Maghull North station approved

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Merseytravel has been granted permission to build its first new rail station in more than a decade, Maghull North on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail network.

Construction Of Widnes Loops Road Viaduct

Work starts this month on Widnes Loops viaduct

Construction teams are preparing to install a set of giant concrete beams for a new road viaduct in Widnes, as part of the creation of a junction to take traffic to the Mersey Gateway bridge.

Toll test gantries go up in Runcorn

Two new gantries are being erected along the Bridgewater Expressway in Runcorn over the next month so testing of tolling technology can be carried out, ahead of the Mersey Gateway opening in autumn 2017.

Mersey second crossing bridge pylon reaches highest point

The south pylon of Mersey Gateway bridge pylons has been completed, marking the project’s highest point in the River Mersey estuary. The south pylon stands at impressive 125 metres high, while the north pylon, which will be complete in the next few days, measures 110 metres.

Bridges keep coming at Merseylink project

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Merseylink Consortium has completed a new footbridge over the Central Expressway at Halton Lodge in Runcorn, one of 12 bridges being replaced or upgraded as part of the £540m Mersey Gateway second river crossing project.