The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 17 August 2015

August 17, 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.

Please note the table below does not include details of ongoing work. For details of ongoing work, please visit the Mersey Gateway website.

Date of closure Road / footpath Details
18/08/15 – 21/08/15 24/08/15 – 27/08/15 01/09/15 –04/09/15 07/09/15 –13/09/15 South west side of Ditton Roundabout Total closure of Ditton Roundabout between Queensway southbound access road and Ditton Road eastbound access, including total closure of Queensway northbound exit slip to Ditton Roundabout and Desoto Road exit and access slip roads. Overnight and weekends only, 7pm – 5am Monday to Thursday, midnight Friday – midnight Sunday. Diversion routes to allow access to Speke, Widnes and the Multimodal Gateway will be in operation.
05/09/15 – 06/09/15 Between Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout Total closure of the road connecting Ditton Roundabout and Moor Lane Roundabout from midnight Friday – midnight Sunday. A diversion via Ditton Road, Hale Road, Liverpool Road and Kingsway will be in operation.
24/08/15 – 04/09/15 Weston Point Expressway Off-peak closure of lane 2 in both directions between the Rocksavage Junction and the Weston Link overbridge to allow repairs to the central reservation. Lane closed between 9.30am and 3.30pm.
07/09/15 – 02/10/15 Weston Point Expressway Northbound lane 1 closure from south of the Clifton roundabout through to the footbridge on the Weston Expressway. The closure is to allow National Grid to undertake gas main works in the area.

Ongoing works

There is also a series of ongoing major works taking place across Widnes and Runcorn.  For more details on these major ongoing works visit the Plan Your Journey website, or click the links below.



For more information on other ongoing work, please visit:




Halton Borough Council Mersey Link

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