The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 8 August 2016

August 8, 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
8/8/16 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Offpeak lane closure (9.30am – 3.30pm) on Speke Road eastbound (towards Widnes) between Everite Road and Ditton roundabout.
8/8/16 – 26/8/16 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Overnight lane closures (7.30pm – 5am) on Speke Road eastbound (towards Widnes) between the A5300 Knowsley Expressway junction and Ditton roundabout.
From 12/8/16 A533 Central Expressway, Runcorn The southbound Central Expressway route to the Southern Expressway will reopen. Traffic will be required to leave and rejoin the Central Expressway at the Halton Lea junction until autumn 2016.
12/8/16 – 15/8/16 A557 Weston Point Expressway, Runcorn Weekend lane closure (7.30pm Friday – 5am Monday) on Weston Point Expressway northbound (towards Runcorn) between the M56 Junction 12 roundabout and the Rocksavage junction.
13/8/16 – 14/8/16 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Weekend lane closure (midnight on Friday night – 6pm Sunday) on Speke Road eastbound (towards Widnes) between the layby east of Everite Road and Ditton roundabout.

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:

Halton Borough Council works

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

Halton Borough Council Mersey Link

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