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Busy commuter route in Widnes to be closed and demolished in spring 2016 as Mersey Gateway enters critical new phase

January 29, 2016adminNews

A section of the A533 Queensway in Widnes (known locally as the Ditton Flyover), which links Speke Road to the Silver Jubilee Bridge, will be permanently closed at the beginning of March 2016. Update: this has been postponed until the end of March.

Mersey Gateway works in Widnes 2016

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Mermaid’s purses found on Widnes Warth salt marsh by Mersey Gateway environmental team

December 15, 2015adminNews

Shark egg cases – also known as ‘mermaid’s purses’  – were found washed up on Widnes Warth saltmarsh by a member of Merseylink’s environmental team today.

Mermaids PursesIt is thought that the egg cases probably come from a type of shark known as a Nursehound (Scyliorhinus stellaris) which can be found around the UK coastline. Read more →

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 30 November 2015

November 30, 2015adminNews

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 →

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 23 November 2015

November 23, 2015adminNews

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 →

Merseylink and Halton Borough Council urge motorists to drive safely through roadworks

November 20, 2015adminNews

Motorists using Halton’s highways are being urged to take extra care when driving through roadworks across Runcorn and Widnes.

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