Mersey Gateway’s North Approach Viaduct contains enough concrete to fill seven Olympic swimming pools
Work on the giant North Approach Viaduct, which will help carry 60,000 vehicles a day across the new Mersey Gateway bridge, has finished.
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Stunning new drone footage showing the pace of progress on the Mersey Gateway Bridge has been released.
The footage, which was captured last month, shows both the scale of the project and how the hundreds of people working across the site are pressing on to ensure it opens as planned this autumn. Read more →
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.
Please note the table below does not include details of ongoing work. For information on existing major closures and diversion routes, visit Plan Your Journey on the Mersey Gateway website.
A major road closure in Widnes that will be required for the construction of the Mersey Gateway Project has been confirmed.
The A557 Watkinson Way, which links the Silver Jubilee Bridge and Widnes Eastern Bypass, will close permanently in both directions from 7.30pm on Sunday 23 April. Read more →
Major Ditton roadworks scheduled for April with focus on work at weekends and at night-time to minimise disruption
Dates for major infrastructure works on one of the main approaches to the new Mersey Gateway Bridge have been confirmed.
Essential road closures around Ditton Junction in Widnes have been scheduled for this month, with the majority of work taking place at weekends and overnight to minimise disruption. Read more →