The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 21 December 2015

December 21, 2015MerseylinkNews

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 existing closures, please visit the Mersey Gateway website.

Date of closure

Road / footpath Details
8/1/16 – 11/1/16

15/1/16 – 18/1/16

Ditton Roundabout, Widnes Weekend closures of the south west side of Ditton Roundabout between the Queensway southbound access slip road and the Ditton Road eastbound access road, including the total closure of Queensway northbound exit slip to Ditton Island and the Desoto Road exit and access slip roads. Diversions will be in place from 7.30pm on Friday to 5am Monday.
11/1/16 – approx. 2 months Halton South Footbridge, Runcorn Closure of Halton South Footbridge (known locally as the Asda footbridge) for structural repairs. A diversion via Halton Lodge footbridge will be in place.
11/1/16 – 17/1/16 Ditton flyover, Widnes Overnight (7.30pm – 5am) lane closures on main carriageway on Ditton flyover and southbound access slip road from Ditton Roundabout.
11/1/16 – 26/2/16 A557 at M56 Junction 12, Runcorn Offpeak (9.30am – 3.30pm) lane closures in both directions on A557 between M56 Junction 12 roundabout and Clifton roundabout.
16/1/16 – 22/1/16 Ditton Road, Widnes Closure of Ditton Road westbound (towards Hale) from Ditton roundabout for 300 metres. A diversion will be in place.
29/1/16 – 1/2/16

5/2/16 – 8/2/16

A557 at M56 Junction 12, Runcorn Weekend closures (7.30pm Friday – 5am Monday) of the northbound A557 (towards Runcorn) between Clifton roundabout and M56 Junction 12 roundabout. A diversion will be in place.

 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 web page, or click the links below.



For more information on other ongoing work, please visit:

The next roadworks and footpath closures update will be published on Monday 11 January 2016.

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