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Crown Estate helps facilitate Mersey Gateway bridge

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mersey Gateway

7:30am Friday 4th July 2014

THE Crown Estate has agreed a long lease with Halton Council for a section of shoreline on the River Mersey for the £600 million Mersey Gateway bridge.

Fish rehomed to pave way for Mersey Gateway crossing

Runcorn and Widnes World: Workers rehome fish to build two clay dams

12:05pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE team paving the way for the £600 million Mersey Gateway bridge swapped shovels and JCBs for dinghies and fishing nets to rehome 680 fish in Widnes.

Builders of Mersey Gateway pledge skills and expertise with Halton residents

Runcorn and Widnes World: How the Mersey Gateway will look

9:38am Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE team building the Mersey Gateway bridge is launching a new initiative to provide opportunities for people living and working in Halton.

Meticulous logistical planning paves the way for the £600m Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jill Doyle, Merseylink communications manager talks to West Bank resident Chris Hollins

9:54am Friday 30th May 2014

THE huge logistic operation to pave the way for the iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway is taking shape.

Mersey Gateway project celebrates double triumph

Runcorn and Widnes World: Jon Freeman from Celtic Technologies, Jeff Hayes and Ian Draycott from the Mersey Gateway Crossings Board and Peter Fitch from Ramboll

2:48pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE team behind the Mersey Gateway project is celebrating a double triumph a week after construction started on the new £600 million bridge.

Construction work starts on £600m iconic Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Hugh O'Connor general manager Merseylink, Clr Rob Polhill, Halton Council leader, David Parrk Halton Council chief executive and Steve Nicholson interim chief executive Mersey Gateway crossings board

12:31pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

AN historic milestone has been reached today as construction work started on the Mersey Gateway.

Campaigners confident new locks could turn Runcorn into flourishing tourist attraction

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton MP Derek Twigg joins Noel Hutchinson and campaigners at the site of the proposed new locks

7:30am Wednesday 30th April 2014

THE iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway could inadvertently turn Runcorn into a flourishing tourist attraction.

Survey work on the new Mersey Gateway crossing will close a road in Runcorn

Runcorn and Widnes World: What the £600m Mersey Gateway crossing will look like

3:20pm Monday 28th April 2014

SURVEY work for the new Mersey crossing will cause the closure of a road in Runcorn for three days.

Halton's trees axed for the Mersey Gateway bridge will be replaced

Runcorn and Widnes World: The iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway will be constructed by world class engineers who have already built 30 bridges all over the world.

3:10pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

RESIDENTS have complained about the number of trees being cut down across Halton to pave way for the Mersey Gateway bridge.

Halton MP Derek Twigg continues fighting for free tolls on the Mersey Gateway for Halton residents

Runcorn and Widnes World: Halton MP Derek Twigg raised the crisis at Prime Minister’s question time in the House of Commons

7:30am Monday 24th March 2014

CHANCELLOR George Osborne has guaranteed £270 million in his budget to support the iconic Mersey Gateway bridge.

Chancellor pledges £270m in today's budget for Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Tolls for Mersey Gateway will be similar to Mersey tunnels

3:48pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

THE Chancellor today guaranteed £270 million to support the iconic Mersey Gateway bridge.

Hundreds of volunteers could gain valuable job skills with the Mersey Gateway project

Runcorn and Widnes World: What the £600m Mersey Gateway crossing will look like

7:30am Thursday 27th February 2014

A UNIQUE scheme has been launched to give Halton residents the chance to become part of a ’once in a lifetime’ project.

Fight for free tolls over Halton's bridge crossings moves to Westminster

Runcorn and Widnes World: What the Mersey Gateway will look like

12:40pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

THE fight for free tolls for Halton residents to cross the new Mersey Gateway and existing Silver Jubilee Bridge moves to Westminster tomorrow.

Trees felled to make way for £600 Mersey Gateway crossing

Runcorn and Widnes World: What the Mersey Gateway will look like

7:20am Wednesday 8th January 2014

PREPARATION is already underway for the long-awaited construction of the iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway bridge, set to create 500 construction jobs and generate up to 5,000 permanent posts.

