The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks and footpath closures update – 7 December 2015

December 7, 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
7/12/15 – mid February 2016 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.
7/12/15 – 8/12/15 Desoto Road, Widnes Overnight closure of the north/westbound slip road running from Queensway to Desoto Road. There will be a diversion via Ditton Junction.
9/12/15 – 11/12/15 Ditton Flyover, Widnes Overnight (7.30pm – 5am) lane closure on the main carriageway and southbound access slip road from Ditton Roundabout.
9/12/15 – 16/12/15 Bridgewater Canal and tow path, Runcorn Intermittent closures of the Bridgewater Canal and tow path at Bridgewater interchange. Closure times may vary but will be approximately from 7-9am, 11am-1pm and 3-5pm.
14/12/15 – 15/12/15 Ditton Flyover, Widnes Off-peak (9.30am – 3.30pm) lane closure on northbound Ditton flyover (towards Speke)
14/12/15 – 18/12/15 Wandsworth Way and Hutchinson Street, Widnes There will be three-way temporary traffic lights installed overnight at the junction of Wandsworth Way and Hutchinson Street between 7.30pm and 5am.
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.

 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:

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