MERSEYLINK bridge engineer Alan Segrott is giving an insight into the Mersey Gateway.

He will speak about the technical aspects associated with the design and construction of major bridges at a meeting of Widnes SciBar at 7.30pm on Wednesday February 8.

The many challenges associated with building such a major piece of infrastructure and the process of selecting the route will be covered in his talk at the Hillcrest Hotel on Cronton Lane.

Admission is £2.

Widnes SciBar is run by Friends of Catalyst