Cllr Ann O'Byrne 2017

Liverpool brings highways services in-house

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By mutual agreement, Liverpool City Council has ended its highways contract with Amey, reflecting a council-wide review that has seen parks services, street cleaning, bin collections, IT, HR and payroll services all returned to direct council control.

Great Howard Street Bridge

Costs rise on £10m Liverpool bridge replacement

A project to replace the Great Howard Street Bridge on the A565 in Liverpool has seen construction costs grow by more than £1m due to delayed service diversions and “unforeseen issues”, according to the council.

Lime Street Wall Collapse 6 March

No detailed examination of Lime Street collapsed wall since 2014

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Charlie Schouten

Network Rail had not carried out an on-site inspection of land above tracks leading into Liverpool Lime Street station since December 2014, according to a report by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch, meaning that excess pressure on the supporting wall which led to its collapse earlier this year was not identified.