Great Howard Street (A565) By Stanley Dock

Key Liverpool road to close for four weeks

Contractor Osborne is to begin work this week on installing underground utility trenches as part of the £22m Great Howard Street upgrade, meaning the lanes inbound to Liverpool city centre from its northern fringe will be closed for four weeks from Blackstone Street.

Piccadilly Traffic

Regional cities top congestion table

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Manchester suffers the worst traffic congestion of any English location outside London, according to the National Infrastructure Commission, with Liverpool close behind in second.

Kevin Riley

Transport specialist returns to WSP

Kevin Riley has rejoined WSP after 15 years at Aecom and most recently Mott MacDonald, as director of transport in the Liverpool office.

Lime Street Track Works

Lime Street upgrades near completion

Liverpool Lime Street will close again this Sunday as the railway station’s major upgrade prepares to wrap up after eighteen months of construction work.

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Burnham and Rotheram plead for fare freeze

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The metro mayors of Manchester and Liverpool city regions have written to the Secretary of State for Transport to demand a freeze on rail fares, following a dramatic collapse in service levels since new timetables were introduced in May.