Mersey Gateway March 2017 6
Panoramic view of the Mersey Gateway project taken on 6 March

Gallery | Mersey Gateway second river crossing takes shape

These stunning photographs show the rapid progress of construction as the £600m Mersey Gateway bridge emerges across the river linking Runcorn to Widnes and forming a new entrance to ease congestion into Liverpool.

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Halton Council appointed the Merseylink consortium in 2014, on a 30-year contract to design, build, finance and operate the project. The equity partners are Macquarie Capital Group, BBGI, and FCC Construcción. The construction joint venture is made up of Kier Infrastructure & Overseas, Samsung C&T Corporation and FCC Construcción S.A. Sanef S.A. will deliver and operate the tolling solution for the consortium.

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