The Mersey Gateway Project

Interview: Life at the top of a tower crane

October 24, 2016adminNews

Merseylink’s tower crane team is playing a key role in the construction of the three Mersey Gateway bridge pylons, which dominate the skyline in the Mersey estuary.

We asked lead tower crane operator, Peter McDonough, a few questions to find out what it’s like to work with your head literally in the clouds. Read more →

New road junction unveiled as Bridgewater Expressway and Daresbury Expressway reopen to traffic

October 20, 2016adminNews

Merseylink is set to reopen a single lane in each direction on the A558 Daresbury Expressway and the A533 Bridgewater Expressway.

The newly remodelled Bridgewater Junction and the Bridgewater and Daresbury Expressways in Runcorn will reopen to westbound traffic on Sunday 23 October 2016.

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Innovative tolling technology being installed for tests in Runcorn

October 20, 2016adminNews

Drivers travelling along the Bridgewater Expressway in Runcorn this month will see two new gantries being erected over the road near Starbucks as they head towards the Silver Jubilee Bridge.

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Bridge pylon reaches highest point in Mersey estuary marking major milestone for Mersey Gateway Project

October 5, 2016adminNews

The south pylon of Mersey Gateway bridge has been completed, marking the project’s highest point in the River Mersey estuary.

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Ditton Junction roadworks set to move into new phase as Mersey Gateway progresses

September 19, 2016adminNews

Drivers using one of Widnes’s busiest junctions should feel the benefit as one of the key stretches of Mersey Gateway roadworks heads in to its next phase from 26 September.

From Monday 26 September traffic travelling south from Liverpool to the Silver Jubilee Bridge will no longer have to follow the old Ditton Roundabout route. Read more →

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