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
17/07/17 – 31/07/17 A533 Queensway, Widnes Overnight lane closure (7.30pm – 5am) of the Silver Jubilee Bridge northbound to Desoto Road.
18/07/17 & 19/07/17 Hutchinson Street, Widnes There will be two way temporary traffic signals between Wandsworth Way and Desoto Road (7.30pm – 5am)
20/07/17 & 21/07/17 Hutchinson Street, Widnes There will be two way temporary  traffic signals between Wandsworth Way and Cromwell Street (7.30pm – 5am)
28/07/17 –  30/07/17 A562 Speke Road, Widnes Weekend closure (7.30pm Friday – Midnight Sunday) of either northbound or southbound Speke Road. The direction of the closure, and therefore the diversion, will alternate between the northbound and southbound Speke Road.
31/07/17 – 25/08/17 A533 Bridgewater Expressway, Runcorn Overnight closures (7.30pm – 5am) of the eastbound Bridgewater Expressway between Astmoor West Interchange and Astmoor East Interchange. A diversion via Astmoor Road 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.

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.