The Mersey Gateway Project

Bridge project funds new community play area

August 12, 2015adminNews

Construction workers from the Mersey Gateway Project are putting their skills to good use this summer by building a brand new community play area in Halton.

West Bank Community Centre in Widnes is being gifted a new outdoor play area – worth approximately £26,500 – by Merseylink and its supply chain. Read more →

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 10 August 2015

August 10, 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.

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Concrete pour for bridge pylons marks next step for the Mersey Gateway Project

August 3, 2015adminNews

A massive concrete pour will take place in the Mersey estuary tonight (Monday 3 August 2015) as construction crews build the south pylon foundations for the Mersey Gateway Bridge.

It is the project’s biggest single concrete pour and will involve pumping around 1,400 cubic metres of concrete into the south cofferdam to form the base of the south pylon. Read more →

Plea for children to act safely around Halton’s roads

July 24, 2015adminNews

Police and the construction team behind the new Mersey Gateway bridge are appealing for youngsters to act safely around Halton’s roads.

Merseylink and Cheshire Police have issued the plea following reports that youngsters have been throwing logs, branches and stones onto some of the area’s busiest roads – putting motorists, workers and themselves at risk.

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Bridge building gets serious with arrival of massive machine

July 7, 2015adminNews

A massive bridge building machine is being assembled in Widnes, marking another key development for the Mersey Gateway Project.

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The specialist construction equipment, known as a self-launching movable scaffolding system (MSS), is being put together at Merseylink’s Catalyst site. Read more →

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