The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 4 July 2016

July 4, 2016MerseylinkNews

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 Down Your Street on the Mersey Gateway website.

Date Road Details
4-10/7/16 A533 Queensway, Widnes Overnight (7.30pm – 5am) lane closures on Queensway offslip between Desoto Road and Ditton roundabout and on the south section of Ditton roundabout between the Queensway on slip and off slip.
8/7/16 – 29/8/16 A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Weekend lane closures (7pm Friday – 5am Monday) on northbound Weston Point Expressway (towards Runcorn) between M56 Junction 12 roundabout and Weston Link.
9-10/7/16 Weston Link and A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Weekend closure (midnight on Friday night – 7pm Sunday) of eastbound Weston Link and Central Expressway northbound to the Halton Lea junction. A diversion will be in place.


A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn Weekend closures (midnight on Friday night – 5am Sunday) of Central Expressway southbound (towards the Southern Expressway) at Halton Brow junction. 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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