The Mersey Gateway Project

New road, lane and footpath closures – 18 November 2014

November 18, 2014LornaNews

New road, lane and footpath closures

Essential work on the Mersey Gateway Project means the following road and lane closures over the coming days and weeks.

Date of closure Road / footpath Details
22/11/14 – 23/11/14 Moor Lane roundabout Closure of Inner lane of roundabout for drilling work.
26/11/14 – 27/11/14 A533 – Southern Expressway Total closure of slip road from Southern Expressway northbound, to Weston Link westbound, for site clearance work
29/11/14 – 30/11/14 Ditton Road There will be temporary two-way traffic lights on Ditton Road  (just past WSR Recycling Services). This is for drilling work.

The information provided here is an overview of planned work and therefore subject to change.

The team may have to put in place overnight road closures or diversions at short notice due to emergency situations, and these may not be detailed here, but it is our aim to provide information that is as up to date as possible.

The economic, transport and social benefits the project will bring to the region include:

  • 470 permanent full-time equivalent jobs on site during construction
  • 4,640 permanent direct and indirect jobs
  • £61.9 million a year in Gross Value Added from the new jobs by 2030.

When it opens in 2017, both the new bridge and the Silver Jubilee Bridge will be tolled, but they will be free* to all residents.

For more information on ongoing work, please visit:

*Residents of Halton will still need to register to use the bridges and there will be a small charge for this.




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