VOTE: Halton residents to get free journeys over new bridge

Runcorn and Widnes World: How the bridge will look

8:08am Thursday 12th December 2013

RESIDENTS in Widnes and Runcorn will pay £10 a year to get 300 journeys over the new Mersey Gateway Bridge and the current Silver Jubill Bridge when tolls are introduced in 2017.

Halton MP condemns Government over toll double standards

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mersey Gateway

12:36pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

HALTON MP Derek Twigg has blasted the Government’s decision to drop plans to toll a road in East Anglia whilst forcing drivers to pay to cross the River Mersey.

Senior staff being recruited to steer £600m Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Work starts on new £600m bridge linking Runcorn and Widnes

6:10am Tuesday 19th November 2013

THE search is on to find experts to oversee the construction of the iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway.

Mersey Gateway to benefit from Government funding

Runcorn and Widnes World: Mersey Gateway header

8:19am Monday 1st July 2013

THE new Mersey bridge linking Runcorn and Widnes will qualify for Government fun day.

Plans to change road layout for Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: The new Mersey Gateway

3:10pm Sunday 30th June 2013

EXHIBITIONS are being held to show residents proposed changes to the road layout around the new Mersey Gateway bridge in Runcorn.

Mersey Gateway to be built by 'world class engineers'

Runcorn and Widnes World: The iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway will be constructed by world class engineers who have already built 30 bridges all over the world.

3:10pm Saturday 29th June 2013

THE iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway will be constructed by world class engineers who have already built 30 bridges all over the world.

Tolls for Mersey Gateway will be similar to Mersey tunnels

Runcorn and Widnes World: Tolls for Mersey Gateway will be similar to Mersey tunnels

4:00pm Thursday 27th June 2013

TOLLS on the Mersey Gateway and the Silver Jubilee Bridge will be similar to the Mersey tunnels, currently £1.60 each way.

New bridge will create thousands of jobs

Runcorn and Widnes World: The new Mersey Gateway

9:40am Thursday 27th June 2013

THE new Mersey Gateway bridge is set to stimulate around 5,000 jobs as companies capitalise on the new fast transport link.

VIDEO: Consortia to build iconic £600m Mersey Gateway revealed

Runcorn and Widnes World: The new Mersey Gateway

9:33am Thursday 20th June 2013

THE name of the consortium which will build the iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway has been revealed.

Walkers invited to explore the environmental aspect of the Mersey Gateway project

Runcorn and Widnes World: From left, Paul Oldfield Mersey Gateway Project, Graham Bondi Frodsham Festival of Walks organiser, Clr John Stockton and Richard Gardner

8:10am Tuesday 23rd April 2013

WALKERS could discover a unique perspective of the £600 million Mersey Gateway from the ground.

Final bids submitted for Mersey Gateway contract

Runcorn and Widnes World: From left, Steve Nicholson, Mersey Gateway project director; Lorraine Cox, from Halton Council; and Clr John Stockton

10:00am Wednesday 17th April 2013

THE final tenders for the three companies looking to build The Mersey Gateway bridge have been handed in.

Final tenders for £600m Mersey Gateway

Runcorn and Widnes World: Artist's impression of the Mersey Gateway

5:20pm Tuesday 26th February 2013

THE iconic £600 million Mersey Gateway is a step closer.

Mersey Gateway named as one of the world's most innovative projects

Runcorn and Widnes World: he iconic Mersey Gateway

3:03pm Tuesday 3rd July 2012

The iconic Mersey Gateway set to create almost 5,000 jobs has been named as one of the world’s most innovative and important projects.

Chancellor visits Mersey Gateway site

5:50pm Wednesday 3rd November 2010

CHANCELLOR George Osborne came to Runcorn to see where the second Mersey crossing will be built.

Chanceller pledges support for Mersey Gateway

5:20pm Wednesday 6th October 2010

THE Mersey Gateway project, set to create 5,000 new jobs, alleviate congestion and regenerate the region, has won the support of Chancellor George Osborne.

Halton Council confident £431m Mersey Gateway will get the go-ahead

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd June 2010

THE unique qualities of the £431 million Mersey Gateway will win the project the go-ahead, Halton Council has declared.






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