The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 13 March

March 13, 2017MerseylinkNews

13 March 2017

Mersey Gateway roadworks update

Road openings

The following routes will reopen following essential work on the Mersey Gateway project:

Date Road Details
From 20/3/17 A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Reopening of slip road from Boston Avenue to Central Expressway northbound (towards Bridgewater Expressway ).
From 20/3/17 A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Reopening of Central Expressway main carriageway northbound from Halton Lea to Bridgewater Expressway.

New works

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.

Date Road Details
Revised Dates

28/3/17 –   19/6/17

A577 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Total closure of Weston Link to Weston Point Expressway, westbound. A diversion will be in place.


28/3/17 – 01/4/17



Halton Lea Roundabout, Runcorn Total closure of Halton Link Road westbound from the Burger King roundabout to Halton Lea roundabout. There will be no access westbound (from Runcorn Shopping Centre) to Central Expressway northbound or southbound and Runcorn Spur Road. A diversion will be in place.

Ongoing works

There is a series of ongoing works taking place across Widnes and Runcorn. For more details on these works visit Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website or click the area links below:



Halton Borough Council works

See Halton Borough Council’s roadworks page for details of other roadworks in Halton.


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