SILVER JUBILEE BRIDGE IS NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC!

Halton residents are advised that the Silver Jubilee Bridge is now open to traffic. The bridge has opened this afternoon following completion of a major refurbishment programme. When the Mersey Gateway opened in 2017, the iconic Silver Jubilee Bridge – a Grade II Listed Structure and the seventh largest steel arch bridge in the world – was closed […]

Chance for cyclists to have their say

Cyclists have an opportunity to express how safe they feel on the roads by filling out a short survey designed to help make the county’s roads safer for everyone. Any cyclist who lives and or cycles in or through Cheshire is being encouraged to complete the short survey from Cheshire Police’s Roads and Crime Unit.Officers will use […]

GMP stops dozens of recovery vehicles during one-day operation to improve the safety of the road networks and combat the theft of construction equipment

This week, in a one-day operation, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Traffic Officers detected 21 offences in Oldham, some of which resulted in officers issuing immediate prohibitions to drivers as a result of defects found on vehicles, and they were prevented from continuing their journey until the defect was corrected. On Tuesday 9 February 2021, officers […]

SILVER JUBILEE BRIDGE REOPENING MOVES CLOSER

Halton residents are advised that the Silver Jubilee Bridge will be open to traffic by the end of this month following completion of the refurbishment programme. When the Mersey Gateway opened in 2017, the iconic Silver Jubilee Bridge – a Grade II Listed Structure and the seventh largest steel arch bridge in the world – was […]

Warrington Council listens to concerns over Town Centre transport improvements

Feedback from the public is playing a key role in shaping transport improvements in Warrington town centre. Last December, the council carried out its active travel consultation, asking for people’s views on proposals to making a number of temporary measures in the town centre into permanent features – with the aims of reducing through traffic and […]

Omega highways improvements continue

Construction of improvements at the junction of Lingley Green Avenue and Liverpool Road (Omega Local Highways Ph2B) are now under way, following preliminary works.  New left turn lanes will be provided on Liverpool Road Eastbound (towards the town centre) and Lingley Green Avenue southbound (on approach to the junction) to improve journey times through the […]

CONSULTATION ON BUSWAY SCHEME BY HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL

Last summer  a temporary cycle corridor to connect residents to health, education and employment services was created in Halton under the Emergency Active Transport Programme. Halton Borough Council is now consulting the local community on proposals to construct a permanent sustainable transport corridor along the busway from Halton Lea to Murdishaw Local Centre. The proposed […]

£47m highways scheme set for game-changing phase

New look Strand – with Mann Island Junction removed Two of Liverpool’s most famous roads are to undergo major changes next week as a £47m highways scheme reaches a critical phase. The city’s historic Lime Street will temporarily close to traffic from the junction at Ranelagh Street, and access from The Strand to the Pier […]

Time Square multi-storey car park, Warrington – change to opening hours

Changes will be made to the opening hours through lockdown. Due to the national lockdown introduced on 5 January, the opening hours of the Time Square multi-storey car park will be temporarily adjusted. The car park will close at 10pm on Saturday 9 January and will then operate from 6am – 10pm, seven days per week, […]