roundabout off junction 12 of the M56 is being re-modelled with restricted access for motorway users at the end of the month with the two slip road closures. Read more →

Merseylink scaffolding specialist hires local apprentices to work on Halton’s iconic bridge project

March 14, 2016adminNews

In recognition of National Apprentice Week (14-18 March 2016) Merseylink is pleased to announce that its scaffolding supplier Altrad NSG has hired two local apprentices to work on the Mersey Gateway Project.

David McNamara, 22, and Paul Humphries, 20, both from Runcorn, have joined the scaffolding and industrial services specialist on a 20-month apprenticeship scheme. Read more →

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