The Mersey Gateway Project

Mersey Gateway roadworks update – 8 May

May 8, 2017MerseylinkNews

Mersey Gateway roadworks update

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
11/5/17 – 26/5/17 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Overnight closures (7.30pm – 5am) of Speke Road. The direction of the closure, and therefore the diversion, will alternate between the northbound and southbound Speke Road.


08/5/17 -12/5/17 B5419 Moor Lane, Widnes Off peak lane closures (09.30am – 3.30pm) of lane 2 of the westbound and eastbound Moor Lane. Traffic will reduce to single lane running.
16/5/17 – 25/5/17 A533 Central Expressway Total overnight closure (8pm – 5am) of the main carriageway in both directions (north and southbound) under Halton Lea roundabout. A diversion will be in place using Halton Lea roundabout

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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